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Editorial: GST, After One Year…

Port Wings, 04 July 2018: India is celebrating the first anniversary of the launch of the Goods and Services Tax, which began with a symbolic ringing of the bell as a midnight session of the Indian Parliament on July 1, 2017.  The jury is out to decide whether it has …

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Editorial:Positive Signs for the Modi Government

Port Wings, 27 June 2018: After several months of negative growth in exim sector, there are some positive signals coming out to the Narendra Modi-led Union Government. The latest data released by the Ministry of Commerce has revealed that the fall in India’s exports has been arrested of late and …

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Editorial:E-way Bill System, Good or Bad?

Port Wings, 06 June 2018: Since GST was implemented, E-way bill has been deferred more than five times. But, it was introduced by government changing the rules since 1  April-2018. Now government wants to implement e-way bill as soon as possible across the country so that revenue tax collection touches …

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Editorial: Narendra Modi Government After Four Years

Port Wings, 30 May 2018: With the BJP-led National Democratic Alliance completed four years on 26 May 2018, people as well as media houses taking stock of the developments that shaped these years and could give political dividend to Narendra Modi when he will seek re-election in 2019. In the …

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Editorial:Unshackle Major Ports To Compete With Private Ports

Port Wings, 23 May 2018: There are 12 major ports including Kamarajar Port (erstwhile Ennore Port), India’s first corporate port registered under Companies Act, 1956. All of them are controlled by Tariff Authority of Major Ports (TAMP) who regulate all tariffs, both vessel related and cargo related, and rates for …

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Editorial:Unleash the Potential of Inland Waterways to Unite India

Port Wings, 09 May 2018: By calling upon Telangana, Andhra Pradesh and Maharashtra states to form a Special Purpose Vehicle (SPV) for developing Godavari Inland Waterways, Union Minister for Road Transport, Highways and Water Resources Nitin Gadkari has hit the right notes for national unity on water-related issues. By announcing …

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Editorial: Indian Shipping Industry Looks to Foreign Shores

Port Wings, 02 May 2018: By going by the Indian National Shipowners’ Association (INSA) CEO Anil Devli’s words, Indian shipping industry may be contemplating converting their ships to foreign registration, potentially causing a loss in taxes of about Rs 8,000 crore to the central exchequer. Indian shipowners could switch to …

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Editorial: US Trade Tariffs on Steel and Impact on India

Port Wings, 18 April 2018: Last month the United States President Donald Tump imposed 25% tariffs on steel imports into the county, citing concerns about the dumping of cheap imported steel ruining American industries and taking away jobs. Given the trade relations between the US and India, it is important …

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Editorial: Kudos to Paradip Port

Port Wings, 4 April 2018: For every Indian, who loves the port sector and keenly watches its growth over the years, Paradip Port’s achievement of handling 100 MT cargo in a financial year is something bigger than India winning a gold medal in Olympics or clinching a T20 World Cup …

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Editorial: Don’t Ignore China-US Trade Tussle

Port Wings, 28 March 2018: China is not only the India’s powerful neighbour but also a biggest trade partner. And, any economic turbulence in the country due to the US’s latest “Trade War” using tariff regime, could directly or indirectly affect the economy of India, as our country is one …

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