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Medicinal plants export from India jumps 137 percent


August 8th, 2012 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) India continues to be ranked the world's second largest exporter of medicinal plants after China as the trade in herbals registered around 137 percent growth ... Read more...

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Policy needed for South Asian women migrants, says UN report


June 4th, 2012 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 4 (IANS) With South Asia contributing over six million international women migrants, a report Monday said lack of information and proper documentation has been hindering their ... Read more...

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China to boost import to balance foreign trade


May 1st, 2012 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 1 (IANS) China has called for increasing imports and stabilising exports in order to promote a more balanced growth in foreign trade, a media report said Tuesday.China's cabinet, ... Read more...

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China confident in 10 percent trade growth (Lead)


April 17th, 2012 - 3:08 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 17 (IANS) China is confident about achieving the full-year target of 10-percent growth in foreign trade, despite slowed growth in the first quarter due to cumulative factors, the ... Read more...

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OPEC oil prices continue to rise


March 13th, 2012 - 5:27 am ICT by IANS
Vienna, March 13 (IANS) Weekly average oil prices of the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) rose to $122.87 per barrel last week, the Vienna-based cartel said Monday.Prices last week ... Read more...

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Qatari emir to visit India, with gas sale, investment on agenda


March 4th, 2012 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) Qatar's Emir Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa al Thani, one of the world's richest monarchs and whose tiny country of barely two million people has ... Read more...

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Chinese firms eye India for business


February 22nd, 2012 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 22 (IANS) Sixty percent of trading firms in China plan to target emerging markets like India and Vietnam for business in the next five years, a survey has ... Read more...

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Iran is undermining world stability : Israel


February 16th, 2012 - 8:24 am ICT by IANS
Jerusalem, Feb 16 (IANS) Israel has blamed Iran for undermining the world stability while critising it for targetting its envoys in India and Georgia.Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu Wednesday condemned ... Read more...

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Mauritius invites Indian investments


February 8th, 2012 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 8 (IANS) Assuring a safe and high-return environment, Mauritius Prime Minister Navinchandra Ramgoolam Wednesday asked Indian entrepreneurs to step up investments through partnerships and joint ventures, ... Read more...

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India seeks Mauritius investment in key sectors


February 7th, 2012 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 7 (IANS) India Tuesday urged Mauritius, the largest source of foreign direct investment (FDI), to further boost investments in in manufacturing, agro-processing, information technology and pharma ... Read more...

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Indian products will have edge using genuine IT: Microsoft


December 22nd, 2011 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 22 (IANS) The usage of genuine IT in the manufacturing sector will not only differentiate the Indian products but will also give it an edge over the products ... Read more...

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China plans to export more to developing nations


December 7th, 2011 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 7 (IANS) China plans to raise its exports to the developing countries as it believes that the demand from developed nations is unlikely to improve, a senior Chinese ... Read more...

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China issues first white paper on foreign trade


December 7th, 2011 - 1:30 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 7 (IANS) The Chinese government Wednesday issued a white paper on foreign trade, highlighting the country's achievements in boosting foreign trade and its contribution to the world economy.China ... Read more...

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Will seek lower import duties on dredgers, says Vasan


November 18th, 2011 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Nov 18 (IANS) The Indian shipping ministry will take up with appropriate authorities the issue of reducing customs duty on import of dredgers while it awaits details on standards ... Read more...

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Tata Chemicals starts $100-mn soda ash unit in Kenya


November 11th, 2011 - 3:21 pm ICT by IANS
Nairobi, Nov 11 (IANS) India's Tata Chemicals has opened a $100 million soda ash plant here that enhances the capacity of its Kenyan subsidiary and places this East African nation ... Read more...

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China’s foreign trade to top $3 trillion this year: Official


October 28th, 2011 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 28 (IANS) A senior Chinese official said Friday the country's foreign trade volume will surpass $3 trillion this year, accounting for 10.5 percent of the world's total.The country's ... Read more...

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China’s foreign trade to top $3 tn


October 28th, 2011 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 28 (IANS) China's foreign trade will surpass $3 trillion this year, accounting for 10.5 percent of the world's total, a senior official said Friday.This year marked the 10th ... Read more...

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France world’s fourth largest arms exporter


October 27th, 2011 - 8:10 am ICT by IANS
Paris, Oct 27 (IANS) France remained as the fourth largest exporter of defence equipment in 2010, with orders totalling 5.12 billion euros (about $7.12 billion), while the US is still ... Read more...

