Tuesday, 29 November, 2022
TopicIndian exports

Topic: Indian exports

India’s Kalyani Group bags $155 million export order for artillery guns, first for country

While the country of export has not been specified, it is to note that Saudi Arabia recently carried out trials of Bharat 52, a 155 mm, 52 calibre towed howitzer, made by the company.

India-US trade 40% higher than pre-Covid. But export basket has same old gems, jewellery, pharma

Between January and May this year, India-US goods trade touched $55.57 bn compared to $40.27 bn in the same period in 2019. Experts say surge largely driven by Indian exports to US.

Uh oh. Data shows India-China trade deficit widening, Indian exports falling for 1st time in yrs

Commerce ministry data shows that in April and May, India’s exports to China declined by 31% while imports grew by 12.75%. Overall trade grew by just 2% compared to previous year.

After drop in global oil prices, govt slashes windfall tax on fuel export

According to the govt, the Rs 6 a litre export duty on petrol was scrapped & the tax on export of diesel and jet fuel was cut by Rs 2 per litre each to Rs 11 and Rs 4 respectively.

Expansion in services, core infra growth give leg-up to post-pandemic Indian economy

Surveys show activity in dominant services sector in May rose to highest level in 11 years; erratic weather and virus uptick remain concerns.

India faces flak for wheat export ban, experts fear move could trigger domino effect

India, the world’s second-largest producer of wheat, announced the export ban Saturday amid the impact of severe heat waves on wheat yields.

India’s exports bounced back after Covid. But here’s how Modi govt can achieve $5tn economy

India’s share in global exports is just 1.6 per cent. Targeted long-term strategy on the supply side is needed to enable India's ease of exporting.

BJP govt doing disservice to Hinduism by justifying ban on stalls by Muslims at Karnataka temples

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Agra’s parchinkari — How ODOP is taking Mughal-era marble handicrafts to modern markets

Parchinkari art form continues to be practised using technology that has remained unchanged for the last 400 years. It now supplement Agra’s original ODOP, leather goods.

Blue-collar blues — not too late to boost manufacturing exports, but strong rupee makes it tough

Manufactured goods are ever-shrinking slice of pie, & high exchange rate from surplus in service trade keeps Indian products pricey in export markets, despite low labour costs.

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File photo of smog in Delhi. Some doctors have called air pollution a bigger threat than Covid-19.| Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

Air quality is better but not enough to banish air purifiers. Here are options for your room & car

What’s the solution for people who cannot leave Delhi? Air purifiers from Dyson's expensive range to Xiaomi's affordable ones can be of help.

NFRA to conduct audit quality inspections of five audit firms

New Delhi, Nov 16 (PTI) The National Financial Reporting Authority (NFRA) will carry out audit quality inspections of five audit firms, including the...


The Defence Services Staff College in Wellington | Image credit: dssc.gov.in

In a first, six women officers to enter prestigious Defence Services Staff College

As many as 15 women appeared for the examination, out of which six were selected, including one who has made it to the course along with her husband. 

Why military is more for asserting political will, not just about controlling territory

No matter what tactics, doctrine, or weapon system is used, the objective of any war is to control territory, argues Gen. MM Naravane (retd). But it's politics that matters most.