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New Kerala
PM Modi calls for meet to review 'Most Favoured Nation' status to Pakistan - newkerala.com #124421The meeting will take place on September 29. It is expected that officials from
PM Modi calls for meet to review 'Most Favoured Nation' status to Pakistan - newkerala.com #124421
New Kerala / Posted 49 minutes ago
The meeting will take place on September 29. It is expected that officials from the Ministry of External Affairs and Commerce Ministry would attend the meeting. Reports are rife that India is considering withdrawal of the Most Favoured... Read more
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Business Standard India
Commerce Ministry wary of revoking Most Favoured Nation status for PakistanPrime Minister Narendra Modi has called a meeting with top officials on Thursda
Commerce Ministry wary of revoking Most Favoured Nation status for Pakistan
Business Standard India / Posted an hour ago
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has called a meeting with top officials on Thursday for a review Amidst reports that the government is seeking to engage Pakistan in an economic... Read more
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Business Standard India
PM Modi calls for meet to review 'Most Favoured Nation' status to Pakistanto review 'Most Favoured Nation' status to PakistanIt is expected that official
PM Modi calls for meet to review 'Most Favoured Nation' status to Pakistan
Business Standard India / Posted 2 hours ago
to review 'Most Favoured Nation' status to PakistanIt is expected that officials from the Ministry of External Affairs and Commerce Ministry would attend the meeting Prime Minister Narendra Modi has called for a review meeting of the 'Most... Read more
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dna
PM Modi to review 'Most Favoured Nation' status to Pakistan'; calls meeting on Thursdayon Thursday, reported PTI. The meeting will be attended by the officials from
PM Modi to review 'Most Favoured Nation' status to Pakistan'; calls meeting on Thursday
dna / Posted 3 hours ago
on Thursday, reported PTI. The meeting will be attended by the officials from the Ministry of External Affairs and Commerce Ministry, along with other top officials. The review is being undertaken as India weighs options to give a... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Shipments post shock reboundfirst time in five months in August, boosted by higher shipments of vehicles, t
Shipments post shock rebound
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 10 hours ago
first time in five months in August, boosted by higher shipments of vehicles, tapioca, fruits and processed poultry. The Commerce Ministry said yesterday exports expanded 6.5% year-on-year in August to US$18.82 billion, the highest level in six... Read more
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New Kerala
Nepal urges China to expand railway network - newkerala.com #123840Trade Facilitation Committee meeting held in Lhasa last week," said Rabi Shanka
Nepal urges China to expand railway network - newkerala.com #123840
New Kerala / Posted yesterday
Trade Facilitation Committee meeting held in Lhasa last week," said Rabi Shankar Sainju, a Joint Secretary of Nepal's Commerce Ministry, who led the Nepali delegation at the talks. Nepal-Tibet Trade Facilitation Committee is a mechanism... Read more
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The Economic Times
PMO gives hard push to restore ailing ayurvedic sectorextracts, raw materials and finished medicines — stagnated at Rs 2,000 crore du
PMO gives hard push to restore ailing ayurvedic sector
The Economic Times / Posted yesterday
extracts, raw materials and finished medicines — stagnated at Rs 2,000 crore during the last three years. Next week, the commerce ministry has called a meeting of key stakeholders to outline a roadmap for a long-term export strategy of Ayurvedic... Read more
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Business Standard India
Shift DIPP from commerce ministry to FinMin, says IRS officers' body The Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP) needs to be detached
Shift DIPP from commerce ministry to FinMin, says IRS officers' body
Business Standard India / Posted yesterday
The Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP) needs to be detached from the Commerce Ministry and brought under the Finance Ministry to ensure smooth functioning of... Read more
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dna
Shift DIPP from Commerce Ministry to Finance Min, demand IRS officersThe Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP) needs to be detached f
Shift DIPP from Commerce Ministry to Finance Min, demand IRS officers
dna / Posted 2 days ago
The Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP) needs to be detached from the Commerce Ministry and brought under the Finance Ministry to ensure smooth functioning of customs and FDI-related works, an association of Indian Revenue Service... Read more
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dna
Bombay HC seeks govt's reply to US couple's plea to take back embryosThe Bombay High Court has asked the Union Commerce Ministry and Indian Council
Bombay HC seeks govt's reply to US couple's plea to take back embryos
dna / Posted 2 days ago
