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Last updated: 18 Dec, 2017  
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After early hiccups, BJP set to retain power in Gujarat
SME Times News Bureau | 18 Dec, 2017
Gujarat's ruling BJP on Monday pledged to retain power as its candidates forged ahead of the main op 
'Exports back in positive territory with a bang as global demand sprang a surprise'
Saurabh Gupta   |   18 Dec, 2017
Responding to the Trade Data for the month of November, 2017, showing a sharp increase of 31 percent
India not being blamed for collapse of WTO talks: Prabhu
SME Times News Bureau   |   18 Dec, 2017
It is the first time that India is not being blamed for the collapse of talks at the just concluded
Engineering goods push exports higher to $26 bn in November
SME Times News Bureau   |   18 Dec, 2017
Healthy off-take of India's engineering and petroleum products pushed exports higher to $26.19 billi
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 India Economy News
mobile.thumb.jpg 10% customs duty on mobiles, hike on more items likely
SME Times News Bureau | 18 Dec, 2017
In a bid to protect local manufacturers, the government has imposed a 10 per cent basic customs duty  Read more....
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 Industry News
Apple.9.Thmb.jpg Apple hikes iPhone prices in India post-customs duty hike
SME Times News Bureau | 18 Dec, 2017
After the government hiked the customs duty from 10 per cent to 15 per cent for mobile handsets last  Read more....
» Political realities to weigh on economic decisions: Assocham
» UIDAI temporarily suspends Airtel's 'Aadhaar linked e-KYC' services
» Tata, GE join hands to manufacture jet engine components
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 In Depth
Exports.9.thmb.jpg India losing comparative advantage in leading export sectors
Amit Kapoor & Chirag Yadav | 11 Dec, 2017
In a massive relief to Indian exporters, the government announced liberal incentives of Rs 8,450 cro  Read more....
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 Face to Face
Steelbird.9.Thmb.jpg Remain in the game to win the game: Steelbird MD
Rituparna Kakati | 12 Dec, 2017
"Remain in the game to win the game. Never leave the game keep playing," said Rajiv Kapur, Managing   Read more....
» SMEs must go for more innovative, trusted 'Forex Firm' before going global: CEO, MyForexEye
» ERP a necessary tool for Indian SMEs: CRO, Infogain
» Only few manufacturers maintaining quality in generic drugs: CEO, Luckys Pharma
» Consumer durables not under slashed GST rates; industry reeling under pressure: CMD, Mitashi
» Indian solar sector has massive potential: Nimray Solar chief
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 Global Business
google-logo-thmb.jpg Google's response to record EU fine draws flak from rivals
IANS | 18 Dec, 2017
Google may be courting fresh trouble after the European Commission's massive penalty in June as its   Read more....
» Alleged North Korean agent arrested in Australia
» Trump, Putin talk on phone, discuss N.Korea: White House
» Facebook to push more videos via pre-roll ads for 'Watch'
» US dollar declines on soft inflation data
» Pakistan denies China's funding halt for CPEC projects
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Exports.9.Thmb.jpg Foreign Trade Policy
Bikky Khosla | 12 Dec, 2017
The Government last week came out with the mid-term review of India's Foreign Trade Policy (FTP). Or  Read more....
» Q2 GDP: Little to cheer about
» Insolvency ordinance
» Moody's upgrade: Thumbs up to reforms
» GST: Course correction
» Ease of doing business
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