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US private hiring slows, trade deficit widens

Last Updated: Thursday, June 05, 2014, 08:50

Private employers added 179,000 jobs to their payrolls last month after hiring 215,000 workers in April.

US trade gap narrows in March on export jump

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 06, 2014, 22:26

Jumps in exports of aircraft and automobiles and a fall in the oil import bill helped narrow the US trade deficit in March, Commerce Department data showed Tuesday.

Export growth slows to six-month low of 3.49% in December

Last Updated: Friday, January 10, 2014, 15:40

India's exports stood at USD 26.3 billion in December compared with USD 25.4 billion in the same month of 2012.

Exports rise 3.49% in December, imports dip 15.25%

Last Updated: Friday, January 10, 2014, 12:54

However, growth in exports was slower than in November, when outbound shipments rose 5.86 percent.

India's exports in December rise 3.49% to $26.35 bn

Last Updated: Friday, January 10, 2014, 11:19

The country's gold and silver imports stood at USD 1.77 billion in December compared to USD 5.6 billion year-on-year.

Gold import curbs to stay despite easing trade gap

Last Updated: Tuesday, December 17, 2013, 09:40

India will keep a tight leash on gold imports despite a recent improvement in its trade deficit and lobbying by a bullion industry struggling with high premiums and a supply crunch.

Industry cheers export nos; seeks restoration of drawback rates

Last Updated: Monday, November 11, 2013, 19:49

"The steady rise in exports augurs well for the economy. Growing exports reflect the dynamism of Indian exporters as well as the impact of proactive support from the Government," Ficci President Naina Lal Kidwai said.

Exports rise 13.47% in Oct to a 2-year high even as trade gap widens

Last Updated: Monday, November 11, 2013, 15:45

Recovery in global markets pushed the country's exports to a two year high of 13.47 percent to USD 27.2 billion in October even as trade deficit worsened on account of rise in gold imports.

Trade gap set for huge improvement on lower imports: Analysts

Last Updated: Wednesday, October 02, 2013, 20:13

India's Current Account Deficit is likely to narrow during 9 months (July-March) of the current fiscal to touch a low of 1.5 percent of GDP.

Nomura pegs May trade gap at $21 billion

Last Updated: Monday, June 10, 2013, 22:22

It said imports of chemical and fertilisers usually go up in May and fall in gold prices has led to an increase in the volume of imports to 162 tonne in the month.

Govt sets up committee to boost exports from MSMEs

Last Updated: Sunday, April 28, 2013, 12:51

Worried over widening trade gap, the government has set up a six-member inter-ministerial committee under the chairmanship of Finance Secretary R S Gujral that will suggest measures to boost MSME exports.

Widening trade gap credit negative for India: Moody's

Last Updated: Monday, February 18, 2013, 12:52

At present, Moody's has a 'Baa3' (lowest investment grade) rating for India with a stable outlook and any downward revision from here could pull the country's credit rating into junk grade.