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Govt will draw curtains on state-owned trading companies, says Piyush Goyal

New Delhi, Sept. 17 -- State-owned trading companies such as State Trading Corporation (STC), Project and Equipment Corporation (PEC) and MMTC will be shut down one by one as "the government has no bu... Read More


Govt to shut down STC, PEC and MMTC one by one: Piyush Goyal

New Delhi, Sept. 17 -- Trade minister Piyush Goyal on Tuesday said the government will shut down state-owned trading companies such as State Trading Corporation (STC), Project and Equipment Corporatio... Read More


Static wholesale prices offer little succour for RBI

New Delhi, Sept. 16 -- India's wholesale price index (WPI)-based inflation remained unchanged at 1.08% in August as inflation for manufactured items fell to 0%. Mint takes a look at the reasons behind... Read More


RCEP deal may have pushed government to announce exports package

India, Sept. 16 -- The impending conclusion of negotiations for the contentious Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) trade deal may have forced the Indian government to announce a compre... Read More


RCEP deal may have pushed government to announce exports package

New Delhi, Sept. 16 -- The impending conclusion of negotiations for the contentious Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) trade deal may have forced the Indian government to announce a co... Read More


Piyush Goyal hints India-US may announce trade package

New Delhi, Sept. 16 -- India and the US are likely to announce a trade package during a meeting between President Donald Trump and Prime Minister Narendra Modi later this week, trade minister Piyush G... Read More


Why WPI inflation remains low?

New Delhi, Sept. 16 -- India's wholesale price inflation remained unchanged at 1.08% in August as inflation for manufactured items fell to 0%, signalling lack of pricing power of producers. Many manu... Read More


States staring at resource crunch as growth falters

New Delhi, Sept. 14 -- State governments may be staring at a serious resource crunch in the five years beginning 2020-21, as the current economic downturn may force the 15th Finance Commission (FFC) t... Read More


Exports contract 6% in Aug amid trade tensions

New Delhi, Sept. 14 -- India's merchandise exports contracted for the second time in August in the current fiscal year, while imports shrank for the third consecutive month, signalling that rising pro... Read More


Fund crunch likely for states as growth slows

New Delhi, Sept. 13 -- State governments may be staring at a serious resource crunch in the five years beginning 2020-21, as the current economic downturn may force the 15th Finance Commission (FFC) t... Read More