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Amazon's Propel 4 aims to launch 50 Indian startups in global markets in 2024

Kolkata: Amazon India has announced the launch of the fourth season of Propel – a global business accelerator for startups in the consumer products space.

AJAX Engineering becomes first Indian concreting equipment manufacturer to export Slip-form Paver

Kolkata: AJAX Engineering, India's premier concreting equipment manufacturer, becomes the country’s first manufacturer to export Slip-form Pavers, a specialised heavy concrete equipment utilised primarily in large scale infrastructure projects for the efficient and precise laying of concrete.

India’s export of premium-quality basmati rice up 22% till Feb 2024

New Delhi: India’s exports of premium-quality basmati rice saw a rise of 22 percent, reaching a total value of $5.2 billion from April 2023 to February 2024, propelled by strong demand, particularly from West Asia, a media report said.

India's FY24 merchandise exports fall by 3% to $437 billion; 5.4% drop in imports helps narrow trade deficit

New Delhi: India's merchandise exports plummeted by 3% to $437 billion in the previous fiscal year, despite a fourth-quarter uptick.

Cupid Ltd inks deal for supply of female condoms to Brazil worth Rs 23 cr

Mumbai: Condom maker Cupid Ltd on Wednesday said it has signed an agreement to supply 5.9 million pieces of Female Condoms (FC) in Brazil.

India-Singapore bilateral trade jumps 18% to USD 35.6 billion in FY23

Singapore: India-Singapore bilateral trade rose to USD 35.6 billion in 2022-23, a growth of 18.2 percent on the year, media reported.

APEDA facilitates India’s first commercial trial shipment of Sangola pomegranates to the US via sea

New Delhi: India successfully flagged off its first commercial trial shipment of pomegranates to the United States via sea on Wednesday.

India's engineering goods exports reach $10.04 billion

Kolkata: India's engineering goods exports grew 10.20 percent year-on-year to $10.04 billion in December 2023 despite several challenges stemming from geo-political tensions and tight financial conditions in major advanced economies, according to EEPC India

India's November merchandise deficit narrows by 2.84% YoY to $20.58 billion

New Delhi: After reaching a record high in October, India's merchandise trade deficit contracted to $20.58 billion in November 2023, primarily due to a substantial decline in gold imports, as reported by the commerce ministry on December 15.

Walmart increases imports from India to benefit from cheaper imports

Bengaluru: Walmart is increasing its import of goods to the United States from India and decreasing its dependence on China in an effort to reduce expenses and broaden its supply chain, Reuters reported.

E-commerce exports may touch $200 billion in 6-7 years: DGFT

New Delhi: The Indian e-commerce export sector has the potential to touch $200 billion in next six to seven years, a top government official said on Friday

Amazon targets $20 billion merchandise export from India by 2025

Amazon aims to achieve $20 billion in merchandise exports from India by 2025, Reuters reported, citing a company official.

India inks deals to export 500,000 metric tons of Basmati rice: Report

New Delhi: India has entered into agreements to export about 500,000 metric tons of newly harvested basmati rice, making the most of the strong demand from key markets in Europe and the Middle East, Reuters reported citing rice traders.

India's imports from Russia soar 67% to $30.42 billion in April-Sept

New Delhi: India's imports from Russia in the April-September period of this fiscal year surged by approximately 67 percent to USD 30.42 billion.

India’s share in world food grains market based on export values stands at 7.79% in 2022

New Delhi: India’s share in the world food grains market, based on the exported values in 2022, was 7.79%, the Ministry of Commerce and Industry said.