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Editorial:Will 2018 Save Farmers from Turbulence?

In a nutshell, 2017 has recorded large-scale farmers’ protests due to various reasons, which include falling of remunerative prices and questionable implementation of loan waivers. 2017 was indeed a turbulent year for the agriculture and food sector in the country. The sudden decision to demonetise high-value currency on November 8, …

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Editorial:Importance of Waterways in Nation Building

Port Wings, 03 January 2018 In the backdrop of Union Shipping Minister Nitin Gadkari flagging off cargo movement on the Pandu-Dhubri route of the Brahmaputra River on 29 December, it can be easily said about the priority of the government — utilizing waterways in national building. Waterways are also an …

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Editorial: FTP: India Losing Comparative Advantage

Port Wings, 20 December 2017 Bowing to the increasing pressure from the trade community, the government has announced liberal incentives of Rs 8,450 crore ($1.3 billion) in its mid-term review of the five-year foreign trade policy (FTP) that was rolled out in 2015 and aimed at increasing the export of …

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Editorial:Welcome Change in GST Slabs by the Government

Port Wings News Network: 15 November 2017: The 23rd GST Council meeting that concluded in Guwahati was much- awaited major relief post the Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s last year announcement. The speculation surrounding the meeting could be compared to that of the annual union budget announcement. For many it provided …

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