The Bombay High Court has asked the Union Commerce Ministry and Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) to take a stand on a plea of an American couple to take back their embryos, kept in a hospital lab here, after the Indian Government recently... Read more
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Daily Mail
'Uber's ghost drivers' scare and scam passengers in Chinahas reached out to Uber for a comment. The car-sharing industry is facing a tr
'Uber's ghost drivers' scare and scam passengers in China
Daily Mail / Posted 3 days ago
has reached out to Uber for a comment. The car-sharing industry is facing a transformation in China. However, China's commerce ministry is investigating the planned merger over anti-monopoly concerns, the ministry's spokesman said... Read more
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Business Standard India
India initiates dumping probe against rubber from 5 nationsin the sector against cheap imports. The Directorate General of Anti-Dumping a
India initiates dumping probe against rubber from 5 nations
Business Standard India / Posted 3 days ago
in the sector against cheap imports. The Directorate General of Anti-Dumping and Allied Duties (DGAD), an arm of the Commerce Ministry, has begun investigating imports of 'polybutadiene rubber' from these regions. "The authority initiates an... Read more
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Business Standard India
Commerce Ministry for closure of interstate check points post GSTThe Commerce Ministry has asked its finance counterpart to close all the inter-
Commerce Ministry for closure of interstate check points post GST
Business Standard India / Posted 4 days ago
The Commerce Ministry has asked its finance counterpart to close all the inter-state check points after implementation of Goods and Services Tax (GST). The move would help in seamless movement of goods from one state to the other and it will acts as... Read more
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asianage
Commerce Ministery for closure of interstate check points post GSTThe move would help in seamless movement of goods from one state to the other.
Commerce Ministery for closure of interstate check points post GST
asianage / Posted 4 days ago
The move would help in seamless movement of goods from one state to the other. New Delhi: The Commerce Ministry has asked its finance counterpart to close all the inter-state check points after implementation of Goods and Services Tax (GST). The... Read more
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Business Standard India
Govt announces additional incentives to exporters, widens MEIS ambitby the Centre under the scheme has been enhanced from the present Rs 22,000 cro
Govt announces additional incentives to exporters, widens MEIS ambit
Business Standard India / Posted 4 days ago
by the Centre under the scheme has been enhanced from the present Rs 22,000 crore to Rs 23,500 crore per annum,” the commerce ministry stated. Under MEIS, which was introduced in April 2015, exporters get duty-free scrips to import input... Read more
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The Economic Times
European Union-India joint drug inspection may take offHe was speaking at the sidelines of Pharmexcil's Pharma CEOs Conclave 2016 in H
European Union-India joint drug inspection may take off
The Economic Times / Posted 4 days ago
He was speaking at the sidelines of Pharmexcil's Pharma CEOs Conclave 2016 in Hyderabad on Thursday. However, the Commerce Ministry official said ultimately it was upto the regulators to act and the governments do not come directly into... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Yingluck seeks to exclude Supa from her casesdeputy permanent secretary of the Finance Ministry and head of the accounting a
Yingluck seeks to exclude Supa from her cases
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 5 days ago
deputy permanent secretary of the Finance Ministry and head of the accounting assessment subcommittee, attends a meeting at Commerce Ministry in June 2013. (Bangkok Post file photo) Former prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra has filed another... Read more
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asianage
Commerce Ministry pushes for better logistics to increase exportsto this Indian goods are less competitive in the global markets. New Delhi: Wo
Commerce Ministry pushes for better logistics to increase exports
asianage / Posted 5 days ago
to this Indian goods are less competitive in the global markets. New Delhi: Worried over continuous dip in exports, the Commerce Ministry is working on a proposal to enhance the logistics competitiveness of exporters and is discussing it with... Read more
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Calcutta News
India a big player in Bangladesh, could invest $25 bn: Envoytwo Integrated Check Posts (ICPs) on the India-Bangladesh borders at Agartala a
India a big player in Bangladesh, could invest $25 bn: Envoy
Calcutta News / Posted 5 days ago
two Integrated Check Posts (ICPs) on the India-Bangladesh borders at Agartala and Petrapole (in West Bengal)." India's Commerce Ministry constructed the multi-purpose ICPs for Rs 75 crore each to provide better facilities for effective and... Read more
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New Kerala
India a big player in Bangladesh, could invest $25 bn: Envoy - newkerala.com #121687two Integrated Check Posts (ICPs) on the India-Bangladesh borders at Agartala a
India a big player in Bangladesh, could invest $25 bn: Envoy - newkerala.com #121687
