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  • India-China trade grew in pandemic year despite rising barriers May 12, 2021 04:55 PM IST

    India-China trade grew in pandemic year despite rising barriers

    Work from home and online classes drove imports of telecom devices and computer hardware; ores, iron and steel, and organic chemicals were top exports from India

  • India's coal import likely to be subdued in coming months: mjunction May 02, 2021 10:45 AM IST

    India's coal import likely to be subdued in coming months: mjunction

    mjunction -- a joint venture between Tata Steel and SAIL -- is a B2B e-commerce company and also publishes research reports on coal and steel verticals.

  • Govt confident of having overcome severe shortage of shipping containers Apr 30, 2021 01:44 PM IST

    Govt confident of having overcome severe shortage of shipping containers

    The crisis began in late 2020 due to a sharp mismatch in import and export volumes, port congestion across the Asia Pacific region due to Covid-19, and restrictions on trade

  • Customs authorities rise to the occasion as medical consignments pour in from abroad Apr 27, 2021 03:43 PM IST

    Customs authorities rise to the occasion as medical consignments pour in from abroad

    Customs authorities are running the extra mile to quickly clear emergency medical equipment to help stressed hospitals that are running out of oxygen supply. Clearance is much faster now, even though many importers say customs procedures remain very cumbersome.

  • Govt in talks with multiple countries for import of oxygen concentrators after China imposes travel ban Apr 27, 2021 02:07 PM IST

    Govt in talks with multiple countries for import of oxygen concentrators after China imposes travel ban

    Govt is also in talks with private firms like BPL Medical Technologies and Philips India to increase their domestic production of oxygen concentrators and increase imports. Govt has also granted full exemption of basic customs duty and health cess on import of medical-grade oxygen and oxygen concentrators for three months.

  • Commerce ministry starts COVID-19 helpdesk to resolve import, export issues Apr 26, 2021 03:12 PM IST

    Commerce ministry starts COVID-19 helpdesk to resolve import, export issues

    The Directorate General of Foreign Trade (DGFT), an arm of the ministry, took this initiative to monitor the status of exports and imports, and difficulties being faced by trade stakeholders in view of the surge in COVID-19 cases.

  • Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine expected to be imported to India by July: Report Apr 23, 2021 10:17 AM IST

    Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine expected to be imported to India by July: Report

    Fill and finish is the final step in the manufacturing process of putting the vaccine into vials or syringes, sealing them and packaging them up for shipping.

  • COVID-19 surge | Govt waives customs duty on Remdesivir API, injection Apr 20, 2021 10:24 PM IST

    COVID-19 surge | Govt waives customs duty on Remdesivir API, injection

    The move comes days after the Centre approved the stepping up of Remdesivir's domestic production. The export of the drug was also placed under an interim ban on April 11.

  • India not imposing safeguard duty on optic fibre imports Apr 15, 2021 02:08 PM IST

    India not imposing safeguard duty on optic fibre imports

    Consideration into the matter began after domestic fibre optic players such as Birla Furukawa Fibre Optics and Sterlite Technologies complained about the boost in imports since July 2019.

  • India's coal import drops 14% in April-February FY21 Mar 28, 2021 01:07 PM IST

    India's coal import drops 14% in April-February FY21

    mjunction -- a joint venture between Tata Steel and SAIL -- is a B2B e-commerce company and also publishes research reports on coal and steel verticals.

  • Exclusive | As shipping schedules get affected, exporters choose to wait and watch the Suez canal drama Mar 26, 2021 04:28 PM IST

    Exclusive | As shipping schedules get affected, exporters choose to wait and watch the Suez canal drama

    The Suez Canal is the primary route for ships moving between India and Europe and the traffic hold-up has begun to affect the tight schedules of commercial shipping lines operating in India. But exporters remain hopeful that a backlog of up to 7-10 days can be overcome with some planning and speedy clearance by the Customs authorities.

  • Exports rise for third straight month in February, trade deficit spikes 24% Mar 15, 2021 06:20 PM IST

    Exports rise for third straight month in February, trade deficit spikes 24%

    Imports continued to rise at a faster pace in February. As a result, the trade deficit also spiked by 24 percent to $12.6 billion.

  • U.S. becomes India's second biggest oil supplier, Saudi plunges to No. 4 Mar 15, 2021 01:29 PM IST

    U.S. becomes India's second biggest oil supplier, Saudi plunges to No. 4

    Iraq continued to be the top oil seller to India despite a 23% decline in purchases.

