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Brazil’s industrial production shows recovery signs


September 13th, 2012 - 2:03 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Sep 13 (IANS) Brazil's industrial production is showing signs of recovery, central bank President Alexandre Tombini said.At a public Senate hearing Wednesday, Tombini said that now Brazil ... Read more...

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Corporates told to give handlooms, handicraft products as gift items


August 13th, 2012 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) The textiles ministry is organising a conclave appealing to Indian industries to source domestic handlooms and handicrafts for corporate gifting instead of regular gift such ... Read more...

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Brazilian agribusiness faces shrinking global demand


August 8th, 2012 - 12:41 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Aug 8 (IANS/EFE) Production in Brazil's agri-industrial sector fell 3.9 percent in the first half of the year compared with the same period of 2011, a statistics ... Read more...

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Reddy to discuss Andhra Pradesh power supply with PM


August 5th, 2012 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 5 (IANS) Worried about the grim power situation in Andhra Pradesh following a cut in the gas supply by the centre's Empowered Group of Ministers (EGoM), Chief ... Read more...

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Power crisis will ease, Andhra CM assures industry


July 19th, 2012 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 19 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Kiran Kumar Reddy Thursday assured the industry that current electricity crisis would ease soon as steps are being taken to narrow ... Read more...

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L’Oreal to set up Rs.400 crore plant in Himachal


July 11th, 2012 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 11 (IANS) French cosmetics giant L'Oreal has shown keen interest in setting up a facility in Himachal Pradesh, the first in north India, state Industries Minister Kishan ... Read more...

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Brazil’s GDP growth forecast lowered


July 3rd, 2012 - 2:18 pm ICT by IANS
Brasilia, July 3 (IANS) For the eighth consecutive week, Brazil's financial market decreased its projected growth figure for this year's gross domestic product (GDP) from 2.18 to 2.05 percent, according ... Read more...

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Inflation will remain at same level: Pranab


April 17th, 2012 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) Inflation will remain in the range of 6-7 percent in the current financial year, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee said Tuesday adding a slowdown in ... Read more...

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‘Brazil committed to halting currency appreciation’


March 23rd, 2012 - 2:19 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, March 23 (IANS) Brazilian Finance Minister Guido Mantega said Thursday that the government is committed to halting the appreciation of the Brazilian currency real against the US ... Read more...

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‘Pakistani economy very sick’


March 22nd, 2012 - 12:31 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 22 (IANS) Pakistan's economy seems to be "experiencing a near-death experience", a daily said Thursday, urging sensible planning instead of senseless borrowing.The government says the economy is turning ... Read more...

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Industrial growth to pick up with inflation easing


March 15th, 2012 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) Industrial growth during the current financial year is pegged at 4-5 percent, less than the annual growth rates achieved in the recent past, but ... Read more...

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Andhra’s small-scale industries threaten closure


February 27th, 2012 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Feb 27 (IANS) Faced with a 12-day power holiday in a month, small scale industries in Andhra Pradesh Monday threatened to shut down production.The Federation of Andhra Pradesh Small ... Read more...

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Containerised sewage treatment plant from G.D. Nanovation


February 8th, 2012 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 8 (IANS) Coimbatore-based G.D. Nanovation Pvt Ltd is targeting residential apartments, malls, hotels and hospital for its container-based sewage treatment plants launched here Wednesday. It is also looking ... Read more...

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Growth may be revised upward from 6.9 percent: Pranab


February 7th, 2012 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 7 (IANS) The economic growth for the current financial year which was projected Tuesday at 6.9 percent, is likely to be revised upwards on the back ... Read more...

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Pakistan to speed up gas import


February 3rd, 2012 - 12:47 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 3 (IANS) Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani wants to expedite the import of liquefied natural gas (LNG) to overcome the energy crisis in Pakistan.Pakistan is facing a ... Read more...

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Pakistan sets up task force on energy shortage


January 8th, 2012 - 5:50 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 8 (IANS) The Pakistani government has set up a special task force to tackle the energy shortage the industrial sector is facing.Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has ... Read more...

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Water shortage affecting industries: FICCI


January 8th, 2012 - 12:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 8 (IANS) After power shortage, water scarcity will be the next growth barrier in India. Inadequate availability of water is becoming an area of concern for industries, ... Read more...

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PM says corporate criticism of government ‘disappointing’


December 22nd, 2011 - 10:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 22 (IANS) In the backdrop of severe criticism by corporate leaders of his government's decision-making capabilities, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Thursday said it was "a little ... Read more...