New Kerala / Posted 6 days ago
two Integrated Check Posts (ICPs) on the India-Bangladesh borders at Agartala and Petrapole (in West Bengal)." India's Commerce Ministry constructed the multi-purpose ICPs for Rs 75 crore each to provide better facilities for effective and... Read more
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The Economic Times
Government reviews impact of trade pacts on economy, employmentanything on devaluation". "There was nothing discussed on it," she said. Worr
Government reviews impact of trade pacts on economy, employment
The Economic Times / Posted 6 days ago
anything on devaluation". "There was nothing discussed on it," she said. Worried over continuous slowdown in exports, the Commerce Ministry is pressing for better exchange rate policy, alignment of freight rates with global standards and a... Read more
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asianage
Gold imports slide 60.5 per cent to $6.08 billion in April-Augustin-bound shipments contracted for the seventh straight month in August by 77.45
Gold imports slide 60.5 per cent to $6.08 billion in April-August
asianage / Posted 6 days ago
in-bound shipments contracted for the seventh straight month in August by 77.45 per cent to USD 1.11 billion, according to commerce ministry data. The contraction in imports helped narrow trade deficit to USD 7.67 billion in August 2016, the... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Boonsong to strike back with lawsuitsFormer commerce minister Boonsong Teriyapirom promises to fight the 1.8 billion
Boonsong to strike back with lawsuits
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 7 days ago
Former commerce minister Boonsong Teriyapirom promises to fight the 1.8 billion baht fine imposed by the commerce ministry with multiple lawsuits. (Photo by Pattanapong Hirunard) Former commerce minister Boonsong Teriyapirom has challenged the... Read more
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Business Standard India
China says criticism of its foreign investment environment is biasedincreasing difficulty of doing business in the country Criticism of China's fo
China says criticism of its foreign investment environment is biased
Business Standard India / Posted 7 days ago
increasing difficulty of doing business in the country Criticism of China's foreign investment environment is biased, the commerce ministry said on Tuesday, as commentary mounts that it is more difficult for overseas firms to invest in China than... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
New business registrations soar in AugustConstruction-related business has helped boost the number of new companies regi
New business registrations soar in August
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 7 days ago
Construction-related business has helped boost the number of new companies registering with the Commerce Ministry over the past eight months.JIRAPORN KUHAKAN New company registrations hit a record high in August, thanks to the government's... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Ministries ink deal for rice megafarmspledges to procure machinery and agricultural equipment for farmers who cut pro
Ministries ink deal for rice megafarms
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 7 days ago
pledges to procure machinery and agricultural equipment for farmers who cut production costs and raise productivity. The Commerce Ministry yesterday signed a memorandum of understanding with the Agriculture and Cooperatives Ministry and the... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Business registrations soarConstruction-related business has helped boost the number of new companies regi
Business registrations soar
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 7 days ago
Construction-related business has helped boost the number of new companies registering with the Commerce Ministry over the past eight months.JIRAPORN KUHAKAN New company registrations hit a record high in August, thanks to the government's... Read more
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The Zimbabwe Standard
Import restrictions: Distributors of foreign brands cry foulaccused local manufacturers of “backbiting”, making it difficult for them to ob
Import restrictions: Distributors of foreign brands cry foul
The Zimbabwe Standard / Posted 7 days ago
accused local manufacturers of “backbiting”, making it difficult for them to obtain import permits from the Industry and Commerce ministry. BY TATIRA ZWINOIRA Confederation of Zimbabwe Retailers president Denford Mutashu Distribution companies... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
OMERS buys piece of Australia’s busiest portChina in December but has been trying to ease diplomatic strains with the mainl
OMERS buys piece of Australia’s busiest port
The Globe and Mail / Posted 7 days ago
China in December but has been trying to ease diplomatic strains with the mainland since the Ausgrid rejection. China’s commerce ministry warned at the time that the move “seriously impacts the willingness of Chinese companies to invest in... Read more
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Reuters
Australian port sold for $7.3 billion to group including Chinese fundChina in December but has been trying to ease diplomatic strains with the mainl
Australian port sold for $7.3 billion to group including Chinese fund
Reuters / Posted 8 days ago
