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India not impacted by protectionism talk, global slowdown: FM Jaitley

The rhetoric of protectionism in developed economies and unpredictable global slowdown have not affected India and it is determined to grow with focus on investments, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said on Monday.

Feb 13, 2017, 17:39 PM IST

Brexit vote adds to uncertainty over global economy, impact won't be seen soon

The first indication of how Britain`s vote to leave the European Union will affect the global economy will come from business surveys, with the hard data to follow -- a lag that increases uncertainty over growth.

Jun 24, 2016, 19:00 PM IST

Indian economy in good condition amid global slowdown, says FM jaitley

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May 05, 2016, 23:46 PM IST

Global economic situation grim, worrisome: Jaitley

The global economic situation is "grim" and "worrisome" and that has prompted the nations to put up "firewalls" around their own systems to save themselves from the slowdown and grow within the limitations, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has said.

Apr 19, 2016, 11:54 AM IST

India has potential to do better than 7.5%: FM Jaitley

India has the potential to grow at a faster pace on the back of healthy monsoon rains, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has said.

Apr 14, 2016, 14:52 PM IST

Fight global slowdown with supportive monetary policy: Christine Lagarde

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Saturday made out a case for Asian countries like India to adopt a supportive monetary policy and growth-friendly fiscal measures to combat the impact of global economic woes.

Mar 12, 2016, 12:51 PM IST

No need for exaggerated panic, have faith in Indian economy: FM Jaitley

The minister said that a major sell-off in global markets has created a chain reaction impacting the markets world over including in India.

Feb 12, 2016, 21:09 PM IST

FM Jaitley woos sovereign funds to invest in infrastructure, railways

Opening the two-day India Investment Summit 2016, Arun Jaitley highlighted opportunities the country presents to investors and sought investment in sectors like road, highways, oil&gas, urban infrastructure and railways.


Feb 04, 2016, 14:49 PM IST

'India fastest growing economy despite global slowdown, four droughts'

India has emerged as the world's fastest growing economy notwithstanding global demand slowdown and four droughts, Chief Economic Advisor Arvind Subramanian said Friday.

Jan 01, 2016, 20:30 PM IST

India "bright spot" for investment in the current global slowdown, PM Modi tells biz leaders

PM Modi said government had taken a number of steps to remove long pending concerns of investors, including expediting regulatory clearances, increasing the validity period of Industrial Licences across the board and delicencing a number of defence items.

Oct 06, 2015, 18:22 PM IST

Exports of top 5 sectors dip 25% to $13.33 billion in August

Exports of top five sectors - engineering, petroleum, gems and jewelery, textiles and pharmaceuticals - fell by about 25 percent to USD 13.33 billion in August due to global demand slowdown.

Oct 02, 2015, 17:14 PM IST

India insulated from economic fallout, says Jaitley

Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said despite a global slowdown and its impact on countries, India remains insulated from the economic fallout and stands out as a "brighter spot".

Sep 19, 2015, 09:13 AM IST

Govt keeping close watch on rupee movement: Nirmala

Hit by global slowdown, India's exports contracted for the eighth straight month by 10.3 percent in July to USD 23.13 billion, pushing the trade deficit to USD 12.81 billion.

Sep 10, 2015, 18:43 PM IST

Knee-jerk reaction not answer to emerging challenges: FinMin

The Finance Ministry Tuesday said "knee-jerk" reaction is not the answer to the current challenges being faced by India and assured that measures initiated by the government will boost growth.

Sep 08, 2015, 23:38 PM IST

Make in India should not entirely focus on global markets: Rajan

Reserve Bank Governor Raghuram Rajan on Thursday said it was a 'worthwhile ambition' to pursue Make In India campaign but cautioned that the whole effort should not be made towards producing for overseas markets as global slowdown could create problems.

May 28, 2015, 19:51 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

Global slowdown impacted India's exports in 2014-15: Sitaraman

India failed to meet the exports target of USD 340 billion set for 2014-15 due to economic slowdown in many countries, Commerce and Industry Minister Nirmala Sitaraman said Sunday.

Apr 26, 2015, 19:50 PM IST

'Global slowdown hits Indian exports'

Persistent slowdown in global markets has hit Indian exports which fell sharply by 21 percent in March, the industry said Friday.

Apr 17, 2015, 21:24 PM IST

Sales volume in real estate sector in Chennai declines: Study

Sales volume in the real estate sector in the city during the last one year witnessed a 33 percent decline owing to the impact of global slowdown due to high inflation and negative buyer sentiments, research firm Knight Frank said today.

Jan 09, 2014, 17:37 PM IST

Immediate challenge is to go back to 8% growth: Mukherjee

"Our economic growth declined during the last two years. At five percent in 2012-13, it was the lowest in the last ten years," President Pranab Mukherjee said.

Dec 20, 2013, 14:46 PM IST