Apr 30, 2016 at 15:18 | Source: PTI
The President, who arrived here on a maiden three-day state visit, spoke about the importance being attached by India to the Pacific region which he termed as a "natural extension of our immediate neighbourhood of South East Asia".
Apr 30, 2016 at 13:20 | Source: PTI
"The challenge before developing economies like ours is to mainstream green finances, so as to incorporate environmental impact into commercial lending, while simultaneously balancing the needs to economic growth and social development," he said at a conference on sustainable finance here.
Apr 29, 2016 at 19:48 | Source: PTI
Housing demand is expected topick up in next six months as sentiments have improved afterthe government announced tax incentives to the real estatesector in this year's budget, according to a survey.
Apr 29, 2016 at 14:56 | Source: PTI
Amitabh Kant spoke at the launch a World Bank report titled 'Stitches to Riches? Apparel Employment, Trade and Economic Development in South Asia', which estimates that rising wages in China present a huge opportunity to the apparel sector in India, with possibility of creating up to 1.2 million jobs in the country.
Apr 29, 2016 at 12:46 | Source: PTI
The United Nations Economic and Social Survey for Asia and the Pacific-2016 report, released yesterday, said that the Indian economy is projected to expand by 7.6 percent in 2016-17 and grow further to 7.8 percent in 2017-18, mainly on the back of domestic consumption demand aided by steady employment and a relatively low inflation.
Apr 29, 2016 at 09:02 | Source: Reuters
India is considering introducing a policy to scrap old vehicles, like the cash-for-clunkers programme the United States tried during the global economic recession to boost auto sales.
Apr 29, 2016 at 08:50 | Source: PTI
The Indian Government, he said, is ready to negotiate "with an open mind" and "a great sense of confidence" about its place in the global economy.
Apr 29, 2016 at 07:38 | Source: PTI
"UK and India are strategic partners and UK is a major trading for India. The relationship between the two countries is highly constructive and substantially economic," Asquith, who called on Governor K Rosaiah here, was quoted as saying in a Raj Bhavan release.
Apr 29, 2016 at 07:34 | Source: PTI
According to the Economic and Social Survey of Asia and the Pacific, released today, that forecast, however, is clouded by uncertainty and threatened by a significant increase in private debt, the risk of higher interest rates in the US and a slowdown in regional exports to China.
Apr 28, 2016 at 22:12 | Source: PTI
India Inc raised over USD 1.52 billion from overseas markets in March 2016, down by 43 per cent from USD 2.66 billion in the same month last year, RBI data showed today.