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Nod to HDFC Bank to raise fgn investment limit may be delayed

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 09, 2014, 14:13

The government's approval to the proposal of HDFC Bank for raising overseas shareholding limit to 67.55 percent may get delayed as Commerce and Industry Ministry is scrutinising all foreign investments made in the bank.

Beijing to end anti-dumping wine probe after European 'deal'

Last Updated: Friday, March 21, 2014, 22:21

Beijing will end an anti-dumping inquiry into wine imports from the European Union, China's commerce ministry said on Friday , after what it said was a deal between producers.

Commerce Ministry seeks opinion on retail FDI policy reversal

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 18, 2014, 21:03

The Commerce and Industry Ministry has asked the Law Ministry for its opinion on whether the Delhi and Rajasthan governments can reverse decisions to allow foreign retailers to start supermarket chains.

Foreign Trade Policy for 2014-19 to be announced by new govt

Last Updated: Thursday, February 13, 2014, 13:47

The five year FTP (2009-14) would end on March 31, 2014.

Anand Sharma reviews foreign trade policy

Last Updated: Thursday, January 09, 2014, 17:29

Reviewing the foreign trade policy on Thursday, Commerce Minister Anand Sharma asked officials to engage with all stakeholders to boost exports in the remaining 3-odd months of the current fiscal, 2013-14.

Commerce Ministry to distribute blankets in relief camps of Muzaffarnagar

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 01, 2014, 15:13

The Commerce and Industry Ministry has directed its public sector units to distribute blankets in the northern region of the country, including in the riot relief camps of Muzaffarnagar, which are reeling under severe cold.

Commerce Ministry for easing of gold import norms for exporters

Last Updated: Sunday, December 22, 2013, 12:38

In a letter to Economic Affairs Secretary Arvind Mayaram, Commerce Secretary S R Rao has asked him to "look into the matter (gold imports by exporters) and issue necessary instructions to RBI for removal of the anomaly.

IMF chief hails WTO trade agreement

Last Updated: Monday, December 09, 2013, 09:25

The breakthrough agreement reached in Bali by the WTO reaffirms the international community`s commitment to an open trade system which boosts global growth and jobs, and cuts poverty, Xinhua reported citing IMF chief Christine Lagarde.

Food security at WTO: CommMin places 3 options before Cabinet

Last Updated: Wednesday, November 27, 2013, 22:18

The government is likely to firm up on Thursday India's strategy to be taken at WTO Ministerial in Bali in December to ring fence its food security plan.

Cabinet defers consideration of pharma, housing FDI proposals

Last Updated: Monday, November 25, 2013, 19:42

The strategy for the WTO ministerial conference in Bali next month was also not discussed.

Wipro seeks more time from Govt to complete its SEZ in TN

Last Updated: Wednesday, October 30, 2013, 13:50

IT major Wipro Ltd has sought one more year from the Commerce Ministry to complete its IT/ITeS special economic zone in Tamil Nadu.

Govt may import onion as prices soar to Rs.90/kg

Last Updated: Tuesday, October 22, 2013, 15:04

Centre may import onion to stabilise prices that have soared to Rs.90 per kg in the national capital, Commerce and Industry Minister Anand Sharma said Tuesday.