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India backs UN call for end to US trade embargo on Cuba


October 26th, 2011 - 12:49 pm ICT by IANS
United Nations, Oct 26 (IANS) India joined 181 other nations in the UN General Assembly in calling for the immediate lifting of the economic and trade embargo imposed on Cuba ... Read more...

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GE chief doesn’t foresee another global recession


September 26th, 2011 - 11:19 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 26 (IANS) General Electric (GE) chief executive Jeffrey R. Immelt Monday sounded optimistic about the world economy weathering the present crisis and averting another global recession."At a ... Read more...

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Indian IT industry’s revenue up 19 percent in 2010-11


September 10th, 2011 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) The Indian IT industry posted an increase of 19 percent in its total revenue at Rs.4,38,296 crore ($96.1 billion) during financial year 2010-11, said a ... Read more...

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Reliance Industries to be debt free by year-end: Mukesh Ambani


June 3rd, 2011 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 3 (IANS) India's largest private sector firm Reliance Industries (RIL) Friday said that it will be debt free by the end of this year adding that the ... Read more...

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Roses for the world: An Indian success story in Ethiopia


May 29th, 2011 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
Holeta (Ethiopia), May 29 (IANS) The world's largest exporter of roses is an Indian who grows and ships hundreds of varieties of the prized flowers -- not just out of ... Read more...

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Team India members to get Hyundai Verna if they win World Cup


April 1st, 2011 - 5:41 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr.1 (ANI): Hyundai Motor India Limited (HMIL), the largest exporter and second largest car manufacturer in India, and the official 'Car Partner' of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2011, today ... Read more...

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Indian industry show to expand ties with Brazil


March 12th, 2011 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 12 (IANS) Seeking to expand trading ties between Indian and Brazilian companies, India's commerce ministry and a leading industry lobby are organising a four-day "India Show" in ... Read more...

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Hyundai’s February sales down 4.8 percent


March 1st, 2011 - 4:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 1 (IANS) Automobile major Hyundai Motor India Ltd (HMIL) Tuesday reported a decline of 4.8 percent in its sales for February."HMIL's total sales for February 2011 stood at 52,007 ... Read more...

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Protesters gain control over Libyan oil fields


February 27th, 2011 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Feb 27 (IANS) Anti-government protesters in Libya have gained control over most of the country's oil fields, Iran's Press TV said Sunday. The oil fields are no longer under the ... Read more...

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Corruption costs Egypt $6 bn annual loss


February 11th, 2011 - 12:58 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Feb 11(IANS) Crime and corruption cost Egypt approximately $6 billion per year and a total of $57.2 billion from 2000 to 2008, according to a report by Global Financial ... Read more...

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Hyundai to be Official car partner for World Cup 2011


February 8th, 2011 - 7:36 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi,Feb.8 (ANI-Business Wire India): Hyundai Motor India Limited (HMIL), the largest exporter and second largest car manufacturer in India, today announced that HMIL will be the official car partner for the ... Read more...

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India has fifth largest illegal outflows in Asia: study


January 18th, 2011 - 1:12 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Jan 18 (IANS) India with a total illegal capital flight of $104 billion during 2000-08 ranked fifth in Asia with the largest portion of global outflows at almost a ... Read more...

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After raid, Dabur Nepal chief summoned for questioning


December 29th, 2010 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Dec 29 (IANS) A state vigilance agency that raided Indian multinational Dabur India's independent group company in Nepal, following complaints of irregularity, has now summoned the chief of the ... Read more...

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China’s foreign trade to top $2.9 trillion in 2010


December 17th, 2010 - 1:08 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 17 (IANS) China's foreign trade will exceed $2.9 trillion this year, and the country expects its trade and international payments to be more balanced over the next five years, said ... Read more...

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China’s machinery, electronics exports up 30 percent


December 17th, 2010 - 12:23 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 17 (IANS) China's machinery and electronic exports were up 30 percent year-on-year, and is on course to become the world's largest exporter of such goods in 2010, reports Xinhua. China ... Read more...

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India, Belgium trade to go beyond diamonds


December 12th, 2010 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
By Sarwar Kashani On board Air India One, Dec 12 (IANS) India and Belgium want to diversify their trade ties - currently dominated by diamonds - in sectors like IT, energy and ... Read more...

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India is EU’s 9th major trading partner


December 9th, 2010 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, Dec 9 (IANS) The European Union's (EU) trade in goods with India, which is the EU's 9th most important trading partner, picked up in the first nine months of 2010 after ... Read more...

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