China in December but has been trying to ease diplomatic strains with the mainland since the Ausgrid rejection. China's commerce ministry warned at the time that the move "seriously impacts the willingness of Chinese companies to invest in... Read more
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dna
Government taking stock of e-commerce issues to take stand at WTOto e-commerce with a view to take a position in the global trade negotiations a
Government taking stock of e-commerce issues to take stand at WTO
dna / Posted 8 days ago
to e-commerce with a view to take a position in the global trade negotiations at the World Trade Organisation (WTO). The commerce ministry is looking and analysing all the papers being submitted by United States (US) at WTO on the matter to... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Sugar policy: Overhaul to fight Brazil's WTO actiongovernment has been maintaining a price ceiling for sugar, with the retail pric
Sugar policy: Overhaul to fight Brazil's WTO action
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 8 days ago
government has been maintaining a price ceiling for sugar, with the retail price fixed at 23.50 baht per kilogramme by the Commerce Ministry. "We aim to create a semi-floating system. However, we need to work together with the Commerce Ministry on... Read more
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Reuters
Australia to update trade policy in wake of Ausgrid rowAustralia's biggest power network. Rebuffing those bids, Australia cited unspe
Australia to update trade policy in wake of Ausgrid row
Reuters / Posted 8 days ago
Australia's biggest power network. Rebuffing those bids, Australia cited unspecified security concerns. But China's commerce ministry reacted angrily, saying the move was protectionist, and warned that it "seriously impacts the willingness... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Thailand to overhaul sugar policygovernment has been maintaining a price ceiling for sugar, with the retail pric
Thailand to overhaul sugar policy
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 8 days ago
government has been maintaining a price ceiling for sugar, with the retail price fixed at 23.50 baht per kilogramme by the Commerce Ministry. The price ceiling occasionally results in sugar shortages as profiteers normally smuggle domestic sugar... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
State will take 16 years to pay off rice-pledging debtin failing to stop corruption in the rice-pledging scheme. Apart from the forme
State will take 16 years to pay off rice-pledging debt
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 8 days ago
in failing to stop corruption in the rice-pledging scheme. Apart from the former premier, the committee through the Commerce Ministry has demanded 18.7 billion baht in compensation for four fake government-to-government rice deals involving... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Exporters warned over strict standardsthe US, the EU and Japan. Pimchanok Vonkhorporn, deputy director–general of Tr
Exporters warned over strict standards
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 8 days ago
the US, the EU and Japan. Pimchanok Vonkhorporn, deputy director–general of Trade Policy and Strategy Office under the Commerce Ministry, said stricter measures are likely to come, particularly from developed countries where consumers are... Read more
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The Hindu
New marble import policy to end licence rajThe commerce ministry on Sunday said it had notified the new import policy for
New marble import policy to end licence raj
The Hindu / Posted 8 days ago
The commerce ministry on Sunday said it had notified the new import policy for marble and that it would come into effect from October 1. The new policy aims to balance the interests of domestic consumers, producers and processors, and to end the... Read more
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The Hindu
Current account moves into surplus, raises export concernsFederation of Indian Export Organisations has called for addressing the ‘overva
Current account moves into surplus, raises export concerns
The Hindu / Posted 8 days ago
Federation of Indian Export Organisations has called for addressing the ‘overvalued’ rupee in discussions with the Union Commerce Ministry, saying Indian exporters were out-priced in the global market. Exports to the U.S., India's largest export... Read more
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Business Standard India
New import policy for marbles, blocks form Oct 1and travertine blocks is aimed at balancing interests of domestic consumers, pr
New import policy for marbles, blocks form Oct 1
Business Standard India / Posted 8 days ago
and travertine blocks is aimed at balancing interests of domestic consumers, producers and processors. "The Department of Commerce, Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Government of India has notified the new import policy for Marble & Travertine... Read more
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The Economic Times
India to submit concept note on TFA in services at WTOthe concept note in the multi-lateral body and it will be discussed in the work
India to submit concept note on TFA in services at WTO
The Economic Times / Posted 9 days ago
the concept note in the multi-lateral body and it will be discussed in the working group of services in Geneva," a senior commerce ministry official said. India is pushing for a trade facilitation agreement (TFA) on services to promote trade in... Read more
