Amiti Sen

  • Clearance for Goa SEZs may be revoked

    Clearance for Goa SEZs may be revoked

    The board of approval (BoA) for SEZs, in its meeting on Monday, is likely to cancel the formal and in-principle approvals given to 11 SEZs in Goa which have not been notified.

    Gems & jewellery may re-enter US sans duty

    Gems & jewellery may re-enter US sans duty

    Centre is trying to bring the gems and jewellery sector back on the US government's generalised system of preferences (GSP) this year. Gitanjali buys Nakshatra

    EGoM to take up SEZ land cap issue today

    EGoM to take up SEZ land cap issue today

    The ambitious plans of the three multi-product special economic zones (SEZs) - DLF’s Gurgaon project, Reliance’s Jhajjar project and the Mumbai SEZ also promoted by the Reliance group - to expand beyond the current ceiling of 5,000 hectares will be taken up by the empowered group of ministers (EGoM) at its meeting on Monday.

    India keen on pushing trade with France

    India keen on pushing trade with France

    While the romantics in India are still fantasising about French president Nicolas Sarkozy's paramour Carla Bruni being air-dropped at the Taj Mahal, the Indian business community is busy preparing for their meeting with another woman whose presence in Mr Sarkozy's delegation is far more important in pushing bilateral ties.

  • 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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