merchandise exports

IIP grows 0.1 percent in July, government calls meeting to revive manufacturing (Lead)


September 12th, 2012 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) India's industrial output grew in July, reversing the contraction in June, but at a marginal 0.1 percent from a year earlier, government data showed ... Read more...

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Industrial output in July grows at 0.1 percent


September 12th, 2012 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) India's industrial production grew in July, reversing the contraction in June, but at a marginal 0.1 percent from a year earlier, government data showed Wednesday.According ... Read more...

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IT industry backs Murthy, Premji on policy paralysis


June 14th, 2012 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 13 (IANS) The resilient Indian IT industry has shared the grave concerns expressed by Infosys' chairman emeritus N.R. Narayana Murthy and Wipro chairman Azim Premji on policy ... Read more...

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US firms keen to invest in India’s infrastructure projects


March 27th, 2012 - 5:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 27 (IANS) American companies are keen to invest in India's infrastructure projects, especially in the proposed Delhi-Mumbai Industrial Corridor (DMIC), US Commerce Secretary John Bryson said ... Read more...

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Ties with China important, says US


January 19th, 2012 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 19 (IANS) The US embassy in Beijing said Thursday that the relationship between China and the US is one of the most important bilateral relationships in the ... Read more...

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Exports held out despite slowdown but outlook cloudy (2011 in Retrospect)


December 25th, 2011 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 25 (IANS) Despite the global downturn and major fluctuation in the value of the rupee, India's merchandise exports logged a robust rise during 2011 with experts attributing ... Read more...

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Indian must reduce dependence on agriculture: Australian study


October 24th, 2011 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Oct 24 (IANS) India needs to improve farm productivity drastically to meet the food needs of the rising population, an Australian Treasury analysis has warned while saying that India ... Read more...

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New Zealand launches strategy for closer India ties


October 20th, 2011 - 1:48 pm ICT by IANS
Wellington, Oct 20 (IANS) In the first of a series of strategies targeting different countries and regions, the New Zealand government Thursday launched a wide-ranging diplomatic and trade strategy ... Read more...

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India’s June exports up 46.4 percent


July 8th, 2011 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) India's merchandise exports rose 46.4 percent in June at $29.2 billion compared to June 2010, Commerce Secretary Rahul Khullar said Friday.India's imports in June grew ... Read more...

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India aims at doubling exports to $500 bn by 2014


May 3rd, 2011 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) India Tuesday set a target to more than double its merchandise exports to $500 billion in the next three years, banking on the increased demand ... Read more...

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India’s exports rise in March, trade deficit dips


May 2nd, 2011 - 2:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) India's exports jumped 43.9 percent to $29.1 billion in March while it was up 37.5 percent at $245.9 billion for 2010-11, beating the official target ... Read more...

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India’s export surges 37.5 percent to $246 bn in 2010-11


April 19th, 2011 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) India's exports surged 37.5 percent to $245.9 billion in 2010-11, substantially surpassing the official target of $200 billion, on the back of nearly 85 percent ... Read more...

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Gems and jewellery exports shine in 2010-11


April 19th, 2011 - 5:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) India's gems and jewellery exports soared 46.89 percent to $43.14 billion in the financial year ended March 31, the sector's representative council said Tuesday."India today ... Read more...

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India’s February exports rise 49.7 percent


April 1st, 2011 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 1 (IANS) India's merchandise exports were up over 49 percent in February at $23.59 billion (Rs.107,215 crore) compared to the year-ago period, and oil imports dipped marginally ... Read more...

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India’s merchandise exports up in January, oil imports down


March 1st, 2011 - 4:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 1 (IANS) India's merchandise exports were up over 32 percent in January even as oil imports, over which government has expressed worry because of rising global prices, were actually ... Read more...

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29.5 percent cumulative export growth in India between April-Dec 2010-11 (Part I)


February 25th, 2011 - 5:20 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 India's cumulative export growth between April-December 2010-11 stood at 29.5 per ... Read more...

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US high-tech team to promote trade with India


February 7th, 2011 - 3:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 7 (IANS) A high-end technology trade mission from the US, led by Commerce Secretary Gary Locke, is in India to promote the export of technologies in sectors such ... Read more...

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India’s ICT exports rise by 244 percent in 2009


February 3rd, 2011 - 1:00 pm ICT by IANS
United Nations, Feb 3 (IANS) India's exports and imports of information and communications technology (ICT) experienced a rapid rise in 2009 as Asia accounted for two third of global ICT exports, according ... Read more...

