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India’s exports slump 14.8 percent in July


September 3rd, 2012 - 3:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) India's exports slumped 14.8 percent to $22.44 billion in July as compared to $26.34 billion recorded during the corresponding month in 2011 due to lower ... Read more...

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New measures soon to boost exports, investor confidence


August 28th, 2012 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) The government will soon announce new steps to boost exports and investors' confidence in the Indian economy, Commerce Secretary S.R. Rao said Tuesday."The government is ... Read more...

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PMEAC lowers 2012-13 GDP forecast to 6.7 percent


August 17th, 2012 - 4:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, August 17 (IANS) The Prime Minister's Economic Advisory Council (PMEAC) Friday revised downwards its economic growth projections for the current fiscal to 6.7 percent from the earlier 7.5-8 ... Read more...

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Spanish trade deficit drops


August 17th, 2012 - 1:03 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Aug 17 (IANS) Spain's trade deficit fell 22.5 percent in the first six months of 2012, reaching 18.64 billion euros ($22.92 billion), authorities said.Exports increased by 3.4 percent annually ... Read more...

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India’s July exports dip 14 percent


August 14th, 2012 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, August 14 (IANS) India's July exports declined 14.8 percent, according to data released here Tuesday.Exports stood at $22.4 billion compared to July 2011 when they were $26.3 billion. ... Read more...

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Nepal’s gold imports increase


August 14th, 2012 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Aug 14 (IANS) Nepal's gold imports increased by a whopping 114 percent to 5,900 kg during fiscal year 2011-12, compared to import figures of the previous fiscal.Value of imports ... Read more...

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India’s exports drop by 5.45 percent in June


August 1st, 2012 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) India's exports declined by 5.45 percent to $25.07 billion in June, registering a sharp drop for the second month in row due to weak demands ... Read more...

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Exports dip by 5.45 percent; trade deficit narrows (Lead)


July 13th, 2012 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) India's exports dropped 5.45 percent to $25.07 billion in June, falling sharply for the second consecutive month due to weak demands in North America and ... Read more...

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India’s exports slump by 5.45 percent in June


July 13th, 2012 - 3:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) India's exports fell sharply for the second consecutive month in June due to weak demands in North America and European countries, a senior government official ... Read more...

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India’s exports fall in May


July 2nd, 2012 - 5:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) India's exports dropped by 4.16 percent to $25.68 billion in May due to sluggish demand in European countries, government data showed Monday.Imports also declined by ... Read more...

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India’s exports decline by 4.16 percent in May


June 14th, 2012 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) India's exports declined 4.16 percent in May to $25.68 billion as against $26.79 billion in the corresponding month of 2011, official data showed Thursday.The imports ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka trade deficit grows


June 12th, 2012 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, June 12 (IANS) Sri Lanka's trade deficit grew by 2.6 percent to $761 million in April from $741.7 million in the same month last year, the central bank said ... Read more...

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India’s exports rise by 3.23 percent in April


June 1st, 2012 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) India's exports grew at a sluggish rate of 3.23 percent to $24.45 billion in April, while imports increased by 3.83 percent to $37.94 billion, leaving ... Read more...

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Japan’s April trade deficit expands


May 23rd, 2012 - 1:21 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, May 23 (IANS) Japan's trade deficit in April hit 520 billion yen (about $6.5 billion) amid expanding demand for oil and gas imports, a government report said Wednesday.The value ... Read more...

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Bangladesh’s trade deficit widens to $7 bn


May 21st, 2012 - 8:29 am ICT by IANS
Dhaka, May 21 (IANS) Bangladesh's trade deficit swelled to 6.59 billion in the first three quarters of the current fiscal year ending next month, a 13.04 percent increase from a ... Read more...

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Sensex falls for third straight week on negative cues (Weekly Market Review)


May 12th, 2012 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 12 (IANS) The Left-ward turn in politics in France and Greece and weak domestic economic data weighed heavy on Indian equities markets with a benchmark index closing ... Read more...

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India’s exports rise by 3.2 percent in April year-on-year


May 10th, 2012 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) India's exports grew by a sluggish 3.2 percent to $24.50 billion in the first month of the current financial year, after recording nearly 21 percent ... Read more...

