Bikky Khosla | 03 Apr, 2008
Nine times out of ten
exporters, mostly in the SME sector, tend to lag behind because they
are ill informed about the world around them. Most of them are into
business with very little or no knowledge of the market realities. They
are blissfully unaware
of what their competitors are doing. Thus they are unable to keep up
with the changing times.
Today's dynamic economic scenario calls for keeping oneself up to
date with the changes in policies - both domestic and global. Despite
the initiatives/ schemes offered by the government, many SMEs are
unaware of them because information on these schemes
never reach them.
To keep SMEs and exporters informed on the recent policy changes,
international trends and how these changes might affect their
businesses, Tradeindia has launched the first news portal "SME Times"
entirely dedicated to SMEs and exporters.
The news portal will be a one-stop information library for the
exim sector and is Tradeindia's initiative to help SMEs improve their
Apart from a daily dose of news, the USP of the portal will rest
on the value-added articles written by its staffers, experts and
freelancers. These articles will only cover such issues which SME-holders can profit from.
The portal has been carefully designed to fulfill the needs of
each and every SME. Over nine clearly demarcated categories and more
than 16 sub-categories will carry news reports that are updated on a
The perceptive of industry stalwarts on polity matters is of
utmost importance for SMEs to read and act upon accordingly. Thus the
'Editorial' and 'Indepth' sections will have the views of our Editor
and a panel of experts respectively. Any new development
that will have an impact on the industry will be discussed extensively
in these sections.
The other value-added features including 'Market watch' and 'Forex rates' will keep readers updated to a fraction of change.
The portal has also been made very interactive to facilitate readers to share their views and opinions on individual news.
Now it's up to you...whether you want to stay informed or remain ignorant. The choice is yours!