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  • Boycott of Chinese goods may not be feasible, says chief of Indian export body Jun 25, 2020 01:45 PM IST

    Boycott of Chinese goods may not be feasible, says chief of Indian export body

    After a border clash with China in which 20 Indian soldiers were killed, there are growing calls in India to shun Chinese products.

  • Coronavirus Lockdown: FIEO seeks Mamata Banerjee's intervention for resumption of border trade May 28, 2020 03:55 PM IST

    Coronavirus Lockdown: FIEO seeks Mamata Banerjee's intervention for resumption of border trade

    The FIEO said this is hurting "the export-import community to a large extent, a sizeable chunk of which belongs to the MSME sector".

  • RBI support measures to give more liquidity to exporters: FIEO May 22, 2020 01:28 PM IST

    RBI support measures to give more liquidity to exporters: FIEO

    The Reserve Bank on Friday cut the repo and the reverse repo rates to 4 per cent and 3.35 per cent respectively, extended the loan moratorium period till August 31 from May 31, and also extended the pre-and post-shipment credit for exporters from the existing 12 months to 15 months.

  • States’ role key to shift global value chains from China to India May 04, 2020 09:54 AM IST

    States’ role key to shift global value chains from China to India

    Centre has to take siblings on board and remove irritants to unleash the animal spirit of investors

  • India's exports may touch $330-340 bn this fiscal: FIEO Dec 30, 2019 02:30 PM IST

    India's exports may touch $330-340 bn this fiscal: FIEO

    Federation of Indian Export Organisations (FIEO) President Sharad Kumar Saraf said the global situation is becoming extremely challenging as rising protectionism is leading to uncertainty in global trade which will have adverse impact on it.

  • Huge opportunities open up for trade in J&K, Ladakh after revoking of Art 370 provisions: FIEO Aug 07, 2019 07:45 PM IST

    Huge opportunities open up for trade in J&K, Ladakh after revoking of Art 370 provisions: FIEO

    Federation of Indian Export Organisations (FIEO) President Sharad Kumar Saraf said this step would help increase trade in sectors such as carpets, handicrafts, sports goods, horticulture and food processing.

  • Budget 2019: FIEO for employment-linked tax benefits, cut in corporate tax Jul 02, 2019 05:45 PM IST

    Budget 2019: FIEO for employment-linked tax benefits, cut in corporate tax

    The organisation said the budget should encourage domestic manufacturing with a focus on imports substitution.

  • Take action against erring exporters but ensure protection to innocent: FIEO to govt Jun 26, 2019 04:18 PM IST

    Take action against erring exporters but ensure protection to innocent: FIEO to govt

    The government has stated that they would manually check their claims before issuing refunds.

  • India's exports up 32% to China during June-November 2018: FIEO Jan 24, 2019 07:27 PM IST

    India's exports up 32% to China during June-November 2018: FIEO

    Exports to China had stood at USD 6.37 billion in June-November 2017. In June and September 2018, the US announced high customs duties on several Chinese goods. In retaliation, China also raised levies on American goods.

  • FIEO seeks govt, RBI intervention in resolving exporters' banking issues Jan 20, 2019 03:58 PM IST

    FIEO seeks govt, RBI intervention in resolving exporters' banking issues

    Federation of Indian Export Organisations (FIEO) President Ganesh Kumar Gupta said that a clarity is required on product coverage under rupee payment mechanism to Iran.

  • India-Syria trade to reach $500 million in next 3 years: FIEO Sep 11, 2018 04:55 PM IST

    India-Syria trade to reach $500 million in next 3 years: FIEO

    Federation of Indian Export Organisations (FIEO) President Ganesh Kumar Gupta is leading an 84-member business delegation to Syria for discussing ways to promote trade.

  • Exporters apprehensive of taking orders from Iran due to US sanctions: FIEO Aug 31, 2018 04:07 PM IST

    Exporters apprehensive of taking orders from Iran due to US sanctions: FIEO

    "There is huge exports potential in Iran but we are facing payment problems due to the US sanctions. Exporters are very apprehensive of taking orders. Future exports to Iran are looking uncertain," Gupta said.

  • Exporters facing uncertainty due to rupee depreciation: FIEO Aug 30, 2018 05:36 PM IST

    Exporters facing uncertainty due to rupee depreciation: FIEO

    Federation of Indian Export Organisations (FIEO) President Ganesh Kumar Gupta said that with fluctuation in rupee value, global buyers start asking for review of contracts.

