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GDP growth pegged at 6% in Q1: FICCI survey

The growth numbers for the first quarter are expected to be released by Central Statistics Office (CSO) next week. Ficci said boosting agriculture sector, strengthening MSMEs, undertaking factor market reforms are key to steering the economy out of the slowdown.

Aug 26, 2019, 15:12 PM IST

Ficci for increasing FDI cap in insurance to 74%

The body also said that there is a need to improve investor confidence about the surrounding ecosystem in the country to attract more FDI inflows.

Jun 13, 2019, 17:29 PM IST

India's GDP growth forecast at 7.1% for FY20

The industry body FICCI's economic outlook survey said the minimum and maximum growth estimate stood at 6.8 percent and 7.3 percent, respectively, for 2019-20.

May 31, 2019, 11:03 AM IST

Positive sentiment continues for manufacturing sector in Q4: FICCI survey

In terms of order books, 44 percent respondents in March 2019 quarter said they expect the number to go up as against 43 percent in October-December 2018 quarter.

May 13, 2019, 11:27 AM IST

Industry, govt should jointly strategise for economic growth: Ficci

Ficci president Rashesh Shah indicated that the economy is on a recovery path with reforms measures, while Indian rupee is weakening and inflationary pressure going up while rising oil prices are again posing a high risk to India's economic growth trajectory.

Sep 20, 2018, 18:14 PM IST

Deepika Padukone opens up on her fear of slipping into depression again

Deepika talked about her fear of slipping into depression again.

Sep 10, 2018, 10:08 AM IST

India's growth story intact despite challenges: Ficci

It termed the slowing down of the industrial output in May to 3.2% and the inching up of the retail inflation in June to 5% as short-term challenges.

Jul 19, 2018, 15:24 PM IST

Ficci Frames 2018 pays tribute to Sridevi

Ficci Frames 2018 is a three-day convention where more than 60 international companies of buyers, distributors and other business people have gathered from around 30 countries.

Mar 04, 2018, 21:20 PM IST

PNB fraud: After ASSOCHAM, now FICCI joins chorus for privatising state-run banks

FICCI called state-run banks privatisation is in the interest of creating 'a dynamic banking sector' in India.

Feb 19, 2018, 17:35 PM IST

Industry cites glitches in GSTN portal as major concern: Survey

According to the survey, respondents emphasised that filing of returns be made simpler and there should also be a centralised registration for inter-state services.

Feb 18, 2018, 20:15 PM IST

Bad loans to banks by UPA regime a loot of public money: PM Narendra Modi

Hard-selling his government's pro-poor policies, Prime Minister Narendra Modi listed out initiatives like free cooking gas connections to women, bank accounts to every household, loans to the youth and affordable housing, taken since 2014.

Dec 13, 2017, 17:26 PM IST

Flat income tax system undesirable: Industry, trade officials

The new law is to replace the existing Income Tax Act, 1961.

Nov 30, 2017, 14:36 PM IST

Ficci leading CEOs delegation to US, accompanying Finance Minister

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley is going to the US to attend the IMF-World Bank meeting this week.

Oct 09, 2017, 16:06 PM IST

RBI disappoints by keeping its rates unchanged: FICCI

 Real interest rates remain unduly high and a cut in policy and lending rates would have helped propel demand for interest sensitive sectors such as consumer durables, auto and housing

Oct 04, 2017, 18:57 PM IST

Commerce ministry to set up regulatory review committee under DIPP

The ministry has also decided to take regular feedback from the industry on implementation of measures on ease of doing business.;/;

Sep 26, 2017, 18:17 PM IST

Need to revisit policies on border development: Kiren Rijiju

Rijiju said the NDA government was committed to bringing prosperity for the people living in border areas through development.


Sep 18, 2017, 20:08 PM IST

Smuggling, piracy hindering India's manufacturing growth: Ficci

Widespread smuggling, counterfeiting and piracy can affect India's goal of becoming a manufacturing hub of the world, industry body Ficci today said.

Aug 22, 2017, 16:30 PM IST

FICCI urges government to put curbs on counterfeit goods

Industry body Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) on Monday urged the government to take swift action to clamp down on the rising illicit trade in smuggled and counterfeit goods in India.

May 15, 2017, 16:53 PM IST

The industry didn't consider me good looking: Richa Chadha

Actress Richa Chadha says the Hindi film industry didn't consider her good looking because of her skin colour and body type.

Mar 21, 2017, 19:24 PM IST