  • Exclusive | FSSAI may soon begin to set standards for food exports creating single regulator in sector Mar 09, 2021 05:37 PM IST

    Exclusive | FSSAI may soon begin to set standards for food exports creating single regulator in sector

    Industry insiders say food manufacturers and vendors had pushed for the proposed move, arguing for more ease of doing business. Currently, while FSSAI under the Health Ministry sets standards for food imports, exports are the domain of APEDA under the Commerce Department.

  • Pakistan may resume import of cotton from India: Report Feb 28, 2021 01:56 PM IST

    Pakistan may resume import of cotton from India: Report

    Citing sources in the Ministry of Commerce, The Express Tribune reported that Adviser to the Prime Minister on Commerce Abdul Razak Dawood may take a decision on whether to import cotton and yarn from India next week.

  • India's coal import drops 12 % to 181 MT in April-January Feb 28, 2021 12:58 PM IST

    India's coal import drops 12 % to 181 MT in April-January

    mjunction -- a joint venture of Tata Steel and SAIL -- is a B2B e-commerce company and also publishes research reports on coal and steel verticals.

  • India's coal import rises by 15% in December Feb 07, 2021 11:18 AM IST

    India's coal import rises by 15% in December

    Non-coking coal imports were at 15.63 MT in December this fiscal against 14.21 MT in the same month last fiscal. Coking coal imports were at 5.36 MT against 4.47 MT in December 2019-20, according to provisional data compiled by mjunction services.

  • China Shadow: India’s trade explained in 4 charts Jan 05, 2021 09:43 AM IST

    China Shadow: India’s trade explained in 4 charts

    India’s goods exports fell by nearly 18 percent and imports by 33 percent during April-November 2020, year-on-year, according to official data. While imports from China and other top trading partners reported a decline, exports to Beijing registered a growth.

  • India would be an engine of global growth, help revive global economy significantly: FM Nirmala Sitharaman Dec 18, 2020 08:19 PM IST

    India would be an engine of global growth, help revive global economy significantly: FM Nirmala Sitharaman

    Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said investment in health is going to be critical, not just to keep lives safer, but also to make health and health-related expenditures more predictable.

  • India cuts import tax on crude palm oil to 27.5% from 37.5%, says government Nov 26, 2020 07:00 PM IST

    India cuts import tax on crude palm oil to 27.5% from 37.5%, says government

    India is the world's biggest importer of palm oil. It imports around 9 million tonnes of palm oil annually, mainly from Indonesia and Malaysia.

  • Government raises custom duty on certain components used to manufacture open cell Nov 12, 2020 12:10 PM IST

    Government raises custom duty on certain components used to manufacture open cell

    The CBIC said 5 percent duty would be levied on chip on film, printed circuit board assembly and cell (glass board/substrate) used in manufacture of open cell

  • Nafed floats bids for supply of 15,000 tonnes of imported red onions by November 20 Oct 31, 2020 01:52 PM IST

    Nafed floats bids for supply of 15,000 tonnes of imported red onions by November 20

    The cooperative has asked bidders to supply 40 to 60 mm size of red onions from any country of origin at Rs 50 per kg by November 20. They can bid for a minimum quantity of 2,000 tonnes to be supplied in multiple lots of 500 tonnes, it said.

  • India's August exports fall 12.66%, imports contract 26%; trade deficit narrows to $6.77 billion Sep 15, 2020 06:50 PM IST

    India's August exports fall 12.66%, imports contract 26%; trade deficit narrows to $6.77 billion

    The country's imports too declined 26 percent to $29.47 billion in August, leaving a trade deficit of $6.77 billion, compared to a shortfall of $13.86 billion in the same month last year, as per the data.

  • N95 mask price rise: Manufacturers blame supply crunch, officials say no transparency: Report Sep 08, 2020 01:15 PM IST

    N95 mask price rise: Manufacturers blame supply crunch, officials say no transparency: Report

    Prices of N95 masks have risen six times since March, when it was sold to the government for Rs 17, to the current Rs 42 while retail price is Rs 150. It is expected to rise again.

  • India to back candidates open to concerns of poorer nations as WTO chief Aug 17, 2020 03:04 PM IST

    India to back candidates open to concerns of poorer nations as WTO chief

    The serving WTO chief Roberto Azevedo announced he would demit office on August 31. Eight candidates from a number of nations are vying for the position of director general

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