  • FIEO, PayPal ink MoU to empower Indian SMBs to sell globally Apr 05, 2018 03:15 PM IST

    FIEO, PayPal ink MoU to empower Indian SMBs to sell globally

    As part of the agreement, PayPal will work with FIEO to educate SMEs on how to leverage global opportunities, help them receive money in a safe and timely manner with PayPal products like invoicing as well as inform them of global best practices.

  • Huge biz opportunities for textile, apparel in UAE: FIEO Nov 02, 2017 03:55 PM IST

    Huge biz opportunities for textile, apparel in UAE: FIEO

    India is UAE's largest trading partner and export to the Emirates in 2016 touched USD 32 billion, FIEO (Federation of Indian Export Organisations) said in a statement.

  • Reduction in GST on supply of scrips to boost exports: FIEO Sep 11, 2017 08:29 AM IST

    Reduction in GST on supply of scrips to boost exports: FIEO

    "Reduction of the GST rate on supply of scrips like merchandise exports from India scheme (MEIS), service exports from India scheme (SEIS), duty free import authorisation (DFIA) from 12 per cent to 5 per cent follows the fitment formula adopted by the Council," FIEO president Ganesh Kumar Gupta said in a statement issued here.

  • India-Singapore trade can reach $25 billion by 2019-20: FIEO Sep 08, 2017 08:15 AM IST

    India-Singapore trade can reach $25 billion by 2019-20: FIEO

    India's export to Singapore grew by 23 percent in the last fiscal though overall exports grew by only 4 percent, he said, pointing out that the bilateral trade between India and Singapore was only 2.52 percent of India's overall trade.

  • Commerce Ministry to resolve GST related issues of exporters in FTP Aug 24, 2017 09:06 AM IST

    Commerce Ministry to resolve GST related issues of exporters in FTP

    Exporters have raised certain concerns after the implementation of the Goods and Services Tax (GST).

  • Amazon India partners FIEO to train sellers on e-commerce May 15, 2017 08:45 AM IST

    Amazon India partners FIEO to train sellers on e-commerce

    Under the partnership, entrepreneurs manufacturing, retailing and exporting products will be educated on the digital business opportunity, brand building, documentation, listing methodology and Amazon services, a statement said.

  • Export of goods, services to reach $500 bn in 2017-18: FIEO Apr 03, 2017 10:30 PM IST

    Export of goods, services to reach $500 bn in 2017-18: FIEO

    "We expect the merchandise exports to be around USD 315 billion and services exports to about USD 185 billion in 2017-18," Federation of Indian Export Organisations (FIEO) said in a statement.

  • Exports may touch $270 bn this fiscal: FIEO Apr 01, 2017 12:30 PM IST

    Exports may touch $270 bn this fiscal: FIEO

    The Federation of Indian Export Organisations (FIEO) said that during this challenging period, India witnessed double digit growth in exports in February after a long time.

  • TFA to cut transaction costs, boost exports: FIEO Feb 23, 2017 02:26 PM IST

    TFA to cut transaction costs, boost exports: FIEO

    The agreement, which seeks to ease customs norms, came into effect yesterday with two-thirds of WTO members ratifying the pact.

  • Exports may continue to rise in coming months: Exporters Jan 14, 2017 12:44 PM IST

    Exports may continue to rise in coming months: Exporters

    "Looking at the continuous positive trend of growth in exports, we are on our course to achieve exports of about USD 270-280 billion during the current fiscal. The focus in such challenging times should be on marketing with proactive support from the government," exporters' body FIEO President SC Ralhan said.

  • Govt may continue interest subsidy for exporters in Budget Jan 05, 2017 06:52 PM IST

    Govt may continue interest subsidy for exporters in Budget

    The Finance Ministry is likely to continue 3 percent interest subsidy scheme for exporters in the forthcoming Budget with a view to help them tide over the tough global trade environment.

  • Synergise efforts to boost exports: Nirmala Sitharaman to states Jan 05, 2017 02:16 PM IST

    Synergise efforts to boost exports: Nirmala Sitharaman to states

    "Since last January, we have managed to contain our trade deficit due to controls on imports, there is an immediate need to synergize our efforts and jointly take appropriate steps to boost India's exports - which is the only sustainable way in today's international trade environment," she said.

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