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  • Adani Ports move to stop handling cargo for select nations may hit Iran exports Oct 12, 2021 03:08 PM IST

    Adani Ports move to stop handling cargo for select nations may hit Iran exports

    Sources at the Iranian Embassy in Delhi told Moneycontrol they are monitoring the situation and will bring it up with the government. But exporters remain concerned that the growing shipments to Iran, mostly routed through APSEZ's Mundra port, will suffer a major blow.

  • India's September preliminary trade deficit at $22.94 billion: Govt Oct 01, 2021 08:52 PM IST

    India's September preliminary trade deficit at $22.94 billion: Govt

    India's merchandise exports rose $33.44 billion for the month from $27.56 billion in the same period last year, while imports rose $56.38 billion in September from $30.52 billion last year.

  • Health-conscious Indians take to nuts and dried fruits, push up prices Oct 01, 2021 06:38 PM IST

    Health-conscious Indians take to nuts and dried fruits, push up prices

    Coronavirus outbreak has led to an increase in consumption of nuts to 'build immunity' and it has led to a spike in prices as India relies heavily on imports to meet its demand

  • Explained | Why has the government again extended its foreign trade policy ? Sep 29, 2021 03:56 PM IST

    Explained | Why has the government again extended its foreign trade policy ?

    India has again postponed a new Foreign Trade Policy (FTP) announcement, choosing to extend the old one until March 31, 2022. The FTP, set to run from 2015 until 2020, targeted $900 billion of exports by 2020. The target had to be scaled down first because of a slowdown in global trade beginning at the end of 2018 and then the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic. Moneycontrol takes a deep dive into why India quickly needs a new FTP, why there has been a hold-up in announcing one, and what the implications are of persisting with a policy that was supposed to end in 2020.

  • US has reached out to China about cutting oil imports from Iran: Officials Sep 29, 2021 07:23 AM IST

    US has reached out to China about cutting oil imports from Iran: Officials

    Purchases of Iranian oil by Chinese companies are believed to have helped keep Iran’s economy afloat despite U.S. sanctions that are designed to choke off such sales to put pressure on Iran to curb its nuclear program.

  • Government allows imported containers to remain at Indian ports for up to nine months Sep 25, 2021 02:49 PM IST

    Government allows imported containers to remain at Indian ports for up to nine months

    The government earlier this month had allowed imported containers to remain at Indian ports and be re-used for a period of six months till March 31, 2022, the new notification allows containers to remain in India for a period of three more months if permission is granted by an assistant commissioner.

  • DGTR recommends anti-dumping duty on Chinese Ceftriaxone Sodium Sterile, a key antibiotic Sep 24, 2021 09:12 AM IST

    DGTR recommends anti-dumping duty on Chinese Ceftriaxone Sodium Sterile, a key antibiotic

    Ceftriaxone is used to treat critical medical conditions such as Meningitis, and was dumped at extremely low prices by Chinese producers in the Indian market.

  • India's exports jump 46% to $33.28 billion in August Sep 14, 2021 08:42 PM IST

    India's exports jump 46% to $33.28 billion in August

    Trade deficit in August widened to $13.81 billion as against $8.2 billion in the same month last year.

  • India aims to launch FTA negotiations with UK by November 1 Sep 14, 2021 04:16 PM IST

    India aims to launch FTA negotiations with UK by November 1

    The two sides have set March, 2022 as deadline for finalizing an Interim Agreement with a more comprehensive agreement set for a later date. The Interim deal will involve early concessions on certain key high-priority products and services with regards to duty tariffs and market access, the Commerce Department has clarified.

  • India on the right side of gas cycle, but has to do more to avoid supply shocks Aug 27, 2021 08:57 AM IST

    India on the right side of gas cycle, but has to do more to avoid supply shocks

    Domestic natural gas production grew for the fifth consecutive month, rising about 18 percent in July

  • As Afghan trade grinds to halt, exporters worried over payments and orders Aug 25, 2021 03:52 PM IST

    As Afghan trade grinds to halt, exporters worried over payments and orders

    The only major route for merchandise to enter and exit the country - the International North-South Transport Corridor - has now shut to Afghan vehicles as Iran places stricter vigil on who uses its highways.

  • Coal prices at decade high--should we worry?  Aug 11, 2021 10:08 AM IST

    Coal prices at decade high--should we worry? 

    Rising coal prices would mean higher input costs of power, thus keeping inflation elevated and a cause for worry for markets. 

  • Elon Musk’s Tesla in India: Govt considers EV duty cuts Aug 09, 2021 04:59 PM IST

    Elon Musk’s Tesla in India: Govt considers EV duty cuts

    For imported electric vehicles (EVs) with a value of less than $40,000 - including the car's cost, insurance and freight - the government is discussing slashing the tax rate to 40 percent from 60 percent presently, the officials told Reuters.

