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Last updated: 25 Sep, 2017  
 Editorials
Exports.9.Thmb.jpg Export sops: WTO compliance
Bikky Khosla | 19 Sep, 2017
First, the good news. The August export figures have come as a relief in the background of declining growth witnessed by the sector in the previous few months. However, there is little scope for complacency.  
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Downturn.Thmb.jpg GDP slump: What to blame for it
Bikky Khosla | 12 Sep, 2017
What is pulling down the economy? As per the estimates released by the Central Statistics Office on August 31, growth of the Indian economy, as measured by GDP, fell to a three-year low of 5.7 percent in the June quarter, against 7.9 percent in the same quarter a year ago and 6.1 percent in the preceding quarter. 
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Ease.Of.Doing.Business.9.Thmb.jpg Ease of doing business: Claim vs. reality
Bikky Khosla | 05 Sep, 2017
Where does India really stand when it comes to ease of doing business? Time and again, the Centre has claimed that a lot of measures have been taken to improve the business ecosystem in the country. 
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India.Growth.9.Thmb.jpg NITI Aayog's Action Agenda
Bikky Khosla | 29 Aug, 2017
The NITI Aayog released its 'Three-Year Action Agenda 2017-20' last week. The report, which has come on the heels of the second volume of the Economic Survey, views that our prospects of reaching the 8 percent-plus growth trajectory in the next few years are very bright.  
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Exports.9.Thmb.jpg Exports slowdown
Bikky Khosla | 22 Aug, 2017
The Commerce Ministry last week came out with export figures for the month of July. The data shows that our overseas shipments rose for the 11th consecutive month, recording a growth of 3.9 percent over a year ago.  
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Economic.Survey.9.Thmb.jpg Economic Survey: Volume-2
Bikky Khosla | 16 Aug, 2017
The Economic Survey 2016-17, Volume 2, released by the Department of Economic Affairs last week, came out with some valuable insights for economy watchers. On the bright side, it mentions about a 'rekindled optimism' on structural reforms, driven by launch of GST 
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Up.9.Thmb.jpg Short-term pains amid long-term optimism
Bikky Khosla | 08 Aug, 2017
The RBI in its recent policy review kept the growth outlook for the current financial year unchanged at 7.3 percent, on expectations of a normal monsoon, higher rural demand, increased government spending and the growth enhancing effects of GST.  
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Truck strike THMB GST: End of road for check gates
Bikky Khosla | 01 Aug, 2017
The Goods and Services Tax (GST) would benefit India‚Äôs small businesses, accelerating transportation of goods across the country, Prime Minister Modi recently said in a meeting.  
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