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India’s share in global trade up: Minister


May 9th, 2012 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) Admitting that India's trade deficit has grown, the government Wednesday said the country was still performing better than most countries and its share in global ... Read more...

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Australia’s trade deficit widens


May 8th, 2012 - 4:11 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, May 8 (IANS) Australia's trade deficit widened in March, data released Tuesday by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) showed.The balance on goods and services was a deficit of ... Read more...

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India’s exports drop by 5.71 percent in March


May 1st, 2012 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 1 (IANS) India's exports fell by 5.71 percent to $28.68 billion in March while imports surged 24.28 percent to $42.58 billion, leaving a monthly trade deficit of ... Read more...

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India surpasses $300 billion exports target


April 19th, 2012 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) India's exports surpassed the $300 billion target in 2011-12 despite a slowdown in demand in major markets like the United States and Europe, Commerce Secretary ... Read more...

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Australia’s trade deficit narrows


April 4th, 2012 - 3:55 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, April 4 (IANS) Australia's trade deficit narrowed in February, following a large deficit reading in January, according to data released Wednesday by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS).The balance ... Read more...

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India’s exports growth diminishes


April 2nd, 2012 - 3:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 2 (IANS) India's exports grew by 4.28 percent to $24.62 billion in February, the slowest pace in three months and substantially down from the last 11 months ... Read more...

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Cut cost of credit to boost exports: CII


April 1st, 2012 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 1 (IANS) India needs to reduce the cost of credit and address infrastructure bottlenecks to revive the growth in exports, an industry lobby said Sunday ahead of ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka struggles to reduce $1 bn dollar deficit


March 27th, 2012 - 2:12 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, March 27 (IANS) Sri Lanka's external trade in 2012 has begun with a nearly $1 billion trade deficit due to a mixed performance with subdued exports and high imports, ... Read more...

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India-ASEAN trade to reach $80 bn: Official


March 23rd, 2012 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 23 (IANS) Giving more thrust to trade with the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), India is expecting to clock $75-80 billion trade with the ten-nation bloc at ... Read more...

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Japan books trade surplus


March 22nd, 2012 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, March 22 (IANS) Japan booked its first trade surplus in five months for February as strong exports to the US overweighed declines in those to Europe and Asia, government ... Read more...

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Brazil, Mexico settle dispute over auto exports


March 17th, 2012 - 12:07 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, March 17 (IANS/EFE) Mexico and Brazil have modified their accord regulating bilateral trade in automobiles, including agreeing to cap the value of their vehicle exports over next three ... Read more...

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Europe, US crisis to hit India’s export: Survey


March 15th, 2012 - 3:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) The lingering economic crisis in Europe and the United States will affect India's merchandise as well as services exports in the financial year beginning ... Read more...

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Belarus unveils 200,000-ruble banknote


March 13th, 2012 - 1:56 pm ICT by IANS
Minsk, March 13 (IANS) The Belarusian central bank unveiled Monday a 200,000-ruble banknote after huge devaluation of its currency last year.Belarus decided to issue the new currency note in order ... Read more...

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‘Slow global recovery biggest uncertainty for China’


March 12th, 2012 - 1:58 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 12 (IANS) The governor of China's central bank Monday said a slow world recovery process and the unstable economic and financial situation in Europe will be the biggest ... Read more...

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China posts biggest trade deficit in decade


March 11th, 2012 - 11:18 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 11 (IANS) China has posted a trade deficit of $31.5 billion last month, the biggest in at least a decade as imports increased faster than exports.Exports expanded by ... Read more...

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US trade deficit widens to $52.6 bn


March 10th, 2012 - 4:20 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 10 (IANS) US trade deficit surged to $52.6 billion in January, with both exports and imports increase, the commerce department said Friday.In January, the world largest economy's ... Read more...

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February exports up by 4.3 percent


March 9th, 2012 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 9 (IANS) The commerce ministry Friday reported a growth of 4.3 percent in the country's exports for February at $24.6 billion on a year-on-year basis, while imports ... Read more...

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India’s exports rose 10 percent in January


March 1st, 2012 - 2:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 1 (IANS) India's exports grew 10.1 percent in January at $25.34 billion, official data showed Thursday, widening the monthly trade deficit to $14.76 billion.The rate of growth ... Read more...

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