Amiti Sen

  • It's going to be one hot summer for exporters

    It's going to be one hot summer for exporters

    It is going to be a relentless summer for exporters. The government is not planning to take immediate action on bailing out exporters hit by the spiralling rupee.

    Indian industry still protected by high tariff walls: WTO

    Indian industry still protected by high tariff walls: WTO

    While India has been congratulating itself for autonomously lowering its peak tariffs on industrial goods, the multilateral trade body regulating trade between 150 countries doesn’t seem to be too impressed.

    A balanced WTO would rather move slowly

    A balanced WTO would rather move slowly

    The low-key meeting of the high-profile group of four at the World Trade Organisation (WTO), including the US, India, Brazil and the EU, in Brussels last week brings to question the feasibility of the year-end unofficial deadline for the conclusion of the multilateral trade negotiations.

    Services pact must for Doha round: LamyAmiti Sen

    Services pact must for Doha round: LamyAmiti Sen

    Commitments in the area of outsourcing and freer movement of temporary workers between countries are issues that cannot be swept under the carpet by developed countries.

    Jewellery traders see ray of hope

    Jewellery traders see ray of hope

    The India lobby in the House of Representatives has got into action to bail out gems and jewellery exporters who may soon lose their duty-free access to the US market.

    Commerce secy urges Reddy to check Re’s rise

    Commerce secy urges Reddy to check Re’s rise

    The commerce department has written to RBI governor YV Reddy seeking the apex bank’s intervention in checking the rupee’s appreciation to bail out exporters.

    FDI effect on countryside to impact policy review

    FDI effect on countryside to impact policy review

    The department of industrial policy & promotion (DIPP) has asked the National Council of Applied Economic Research (NCAER) to conduct a study on the impact of FDI on the rural economy.

  • 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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