Exports Record 25.67 % Jump in September, Trade Deficit Goes Down

New Delhi: Port Wings News Network: Showing the signs of recovery in EXIM sector, India’s exports has recorded a robust growth of 25.67 % in September, mainly on account of phenomenal rise in shipments of engineering, chemicals, and petroleum products, government data released on 13 October has revealed. According to …

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JNPT Records 6 % Growth in Container Handling in First Six Months

Mumbai: Port Wings News Network: The Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT), country’s largest container port under the administrative control of the Ministry of Shipping, further improved its performance in the first six months of the current financial year by recording a 6.26 per cent growth in container cargo in terms …

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Gopal Krishna New Secretary in Ministry of Shipping

New Delhi: Port Wings News Network: In a large scale reshuffle in the Secretary-level officials in the Central administration, the Modi-led government on 11 October transferred 11 Secretaries. According to a media statement, a 1983-batch IAS officer Gopal Krishna from West Bengal cadre has been appointed as Secretary, Shipping, while …

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Major Ports Register 3.24% Growth During April-Sept Period

New Delhi: Port Wings News Network: The 12 major ports under the administrative control of the Ministry of Shipping, Government of India, have recorded a growth of 3.24% and together handled 326.4 Million Tonnes of cargo during the period April to September, 2017 as against 316.1 Million Tonnes handled during …

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Lithuanian Delegation Visits Mumbai Port

Mumbai: Port Wings News Network: A delegation led by Mr. Linas Linkevicius, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania along with Mr. Laimona Talat-Kelpsa, Ambassador of Lithuania visited Mumbai Port Trust on 10 October. According to a media statement, the delegation held discussions with Mr Sanjay Bhatia, IAS, Chairman and Mr …

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