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Spiritual guru favours carbon tax


December 22nd, 2011 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 22 (IANS) Spiritual guru Sohom Baba, one of the UN appointed observers at the recently concluded climate summit at Durban, South Africa, Thursday called for imposing carbon tax ... Read more...

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Abu Dhabi hosts industry meet


December 19th, 2011 - 12:01 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Dec 18 (IANS/WAM) A business forum was organised here Sunday to discuss industrial growth in the emirate, the organisers said.Government agencies, banks and over 45 companies in the ... Read more...

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Mexico’s industrial production rises


December 13th, 2011 - 11:23 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Dec 13 (IANS/EFE) Mexico's industrial production rose 3.3 percent in October, compared to the same month in 2010, the National Institute of Statistics and Geography, or INEGI, said ... Read more...

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Thailand approves $648.5 million post-flood budget


December 8th, 2011 - 1:17 am ICT by BNO News
BANGKOK, THAILAND (BNO NEWS) -- The government of Thailand on Tuesday approved a Bt 20 billion ($648.5 million) budget for the country's post-flood reconstruction efforts, local media reported on Wednesday.Thai Government spokeswoman ... Read more...

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Tube Investments eyes Rs.500 crore revenue


December 7th, 2011 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 7 (IANS) Multi-product company Tube Investments of India Ltd is confident of sizeable orders from oil exploration, packaging and can manufacturing sectors for its industrial chains next fiscal ... Read more...

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Pranab lowers 2011-12 growth projection to 7.5 percent


December 2nd, 2011 - 2:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) After a slump in growth in the first two quarters of the current financial year, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Friday lowered the economic growth ... Read more...

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South Korea’s industrial power sales go up


November 21st, 2011 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, Nov 21 (IANS) South Korea's industrial electricity sales jumped 9.1 percent last month from a year earlier due to surging demand from energy-intensive sectors, a government report showed Monday.Sales ... Read more...

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Thai PM invokes natural disaster law


October 22nd, 2011 - 7:30 pm ICT by BNO News
BANGKOK (BNO NEWS) -- Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra on Friday assumed powers under the natural disaster law giving her full authority to implement a nationwide disaster relief plan as more than ... Read more...

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Bangkok floods inevitable, Thai PM says


October 21st, 2011 - 5:28 am ICT by BNO News
BANGKOK (BNO NEWS) -- Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra on Thursday said that it is impossible to protect all of Bangkok from the country's worst floods in decades, describing the situation as ... Read more...

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Factory output rises a sluggish 4.1 percent, may affect GDP


October 12th, 2011 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 12 (IANS) India's industrial output grew at a sluggish rate of 4.1 percent in August, prompting Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee to say it was disappointing and ... Read more...

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Taking high inflation to be normal is dangerous: RBI


August 25th, 2011 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 25 (IANS) The Reserve Bank of India Thursday warned that accepting high inflation as the "new normal" would be dangerous even as it predicted inflation to remain high ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu plan outlay raised to Rs.23,535 crore


July 7th, 2011 - 12:04 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) The annual plan outlay for Tamil Nadu for 2011-12 was finalised at Rs.23,535 crore Wednesday at a meeting between Deputy Chairman of the Planning Commission ... Read more...

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Haryana keen to develop hydropower with Himachal


June 22nd, 2011 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, June 22 (IANS) Haryana is keen to forge mutual cooperation with Himachal Pradesh in hydropower and tourism sectors, Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda said here Wednesday."We are ... Read more...

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Togo seeks Indian investment in infrastructure, industry


April 14th, 2011 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 14 (IANS) Togo, the African nation that is one of the world's largest producers of phosphate, is keen to attract more Indian investment, especially in infrastructure, ... Read more...

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Rising inflation may affect India’s growth: Deloitte


April 6th, 2011 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 6 (IANS) Rising prices of crude oil, food items and poor industrial growth are the biggest threat to India's nine percent growth target, according to a study ... Read more...

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Kerala polls: UDF promises Re one/kg rice to BPL families


March 25th, 2011 - 9:39 pm ICT by ANI
Kochi, Mar 25 (ANI): The Election Manifesto of the Congress led-United Democratic Front (UDF) in Kerala, which was released today, promised rice at one rupee a kilo for all Below Poverty Line ... Read more...

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Industrial output grows by 8.6 percent


February 25th, 2011 - 4:17 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb.25 (ANI): The Economic Survey 2010-11, presented by Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee in the Parliament today, states that the Index of Industrial Production (IIP) based cumulative industrial output growth ... Read more...

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