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Commerce Minister Leads Delegation for RCEP Meet in Singapore

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: The Union Minister for Commerce & Industry and Civil Aviation, Suresh Prabhu, is leading the delegation for the meeting for trade Ministers of RCEP member countries which is taking place in Singapore on November 12-13, 2018. The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) is a pact …

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Editorial: Good News for Modi Government in Election Year

Port Wings, 07 Nov 2018: With the World Bank’s Doing Business Report giving thumps-up to Indian government on business sentiment, it has come as a big reprieve for the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party just before the long election season in the country. While five important states are going to Assembly …

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Commerce Minister Meets Russian Delegation

New Delhi: Port Wings News Network: Union Minister of Commerce & Industry and Civil Aviation, Suresh Prabhu,met a high level Russian business delegation on 27 October 2018 in New Delhi. Discussions were held on increasing investments and business engagements with Russia. Russia has invested USD 1.2 billion in India between …

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DG Azevêdo Welcomes President Khaltmaa of Mongolia to the WTO

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: Director-General Roberto Azevêdo welcomed Mongolian President Battulga Khaltmaa to the WTO on 22 October. They discussed Mongolia’s support for the trading system, particularly in the context of the current trade tensions, and how the country can enhance its participation in global trade. President Khaltmaa was …

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Debate on WTO Reform Should Reflect all Perspectives: DG Azevêdo

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: At a meeting of the full WTO membership on 16 October, Director-General Roberto Azevêdo noted the emerging debate on ‘WTO reform’ and highlighted the importance that this discussion is inclusive. Roberto Azevêdo said: “The state of this organization is an issue in which everyone has …

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Exports Growth Affected: FIEO Chief Ganesh Kumar Gupta

New Delhi: Port Wings News Network: Responding to the trade data for the month of September, 2018, President FIEO said that though the data shows a marginal negative growth in the month of September primarily due to high base effect last year, the aggregate value of exports in this September …

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Members From Andhra Chamber of Commerce Visit Sri City SEZ

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: An 18-member delegation from the Andhra Chamber of Commerce, headed by Mr. V.V. Sampath Kumar,  Executive Committee Member, visited Sri City SEZ on 12 October 2018. Mr. Shiva Sankar, Senior Vice President (Marketing), Sri City SEZ received the guests and extended a warm welcome. Briefing …

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Tirupur Exporters Thank CBIC Permission for IGST Refund Claims

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: Tirupur Exporters Association (TEA) has thanked the CBIC for permitting IGST refund claims for exporters those import capital goods under the EPCG scheme also. In a press release Shri.Raja M Shanmugham, President, TEA, said that CBIC has now issued notification No: 54 / 2018 – …

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