Amiti Sen

  • India Inc export figures likely to miss target

    India Inc export figures likely to miss target

    Export figures for December '08 may have a surprise in store. Gainers: BSE ( A, B ) | NSE | Losers: BSE ( A, B ) | NSE | 52 Week: High, Low | Navratnas who may shine

    More export sops in bonus stimulus pack

    More export sops in bonus stimulus pack

    Exporters, grappling with steadily decreasing orders, can hope for some additional incentives in the coming days as dipping exports have only increased pressure on the government to bail out these industries, a government official said.

    EU moves WTO against Karnataka wine taxes

    EU moves WTO against Karnataka wine taxes

    EU, which lodged a complaint at the WTO against certain fees and taxes imposed on imported liquor by Goa and Maharashtra, has now aimed its guns at the Karnataka government.

    Core projects to be under watch

    Core projects to be under watch

    The government is working on a mechanism to monitor implementation of infrastructure projects and ensure that the recent measures taken to boost infrastructure spending deliver results.

    Cranked-up SEZs won’t be denotified

    Cranked-up SEZs won’t be denotified

    The Centre-which recently decided to denotify DLF’s “barren” special economic zone (SEZ) in Delhi-will not allow operational SEZs, where units have been set up, to be denotified.

    WTO seeks members' views on sectoral row

    WTO seeks members' views on sectoral row

    The latest World Trade Organisation (WTO) draft agreement on industrial goods has failed to clear the air on whether sectoral negotiations for elimination of tariffs should be a mandatory discussion point amongst member countries.

  • 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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