News & Events List


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08/2017
No plans for duty-free sugar imports: Paswan

The country has sufficient stock of sugar available and there are no plans to allow further imports of the sweetener at zero duty, Food Minister Ram Vilas Paswan said today. ...

04

08/2017
Branding Strategy for Export Oriented Indian Products

Indias Foreign Trade Policy Statement released in 2015emphasises the need of a branding strategy. The India Brand Equity Foundation (IBEF) established by the Department of Com...

24

07/2017
Despite record production, Indian wheat imports to continue

India is expected to import up to 4 million tonnes of wheat this fiscal year, despite a bumper harvest, due to the cheaper availability of the commodity in the international ma...

17

07/2017
GST row: MSME ministry fully equipped with policies to guard SMEs

The Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprise (MSME) has shown their readiness and preparedness to guide and help the sector related to issues and concerns of the newly in...

10

07/2017
iiiEM celebrating 10 Years of Achievement

Ten years ago, the launch of iiiEM (International Institute of Import & Export Management) created a new type of export import training center – one that brought toge...

05

07/2017
FSSAI issues directive considering yeast approved ingredient in bakery

The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) has issued a directive regarding the usage of yeast in the baking industry. According to it, yeast is now considered a...

26

06/2017
Sushma Swaraj bats for RCEP conclusion to boost trade with ASEAN

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj Thursday said that bilateral trade between India-ASEAN has picked up after two years of slow growth even as she batted for con...

19

06/2017
India's exports rise by 8 pc in May'17

India's exports rose by 8.32 percent during May 2017, official data showed on Thursday.   Exports grew by 8.32 percent to $24.01 billion from $22.17 billion worth ...

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05/2017
Huge potential for MSMEs in e-commerce exports, requires changes in MEIS

The huge potential of e-commerce towards retail exports from India will only be feasible through modifications in the current Merchandise Exports from India Scheme (MEIS) po...

19

05/2017
MoFPI considering creating authority to oversee food processing operations

The ministry of food processing industries (MoFPI) is actively considering the creation of an apex body to oversee the food processing and allied sector activities. Harsimrat K...

12

05/2017
Maharashtra sugar output likely to touch 72 lakh tonne

Maharashtra’s sugar output for the 2017-18 season is likely to touch 72 lakh tonne, according to top officials of the Maharashtra State Cooperative Sugar Factories Federa...

11

05/2017
India bans all Chinese apple and pear imports starting June 1st

The center has announced that all imports of Chinese apples and pears will be stopped starting June 1st.  A bug was found a few weeks ago in a Chinese apple shipment and t...