  • India's June palm oil imports down 24% from previous month Jul 13, 2021 03:09 PM IST

    India's June palm oil imports down 24% from previous month

    The SEA expressed concern that the recent cut in import duty of crude palm oil (CPO) and other plam oils till September, as well as unrestricted import of RBD palmolein till December would be detrimental to the interest of domestic refiners and oilseeds growers.

  • High time to reinvent SEZs  Jun 30, 2021 08:35 AM IST

    High time to reinvent SEZs 

    Options must be explored to make these export enclaves play a meaningful role in job creation and economic progress 

  • Gold imports jump multi-fold to $6.91 billion in April-May on low base effect Jun 27, 2021 12:56 PM IST

    Gold imports jump multi-fold to $6.91 billion in April-May on low base effect

    Imports of the yellow metal had plunged to USD 79.14 million (Rs 599 crore) in the corresponding period last year, the data showed.

  • India puts on hold proposal to cut import tax on edible oils: Report Jun 17, 2021 11:35 AM IST

    India puts on hold proposal to cut import tax on edible oils: Report

    The world's biggest vegetable oil importer was considering reducing import taxes after domestic soyoil and palm oil prices more than doubled in the past year, hitting consumers already stung by record fuel prices and reduced incomes amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • India's exports rise 67% in May on low base effect, imports surge by 68.5% Jun 02, 2021 02:44 PM IST

    India's exports rise 67% in May on low base effect, imports surge by 68.5%

    The headline numbers jumped high due to a severely low base as trade had crashed during May, 2020 when the COVID-induced lockdown was in full swing. But citing a nearly 8 percent growth after comparing with May, 2019, the government has expressed confidence that exports are well on their way towards recovery.

  • Centre says it expects deliveries of 1,27,000 oxygen cylinders starting April end Apr 30, 2021 06:19 PM IST

    Centre says it expects deliveries of 1,27,000 oxygen cylinders starting April end

    Out of the aforementioned oxygen cylinders, 54,000 will be jumbo cylinders while 73,000 will be regular cylinders.

  • Pakistan decision to import Indian cotton and sugar put on hold: Report Apr 01, 2021 05:34 PM IST

    Pakistan decision to import Indian cotton and sugar put on hold: Report

    In an effort to cool local demand and prices, Pakistan's Economic Coordination Committee on Wednesday gave the go-ahead for the imports, which was to have ended nearly two years of trade suspension between the nuclear-armed rivals.

  • Coal India's production dips marginally by 1% in 2020-21, offtake too down 1.3% Apr 01, 2021 03:23 PM IST

    Coal India's production dips marginally by 1% in 2020-21, offtake too down 1.3%

    Primarily, what affected CIL’s supplies was reduced coal lifting by the power sector and a steep 31 percent fall in road transport despite the company’s efforts to convert traffic from road to rail during the lockdown period.

  • EXCLUSIVE | Long list of challenges plague Indian traders’ desperate bid to find routes into China  Mar 24, 2021 07:42 PM IST

    EXCLUSIVE | Long list of challenges plague Indian traders’ desperate bid to find routes into China 

    As consumption demand rises after a tough financial year, importers are desperate to visit China to stock up on new inventory. Their plans of transiting through a third nation to reach the Big Dragon and India's unique travel restrictions continue to hit a wall. Moneycontrol discovers the long list of hurdles impeding travel - tough vaccination rules in most countries, low availability or lack of approval for Chinese vaccines and the high cost of insurance

  • Gold imports slip 3.3% to $26.11 billion in April-February Mar 21, 2021 02:13 PM IST

    Gold imports slip 3.3% to $26.11 billion in April-February

    The decline in gold imports has helped in narrowing the country''s trade deficit to USD 84.62 billion during the 11-month of the current fiscal, as against USD 151.37 billion a year ago.

  • India 2nd largest arms importer in 2016-20, imports down by 33%: SIPRI Mar 19, 2021 07:33 PM IST

    India 2nd largest arms importer in 2016-20, imports down by 33%: SIPRI

    Combat aircraft and associated missiles accounted for more than half of India’s arms imports in 2016–20.

  • Macro Minutes Podcast | Supply side challenges holding back export growth : FIEO Director General Ajay Sahai Mar 18, 2021 07:16 PM IST

    Macro Minutes Podcast | Supply side challenges holding back export growth : FIEO Director General Ajay Sahai

    Ajay Sahai takes us through the mixed bag of unprecedented challenges and sudden opportunities facing India's crucial outbound trade in the post Covid-19 era, as the pandemic slowly recedes.

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