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Last updated: 05 Apr, 2020  
Globe.9.Thmb.jpg Battle against COVID-19
Bikky Khosla | 31 Mar, 2020
The COVID-19 is on rampage; humanity is under lockdown; and economies are shattering across the world. The deadly virus is showing no sign of abetting, and India is also facing its scourge. 
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Hands.Together.9.thmb.jpg Corona crisis: Time to fight together
Bikky Khosla | 24 Mar, 2020
Amid the ongoing Coronavirus crisis, a report last week said that a mix of conventional and unconventional fiscal and monetary policies would be required to prevent a sharper plunge in economic activity.  
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Exports.9.Thmb.jpg Cabinet approval to RoDTEP
Bikky Khosla | 17 Mar, 2020
In good news for exporters, the Union Cabinet last week approved the introduction of 'Scheme for Remission of Duties and Taxes on Exported Products ' or RoDTEP.  
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Yes.9.thmb.jpg Yes, more challenges for Indian economy
Bikky Khosla | 10 Mar, 2020
Global share markets tumbled on Monday and this bloodbath can be attributed to the persistent concerns of the Corona Virus epidemic and the crash in the crude oil markets as Saudi Arabia had stunned the world by its decision to raise its production significantly after the collapse of OPEC-Russia talks on an output cut deal.  
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GDP.Q3.9.Thmb.jpg Growth concerns
Bikky Khosla | 02 Mar, 2020
The Indian economy grew at 4.7 percent - its slowest rate in more than six years - in October-December 2019 quarter, according to official data released last week. Immediately after release of the data, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman termed the growth rate as indicative of "steadiness" in the economy.  
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India.Growth.9.Thmb.jpg Corona virus threat to economy!
Bikky Khosla | 25 Feb, 2020
With the US and China nearing an agreement after a year-and-a-half-long trade war, there was a glimmer of hope for recovery in global growth early this year. But now the world is worrying anew due to the deadly Coronavirus  
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Trump.9.Thmb.jpg Donald Trump's India visit
Bikky Khosla | 18 Feb, 2020
The US last week eliminated its special preferences under the Generalized System of Preferences (GSP) for a list of countries including India, which is now classified as a developed country though our Gross National Income (GNI) is way below the threshold of $12,375 
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Rupee.9.Thmb.jpg MSME credit gets a boost
Bikky Khosla | 11 Feb, 2020
In a major relief to small and medium enterprises, the RBI last week decided to extend the benefit of one-time restructuring without an asset classification downgrade to standard accounts of GST registered MSMEs  
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Sitharaman.9.Thmb.jpg Budget promises for MSMEs, startups
Bikky Khosla | 04 Feb, 2020
The Union Budget 2020-21 tabled in the Parliament last week allocated an all-time high amount of Rs 7,572.20 crore for the Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises. There are a number of initiatives for the sector.  
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Exports.9.Thmb.jpg Budget 2020: Exports need a boost
Bikky Khosla | 28 Jan, 2020
Exports succumbed to the prolonged slowdown in the current fiscal year, and according to latest figures the sector witnessed 1.8 percent fall in overseas shipments in December, 2019. A number of global factors, including  
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budget-indiaTHMB.jpeg Budget 2020: Urgent need to spur demand
Bikky Khosla | 20 Jan, 2020
Retail inflation spiked to a 65-month high at 7.35 percent in December from 5.54 percent in November. Many economy watchers expect inflation to remain high in January as well. Meanwhile, GDP in 2019-20 is estimated at an 11-year-low of 5 percent.  
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budget-indiaTHMB.jpeg MSME: Budget expectations
Bikky Khosla | 14 Jan, 2020
Ahead of Budget 2020, a number of small industry bodies have put forward their recommendations for benefit of the MSME sector. This sector is contributing in a massive way, creating millions of jobs and accounting for a major portion of the country‚Äôs manufacturing output and exports 
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Infrastructure.9.thmb.jpg Infra push
Bikky Khosla | 07 Jan, 2020
The Centre made a big bang announcement last week. Making a brief statement on the contents of the National Infrastructure Pipeline (NIP) at a press conference 
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