Foreign Trade policy

FTP review: Exporters hail Rs 8,450 crore incentive top-up

FTP review: Exporters hail Rs 8,450 crore incentive top-up

The government on Tuesday announced Rs 8,450 crore incentives for exporters in sectors like leather and agriculture, as it looks to boost outward shipments, which have been disrupted by implementation of goods and services tax (GST).

Dec 05, 2017, 23:02 PM IST
Exports rising despite global headwinds: Nirmala Sitharaman

Exports rising despite global headwinds: Nirmala Sitharaman

The minister said even in this type of environment, domestic exporters are doing good.

May 17, 2017, 15:47 PM IST

'Mid-term foreign trade policy to be out before GST roll out'

Given the current economic and geopolitical situations globally there are concerns that international trade may be impacted.

May 06, 2017, 16:47 PM IST

GST rollout: Commerce Min to modify certain portions of FTP

The ministry also proposes to come out with the mid-year review of FTP, a few months ahead of the schedule, before the GST rollout.

Apr 28, 2017, 16:31 PM IST

'Govt's nod to refund claims to provide relief to exporters'

The Cabinet's approval for refund of Rs 2,700-crore claims to exporters will provide them relief and help boost shipments, FIEO today said.

Apr 13, 2017, 15:57 PM IST

India concerned over pace of deciding agenda for next WTO meet

India on Tuesday expressed concern over slow progress in finalising the agenda for the Nairobi ministerial meeting of WTO members in December to resolve pending issues of Doha round.

May 12, 2015, 16:36 PM IST

'Global slowdown, steep fall in oil prices impacted exports'

The country's exports dipped by 1.2 percent to USD 310.5 billion in 2014-15.

May 08, 2015, 15:26 PM IST

Services' share in total exports to rise significantly: Commerce Ministry

"We are hoping that (with) changes in the services architecture of incentives in the new policy, services should do better. We hope that their share will increase significantly," a top Commerce Ministry official said.

Apr 03, 2015, 16:07 PM IST

Pharma exports: FTP promises to address problems abroad

With Indian pharma companies facing problems in exports to countries like Japan and China, the new Foreign Trade Policy seeks to address issues related to non-trade barriers and regulations faced by them abroad.

Apr 02, 2015, 18:44 PM IST

FTP proposes new institutions to boost global trade

The new Foreign Trade Policy unveiled today proposed setting up of a host of institutions, including Trade Council and National Committee on Trade Facilitation, to improve India's share in global trade and implement of WTO obligations.

Apr 01, 2015, 21:09 PM IST

FTP to promote eCommerce cos focusing on job creation

Under the new five-year Foreign Trade Policy (FTP), the government will provide incentives to eCommerce companies exporting products from sectors that create jobs.

Apr 01, 2015, 18:48 PM IST

Foreign Trade Policy 2015-20: Key Highlights

Highlights of the Foreign Trade Policy 2015-20.

Apr 01, 2015, 18:43 PM IST

Govt eyes $900 billion exports by 2020; sops for exporters in FTP

Unlike the annual reviews of the past, the FTP will be reviewed after two-and-half years to ensure continuity in the trade policy.

Apr 01, 2015, 18:28 PM IST

Modi govt unveils new Foreign Trade Policy

The FTP has extended interest subsidy scheme and other incentives for labour intensive sectors such as leather and handicrafts.

Apr 01, 2015, 16:08 PM IST

New FTP to be unveiled tomorrow; sops for exporters likely

The FTP, which is being announced at a time when India's exports are declining, may extend interest subsidy scheme and other incentives for labour intensive sectors such as leather and handicrafts.

Mar 31, 2015, 14:10 PM IST

'No Board of Trade meeting before FTP'

"There will be no such meeting this time. All the work is over for the FTP. The ministry has consulted all the stakeholders for the policy," a senior official told PTI.

Mar 29, 2015, 11:12 AM IST

'Foreign Trade Policy after Budget'

Exporters have already raised concerns over the delay in announcement of the FTP. Ten months of the current fiscal are already over.

Jan 16, 2015, 22:40 PM IST

New foreign trade policy under consultation: Govt

A new foreign trade policy (FTP) is under consultation and finalisation, government said Wednesday.

Dec 10, 2014, 15:42 PM IST

Integrate 'Make in India' with Foreign Trade Policy: Assocham

'Create in India' is about creating products and brands through design and innovation backed by a strong manufacturing push.

Nov 16, 2014, 15:16 PM IST

Govt looking at more ideas to enhance services exports: Kher

Emphasising on the need to become more competitive in services in the global market, government on Wednesday said it is looking at 'more ideas' in the forthcoming foreign trade policy so as to increase exports.

Nov 12, 2014, 16:31 PM IST