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India’s merchandise exports rise 21.36 percent in October


December 1st, 2010 - 2:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) India's merchandise exports rose 21.36 percent in October to almost $18 billion ((Rs.79,763 crore) compared to the like month of last year, while imports grew at their ... Read more...

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WTO Chief calls for international coordinated action for global financial recovery


November 20th, 2010 - 6:29 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov.20 (ANI): The Director General of World Trade Organisation (WTO) Pascal Lamy has called for international coordinated policy action for a sustainable global economic recovery and creation of jobs.Speaking at ... Read more...

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Govt. aiming at double digit GDP growth in medium term: Pranab Mukherjee


November 19th, 2010 - 8:36 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov 19 (ANI): Union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee on Friday said the government is aiming at a double digit Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth in the medium term, and ... Read more...

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Canadian currency hits parity with US dollar


November 11th, 2010 - 11:46 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, Nov 11 (IANS) The Canadian dollar hit parity with the US dollar Wednesday, closing at slightly more than 100 cents US.Called loonie, the Canadian dollar has been hovering the vicinity of ... Read more...

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India’s merchandise exports up 13 percent in July


September 1st, 2010 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 1 (IANS) India's merchandise export grew for the ninth straight month in July by 13.2 percent to $16.2 billion (Rs.76,064 crore), compared to corresponding month last year, official data ... Read more...

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Exports transaction cost to be cut by 40 percent


August 24th, 2010 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) The government has taken steps to reduce exports transaction cost by at least 40 percent within a few months and may extend stimulus package to sectors which ... Read more...

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India’s exports up 35 percent in May at $16.1 bn


July 1st, 2010 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) India's merchandise exports in May rose by 35 percent to $16.14 billion compared to $11.9 billion in the year-ago period, the government said here Thursday. Data released by ... Read more...

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India’s exports up 35 percent in May at $16.1 bn


June 18th, 2010 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) India's merchandise exports in May rose by 35 percent to $16.1 billion, the government said here Friday. Data released by the commerce ministry showed imports for the ... Read more...

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India’s exports up 36.2 percent in April


June 1st, 2010 - 2:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) India's merchandise exports rose 36.2 percent to $16.9 billion for the sixth straight month in April after 13 consecutive months of decline, official data released here Tuesday ... Read more...

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India’s merchandise exports up 36 percent in April


May 19th, 2010 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) India's merchandise exports grew by 36.3 percent to $16.9 billion in April as against $12.4 billion in the corresponding month a year ago, a top commerce ministry ... Read more...

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India should get ‘most favoured nation’ status: Former Pakistan FM (Lead)


May 18th, 2010 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
By James Jose New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) If Pakistani politicians have a problem in calling India "most favoured nation", which has become an impediment in finalising the trade pact, they should change ... Read more...

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Former Pakistan minister pushes most favoured nation status for India (Interview)


May 18th, 2010 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
By James Jose New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) Former Pakistan finance minister Shahid Javed Burki has pushed for granting "most favoured nation" status to India to boost bilateral trade and economic ties and ... Read more...

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Exports jump 54 percent in March; dip 4.7 percent for 2009-10


May 10th, 2010 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) India's merchandise exports grew by 54.1 percent in March to $19.9 billion, but the value of the outward shipments dipped 4.7 percent to $176.5 billion for 2009-10 ... Read more...

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Government may extend sops for exporters


May 6th, 2010 - 11:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) The Indian government may extend sops for the exporters who are still reeling under the impact of the global meltdown, Commerce Minister Anand Sharma hinted here Thursday. Releasing ... Read more...

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Exports rise 54 percent in March, fall for whole fiscal (Lead)


May 6th, 2010 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) India's merchandise exports grew a healthy 54 percent in March to $19.9 billion, but the value of the outward shipments dipped 4.7 percent to $176.5 billion for ... Read more...

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Exports rise 50 percent in March; fall for whole fiscal


May 6th, 2010 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) India's merchandise exports grew a healthy 50 percent in March to $19.9 billion, but for the fiscal year as a whole the value of shipments was down ... Read more...

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Merchandise exports in 2009-10 to be over $170 billion (Lead)


May 4th, 2010 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) Commerce Minister Anand Sharma Tuesday said India's merchandise exports will be over $170 billion in 2009-10. "There will certainly be shortfall (compared to previous year) in exports due ... Read more...

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