Amiti Sen

  • 'Exports will begin to look up in two months'

    'Exports will begin to look up in two months'

    Commerce department, over the past year, has worked closely with Indian industry, including exporters, to help Centre work out packages to help combat global economic downturn.

    India, China to hold talks to normalise trade relations

    India, China to hold talks to normalise trade relations

    India and China are to discuss ways to defuse rising trade tensions between them next week, after a series of recent government actions to impose restrictions on Chinese imports risks upsetting relations with the country’s largest trading partner.

    Select sectors may get more seasonal discount on interest

    Select sectors may get more seasonal discount on interest

    The government may consider a further interest subsidy on loans to companies in select sectors as part of moves to engineer their revival by getting bank credit flowing into them, a government official said.

    Turkey, Egypt under fire for textile duties

    Turkey, Egypt under fire for textile duties

    New Delhi has approached Turkey and Egypt asking them to remove the additional duties they have imposed on Indian cotton textile imports or pay suitable compensation.

  • 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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