April 01, 2015 23:10 (IST)
The government on Wednesday announced a slew of incentives and new institutional mechanisms as part of the new Foreign Trade Policy to nearly double the country's goods and services exports to $900 billion by 2019-2020.
April 01, 2015 18:59 (IST)
The government on Wednesday said it plans to pull its tariff regime closer in line with global norms to prepare for new regional trade pacts being negotiated by advanced economies.
April 01, 2015 18:11 (IST)
Merchandise exports account for about one-fifth of the $2 trillion Indian economy.
April 01, 2015 16:23 (IST)
Only nine of the 40 economists surveyed this week expect the RBI to cut the repo rate at the April 7 meeting, while four said it would lower banks' cash reserve ratio to boost their lending power.
April 01, 2015 15:38 (IST)
The group said Mr Modi's appeal to citizens, who can buy LPG at market prices to do so and forego the subsidy, is in the national interest.
April 01, 2015 13:56 (IST)
To facilitate flow of provident fund money into equity markets, Labour Ministry has proposed to start with investment of 1 per cent of Employees' Provident Fund Organisation's corpus into equity and related schemes and then gradually take it to 5 per cent.
April 01, 2015 13:03 (IST)
Petrol prices were on Wednesday cut by 49 paise per litre while diesel will be cheaper by Rs 1.21 per litre, reported Press Trust of India, due to softer international oil prices.
March 31, 2015 23:22 (IST)
The Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) has extended the window for filing roll-back applications under the Advance Pricing Agreement relating to transfer pricing cases by three months to June 30.
March 31, 2015 21:45 (IST)
The Cabinet on Tuesday approved a move to supply gas for urea production at a uniform price to fertiliser plants through a pooling mechanism, lowering costs and boosting production of the countrys most widely consumed fertiliser.
March 31, 2015 20:07 (IST)
India has bought up to 80,000 tonnes of Australian wheat in recent deals, three trade sources said on Tuesday, the biggest such imports by the country in five years as unseasonal rains damage the crop at home.
March 31, 2015 18:37 (IST)
According to the findings of Towers Watson-CII Industry Opinions Study, the number of jobs is expected to increase in the next five years and the wage gap between the highest and lowest earners across industries is also likely to widen.
March 31, 2015 17:40 (IST)
The output had expanded 1.8 per cent year-on-year in January.
March 31, 2015 17:17 (IST)
India Inc's business confidence has improved on the back of the Centre's "pro-reform" approach coupled with expectations of higher economic growth and moderate inflation, according to the CII Business Outlook poll.
March 31, 2015 16:50 (IST)
Oil Ministry's pricing cell, PPAC said domestically produced natural gas will cost $4.66 per million British thermal unit from April 1 to September 30 on gross clarofic value basis (GCV) as opposed to $5.05 per mmBtu currently.
March 31, 2015 15:15 (IST)
India's external debt stood at $461.9 billion as of end-December, up 3.5 per cent from end-March 2014, the government said in a release on Tuesday.
March 30, 2015 23:56 (IST)
Global ratings agency ARC on reaffirmed India's sovereign rating at 'BBB+' with stable outlook on expectations of accelerated growth, lower current account deficit and fiscal consolidation.
March 29, 2015 18:33 (IST)
According to the report, corporates in capital-intensive sectors are mostly focusing on improving profitability and lowering leverage rather than looking at new projects.
March 29, 2015 15:22 (IST)
According to the financial services firm, after surprise reduction in policy rates in March, no rate cut move is expected in the April 7 annual policy meet of the central bank.
March 28, 2015 20:39 (IST)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said his upcoming visit to France, Germany and Canada was aimed at boosting India's economy and creating jobs.
March 28, 2015 18:18 (IST)
Russia, Australia and the Netherlands on Saturday became the latest three countries to say they plan to join the China-led Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB), adding clout to an institution seen as enhancing China's regional and global influence.