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FTAs Have Pushed up Imports More than Exports: Survey

New Delhi: Free trade agreements which India has implemented so far have pushed up imports more than the country’s exports, the Economic Survey 2015-16 said on Friday. “FTAs have led to increased imports and exports, although the former has been greater…Increased trade has been more on the import than export side, most likely because India maintains relatively high tariffs and ... Read More »

Exports Seen Sharply Lower at $260 Billion in FY16: Trade Body

New Delhi: As India’s exports fell for the 14th month in a row, exporters said the country may end up with outbound shipments of $260 billion in 2015-16, sharply lower than the $310.5 billion mark achieved in the previous fiscal year. “We may end up with exports of around $260 Billion in 2015-16,” said S C Ralhan, president of exporters’ ... Read More »

Economy Growing at Over 7% Despite Weak Exports: Commerce Minister

Bengaluru: Indian economy is growing at over 7 per cent despite weakness in the exports sector, Commerce and Industries Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said on Tuesday. “India is the bright spot. Nobody is denying the (fall in) exports. Export is suffering, but the fact remains that the Indian economy is growing at over 7 per cent,” she told reporters after delivering ... Read More »

Economy Growing at Over 7% Despite Weak Exports: Commerce Minister

Commerce Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said that the brighter side of the economy lies in the fact that it continues to attract investments. Bengaluru: Indian economy is growing at over 7 per cent despite weakness in the exports sector, Commerce and Industries Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said on Tuesday. “India is the bright spot. Nobody is denying the (fall in) exports. Export ... Read More »