exports: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021

India-Mexico holds 8th Joint Commission Meeting

Published: October 30, 2020

India and Mexico recently held the eighth Joint Commission Meeting. The countries appreciated the recent progress in the bilateral trade between them. Key Highlights The bilateral cooperation includes areas such as trade, agriculture, investment, health and education. The meeting was presided by the foreign ministers of the countries. They agreed to add new momentum to ..

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September 18: World Bamboo Day

Published: September 18, 2020

Every year, the World Bamboo Day is celebrated by the World Bamboo Organization. It was officially established at the eighth World Bamboo congress that was held in Bangkok in 2009. This year, the World Bamboo Day is celebrated under the following theme Theme: Bamboo Now Why September 18? The World Bamboo Day was officially declared ..

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Coir and Coir Products Exports from India touch All-Time High in 2019-20

Published: July 15, 2020

The exports of coir and coir-related products from India have recorded an all-time high in 2019-2020 with the total value at Rs 2757.90 crores, up from the figures in 2018-19 in which the total value stood at Rs 2728.04 crores. Among various products, hand-loom mats, coir yarn, rubberized coir etc. showed a decline in quantity ..

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GoI lifts ban on PPE exports; monthly quota set as 5 million units

Published: June 30, 2020

On June 29, 2020, the Government of India lifted the ban on export of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE). Also, it has fixed a monthly quota of 5 million units. Highlights The Ministry of Commerce has enforced a new rule along side lifting the ban on PPE exports. According to the new rule, an enterprise or ..

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Khadi Masks gain Global recognition and demand

Published: May 22, 2020

The Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC) explore the possible option of exporting silk and cotton face masks to foreign countries. This is being done to promote “Vocal for Local”, that was initiated under Atma Nirbhar Bharat Abhiyan. Highlights So far, the KVIC has received 8 lakh orders of masks and has supplied 6 lakhs ..

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