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India-EU High Level Dialogue on Trade & Investment

The 1st High Level Dialogue (HLD) on Trade & Investment was held between India and European Union (EU). The dialogue was co-chaired by Shri Piyush Goyal, the Minister of Commerce and Industry and Mr. Valdis Dombrovskis, the European Union Executive Vice-President & Trade Commissioner.  The dialogue was held on February 5, 2021. Background The dialogue was ..

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Governing Council Meet of National Productivity Council held

The 49th Governing Council Meeting of the National Productivity Council was chaired by Minister of Commerce and Industry Shri Piyush Goyal. Highlights The meet of the National Productivity Council operating under DPIIT (Department of Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade) was held through video conferencing. The meet was attended by more than 180 participants. This ..

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What is GSP in the United States of America?

The United States of America’s Generalized System of Preferences (GSP) is the oldest and largest trade preference program established under the Trade Act of 1974 by the US government. The GSP promotes economic development by eliminating certain import duties on thousands of products imported from any of the beneficiary countries under the US’s Generalized system ..

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Protocol signed for Export of FCV tobacco to China

In a written to Rajya Sabha today, November 29, 2019, The Minister of Commerce and Industry, Piyush Goyal had informed that the Union Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare of India and the General Administration Customs of the Peoples Republic of China (GACC) had signed a phytosanitary protocol on January 21, 2019, at Beijing, China. ..

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