Amiti Sen

  • Review of exports sops likely after Budget

    Review of exports sops likely after Budget

    The commerce department will review all exports incentives after the forthcoming Union Budget, as it looks to allocate resources more effectively in the new fiscal year, a government official told ET.

    Re, export woes rise in tandem

    Re, export woes rise in tandem

    With currency fluctuation much lower in competing countries such as Pakistan, Bangladesh and China , many other exporters like him fear that they might lose out on the benefits of the gradual recovery in the global markets if the rupee appreciates any further.

    Centre rules out opening govt supply contracts

    Centre rules out opening govt supply contracts

    The government has ruled out joining any talks on opening up government procurement but will watch more closely the ongoing negotiations between other countries.

    Panel weighs rly proposal for coach factory in Bengal

    Panel weighs rly proposal for coach factory in Bengal

    West Bengal did not get Tata’s Nano plant but it could have a brand new rail coach factory worth Rs 1,000 crore soon, providing employment to thousands of youth in the Kanchrapara district of the state.

    Exporters set to get fresh sops for laggard sectors

    Exporters set to get fresh sops for laggard sectors

    The government has decided to come to the aid of select export sectors that are yet to recover from the global meltdown by offering new incentives and expanding the scope of existing packages.

  • Amiti Sen

    We’ve got Visa power!

    India and Pakistan have once again proved to all skeptics that when they talk business, they mean business! The signing of the new bilateral visa agreement replacing the restrictive 37 year old pact is yet...

    Amiti Sen

    Chinese Checkers

    It may not be easy for Indians to love the Chinese. But it is impossible to hate them. Yes, they do flood us with cheap products ranging from diyas and crackers to chemicals, metals, electronics...

    Amiti Sen

    Economics scores over mindless patriotism

    If Pakistan needed to show proof of its sincerity in wanting closer economic ties with  India, it has indeed done so. It finally walked the talk this week with its Federal Cabinet agreeing to put...

    Amiti Sen

    Economics scores over mindless patriotism

    If Pakistan needed to show proof of its sincerity in wanting closer economic ties with  India, it has indeed done so. It finally walked the talk this week with its Federal Cabinet agreeing to put...

    Amiti Sen

    India-EU FTA–not a lost cause

    The Indian media is full of stories on how the India-EU free trade agreement will not be signed during the India-EU summit in New Delhi on Friday.  I wonder what made people think that the...

    Amiti Sen

    India-Pakistan’s MFN roller-coaster

    When the Pakistani Cabinet decided on November 2 to allow grant of most favoured nation or MFN status to India that would result in removal of import restrictions, the media, as expected, went to town...

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