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Gems, jewellery exports drop 10.25% in August

Last Updated: Tuesday, October 08, 2013, 17:43

India's gems and jewellery exports dropped 10.25 percent year-on-year to USD 2.8 billion in August, due to inadequate availability of gold.

Indian apparel exports to touch USD 17 bn: AEPC

Last Updated: Thursday, September 19, 2013, 15:51

The Indian apparel industry is witnessing an upswing and the exports are likely to go up from USD 13 billion last year to USD 17 billion in the next two years on the back of economic recovery in the US and Europe, according to Apparel Export Promotion Council.

Jewellery exports may dip by 20% in FY14 on fewer stocks: GJEPC

Last Updated: Sunday, June 30, 2013, 21:34

Jewellery exports are likely to be hit and decline by up to 20 percent in FY14, due to limited availability of gold inventory in the domestic market following the government's steps to curb demand, according to export promotion body GJEPC.

Software services exports to grow 10% in FY13

Last Updated: Thursday, March 21, 2013, 18:18

"In 2012-13, we expect a growth of 10 percent in software services exports," ESC executive director D K Sareen said on the sidelines of a two-day international IT exhibition, India Soft 2013.

'Czech Republican cos plans to invest $2 bn in India by 2015'

Last Updated: Monday, March 11, 2013, 21:31

The plan was shared during the meeting of EEPC members and officials of the Embassy of the Czech Republic, including Jana Peterkova.

Garment exports could touch $30 billion in 3 years: AEPC

Last Updated: Saturday, February 23, 2013, 22:02

At present, import duty on synthetic fabrics is about 21 percent.

AEPC disappointed with RBI mid quarter monetary policy review

Last Updated: Tuesday, December 18, 2012, 14:04

The apex bank on Tuesday kept the key interest rates unchanged but hinted at easing rates in January stating that with decline in inflation, the focus of monetary policy would shift to the task of removing impediments to growth.

Pharma exports grew over 23% in 2011-12: Pharmexcil

Last Updated: Wednesday, December 12, 2012, 21:53

Indian pharma exports grew by 23.34 percent in the last fiscal, Pharmaceuticals Export Promotion Council of India (Pharmexcil) said Wednesday.

Gems and jewellery exports down 20% in Oct

Last Updated: Tuesday, November 20, 2012, 20:11

Gems and jewellery exports declined 20 percent to USD 2.7 billion in October due to weak demand in western markets, according to the data provided by GJEP.

GJEPC to host two-day Russian Jewellery Summit from Oct 29

Last Updated: Tuesday, October 23, 2012, 17:45

The two-day summit, which will begin from October 29, will be represented by 12 key leading players comprising wholesalers and retailers from Russia.

Difficult to achieve $18 bn target for apparel exports

Last Updated: Thursday, October 11, 2012, 16:45

It will be difficult to achieve this fiscal's USD 18 billion apparel export target set by the Textiles Ministry, even as efforts are on to explore new markets with diversified products, Apparel Export Promotion Council (AEPC) has said.

EPCH to tie up with IKEA to train Indian handicraft makers

Last Updated: Wednesday, October 10, 2012, 19:13

"We will soon tie-up with IKEA to start a programme called Next Gen in India," EPCH Executive Director Rakesh Kumar told reporters here.