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India looking at professional & educational tie-ups in UAE: Goyal

Mumbai/UNI: Union Minister for Commerce and Industry Piyush Goyal on Saturday said that India is looking at entering into partnership agreements with professional bodies and educational institutions in the UAE, which is facing a shortage of skilled manpower.

Gems & Jewellery sector expected to achieve export target of $40 billion this year: Piyush Goyal

New Delhi/IBNS: Gems & Jewellery sector is expected to achieve export target of $40 billion this year with exports expected to grow 6.5 percent over the pre-Covid levels, Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal said Friday.

India and UAE sign free trade agreement

New Delhi/IBNS: India on Friday signed a Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (CEPA) with the United Arab Emirates (UAE) that will cut down the import duties on the majority of Indian exports to the Middle Eastern country.

India, UK conclude first round of talks for FTA

New Delhi/UNI: Seeking to negotiate an early trade deal, India and the UK have concluded the first round of talks for Free Trade Agreement (FTA) between the two countries.

Piyush Goyal seeks industry inputs on FTAs, market access, reducing compliance burden

New Delhi/UNI: Minister of Commerce & Industry Piyush Goyal on Friday asked the Indian industry to inculcate a greater appetite for risk-taking, leverage the cost advantage as well as the trust advantage that it enjoys and partner with all stakeholders including Central and state governments to attract businesses to India and transform it into a global leader.

Piyush Goyal sets target of 75 unicorns in run-up to 75th year of Independence

New Delhi/UNI: Minister of Commerce and Industry Piyush Goyal on Friday called upon the Information Technology enabled Service (ITES ) industry to aim for raising 75 unicorns in the 75 weeks to the 75th anniversary of India’s Independence next year.

India, UK FTA to boost bilateral trade by up to £28 billion a year by 2035

New Delhi/IBNS: As India and UK are set to work on building closer trade ties based on mutually agreed terms through a Free Trade Agreement (FTA), both sides expressed confidence that the deal would boost bilateral trade by up to £28 billion a year by 2035.

India's rank in 'Resolving Insolvency' indicator in World Bank Report sees rise to 84 places: Piyush Goyal

New Delhi/IBNS: Union Minister of Commerce & Industry, Consumer Affairs & Food & Public Distribution and Textiles, Piyush Goyal has termed the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (IBC), 2016 as a “gamechanger reform” that has been the most successful law in insolvency resolution in the country. 

India is back in business: Piyush Goyal

New Delhi: Union Minister of Commerce and Industry, Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution and Textiles Piyush Goyal on Sunday said India has touched a historical high in exports of goods and services.

Expect 'early harvest' pact with Australia soon: Piyush Goyal

New Delhi/UNI: Asking industry to provide their inputs for the trade pact with Australia, Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal on Thursday said that he expected an 'early harvest' pact with the country.

Handloom export target raised four-fold to Rs 10,000 crore

New Delhi, Aug 7 (UNI) A day after Prime Minister Narendra Modi called for pushing "Brand India'' and seizing the export opportunity, the Textiles Ministry has raised the handloom export target four-fold to Rs 10,000 crore in the next three years.

Services trade can emerge as major cornerstone of Indo-US relations says Union Commerce Minister Piyush Goyal

New Delhi/IBNS: The services trade will play a major role in the relationship between India and US going forward and strengthen the bilateral economic ties, in line with the geopolitical and strategic ties between the two countries, said Union Minister for Commerce and Industry, Piyush Goyal.

India has ability to become world’s number one economy in next 25 years: Piyush Goyal

Kolkata/UNI: With the capabilities of India’s business people, entrepreneurs, start-ups, skilled manpower, the country has the ability to become world’s number one economy in the next 25 years, said Piyush Goyal, Minister of Railways, Commerce and Industry & Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution, on Tuesday.

Piyush Goyal to participate in 9th BRICS Trade Ministers Meet in Brasilia

New Delhi/IBNS: Commerce and Industry and Railway Minister, Piyush Goyal, will be on tour to Brazil and United States from Nov 9 – 14, officials said.

Thrust is on urban as well as rural sectors: Piyush Goyal

New Delhi, July 5 (UNI): Union commerce and industry minister Piyush Goyal on Friday commended finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman for the Budget presented in Parliament and maintained that the thrust in the budget is well balanced for the urban as well as the rural sectors.