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Business Standard India
Govt moves to protect solar industry after WTO setbackhad contested that the DCR was only for government procurements and hence was i
Govt moves to protect solar industry after WTO setback
Business Standard India / Posted 9 days ago
had contested that the DCR was only for government procurements and hence was in line with the trade regulations. Senior commerce ministry officials told Business Standard they have exhausted all options in this case. “Currently, we are devoid of... Read more
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dna
Government talks up rupee as forex hoard hits recorda panic on Thursday after a television channel reported the government "move" t
Government talks up rupee as forex hoard hits record
dna / Posted 10 days ago
a panic on Thursday after a television channel reported the government "move" to devalue the rupee. Reports said that the commerce ministry may urge the finance ministry to devalue the unit, sending the rupee plummeting 13 paise to close at 67.02... Read more
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dna
Rupee to see a consolidative trend in next 12 months: DBSneed nor a macroeconomic rationale behind a deliberate attempt to devalue the c
Rupee to see a consolidative trend in next 12 months: DBS
dna / Posted 11 days ago
need nor a macroeconomic rationale behind a deliberate attempt to devalue the currency. There were media reports that the Commerce Ministry might propose devaluation of the domestic currency to give a fillip to the exports sector, despite... Read more
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Business Standard India
Rupee to see a consolidative trend in next 12 months: DBSneed nor a macroeconomic rationale behind a deliberate attempt to devalue the c
Rupee to see a consolidative trend in next 12 months: DBS
Business Standard India / Posted 11 days ago
need nor a macroeconomic rationale behind a deliberate attempt to devalue the currency. There were media reports that the Commerce Ministry might propose devaluation of the domestic currency to give a fillip to the exports sector, despite... Read more
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Bdnews24.com
India's rupee hit by devaluation talk, despite ministry denialThe rupee weakened 0.28 percent to 67.0750 to the dollar after a television cha
India's rupee hit by devaluation talk, despite ministry denial
Bdnews24.com / Posted 11 days ago
The rupee weakened 0.28 percent to 67.0750 to the dollar after a television channel CNBC-TV18 reported that the commerce ministry would propose a devaluation, before steadying after the central bank stepped in to prevent a sharp fall. At 0900 GMT,... Read more
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The Telegraph
Devaluation jitters for rupeeNew Delhi, Sept. 15: Reports that the commerce ministry was considering a calib
Devaluation jitters for rupee
The Telegraph / Posted 11 days ago
New Delhi, Sept. 15: Reports that the commerce ministry was considering a calibrated devaluation of the rupee to make exports more competitive sent the Indian currency reeling today, prompting the North Block to deny any such move and put in motion a... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Liability panel set to rule on Yingluck fineis not as high as the one faced by Ms Yingluck and the case, unlike Ms Yingluck
Liability panel set to rule on Yingluck fine
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 11 days ago
is not as high as the one faced by Ms Yingluck and the case, unlike Ms Yingluck's, falls under the responsibility of the Commerce Ministry. According to the panel evaluating the losses, the former commerce minister and five former key ministry... Read more
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The Hindu
Exports shrink 0.3% on weak global demandfrom $58.3 billion during the same period in the previous fiscal.Centre’s initi
Exports shrink 0.3% on weak global demand
The Hindu / Posted 11 days ago
from $58.3 billion during the same period in the previous fiscal.Centre’s initiatives In a bid to boost exports, the Commerce Ministry is working on a strategy, which, sources said, is likely to include exchange rate policy adjustments,... Read more
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The Hindu
Exports shrink 0.3% in Augustfrom $58.3 billion during the same period in the previous fiscal.Centre’s initi
Exports shrink 0.3% in August
The Hindu / Posted 11 days ago
from $58.3 billion during the same period in the previous fiscal.Centre’s initiatives In a bid to boost exports, the Commerce Ministry is working on a strategy, which, sources said, is likely to include exchange rate policy adjustments,... Read more
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Business Standard India
Exports contract 0.3% to $21.51 billion in Augustthe last financial year. The fall in exports had reached its lowest possible l
Exports contract 0.3% to $21.51 billion in August
Business Standard India / Posted 11 days ago
the last financial year. The fall in exports had reached its lowest possible levels and would start growing soon, commerce ministry sources said. Besides a global slowdown, the severe fall is attributed to global factors such as a decline... Read more
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