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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 crore ($1.3 billion) in its mid-term review of the five-year foreign trade policy (FTP) that was rolled out in 2015 and aimed at increasing the export of goods and services to $900 billion by 2020. Exports, meanwhile, declined from $468 billion to $437 billion between 2014-15 and 2016-17.
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If not now then when? Living the Great Indian Dream
Saket Suman | 01 Dec, 2017
There's talk that the country has lost track and is headed in a direction not envisaged by those who fought for our independence from colonial rule. Those growing up today are faced with the unnerving challenge to thrive against all future obstacles -- increasing population, decreasing jobs and unmatched inflation -- that, they are told, awaits them. Yet we are doing fine.
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GES 2017: Put Indian women entrepreneurs first
Frank F. Islam | 27 Nov, 2017
On November 28-30 in Hyderabad, India and the US will jointly host the Global Entrepreneurship Summit. This is the eighth annual summit which was the brainchild of former US President Barack Obama. It has been held in other locations such as Istanbul, Dubai and Silicon Valley. The theme for this year's Summit is "Women First, Prosperity for All".
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Entrepreneurship is a lonely path for women
Aparajita Gupta | 20 Nov, 2017
Being a woman entrepreneur may be aspirational for many, but is it easy being one? As people celebrate women entrepreneurship day on 19th November, many of them say entrepreneurship is not for the faint-hearted and it's important to have self-belief in a path strewn with bureaucratic and gender obstacles.
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Is doing business in India really easier now?
Amit Kapoor | 14 Nov, 2017
Prime Minister Narendra Modi's efforts in building India's global appeal for investors seems to have finally yielded returns in terms of the country's performance in the World Bank Doing Business rankings.
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Effects of demonetization still persisting: Survey
Saurabh Gupta | 09 Nov, 2017
The effects of demonetization are still persisting as demand in the economy is still lacklustre and business firms are still not enthusiastic in production process said Anil Khaitan, President, PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry in a press statement issued in New Delhi on Wednesday.
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'SMEs were limping back when GST added to pain'
Rohit Vaid | 03 Nov, 2017
MSMEs had not yet recovered from the demonetisation move when GST came in to add to the pain, according to industry stakeholders.
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How SMEs can write effective corporate travel policies
Vishal Sinha | 26 Oct, 2017
India is the world's fastest growing major business travel market. According to the Global Business Travel Association (GBTA), business travel spend in India is forecast to reach close to USD 37 billion in 2017, and India is expected to become the world's sixth largest business travel market by 2019.
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DeMon: Modi govt shoots itself in the foot
Amulya Ganguli | 24 Oct, 2017
Much of the efforts of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders to explain away the current economic slowdown as the result of "technical" glitches, as party president Amit Shah tried to do, or as teething troubles of demonetisation and the Goods and Services Tax (GST), are likely to be seen as instances of whistling in the dark to keep up the party's spirits ahead of a series of state assembly elections.
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5 tips to start your own new online business this Diwali
Anurag Avula | 17 Oct, 2017
Here are five golden rules to start a successful business this Diwali. It is a great time to start your new online business or to take your existing business online.
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