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India hosts SCO Foreign Trade and Economic Ministers Meeting

On October 28, 2020, the Union Commerce and Industries Minister Shri Piyush Goyal chaired the 19th SCO (Shanghai Cooperation Organisation) foreign trade and economic ministers meet. Highlights During the meet, the Minister remarked that countries have to leverage their Economic Strength to enhance trade and investment in the region. This according to the Minister will ..

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India attends second G20 Virtual Trade and Investment Ministers Meet

The Union Minister Shri Piyush Goyal represented India at the second G20 Virtual Trade and Investment Ministers Meeting through video conferencing. Highlights The video conferencing was hosted by the current chair of G20 grouping, Saudi Arabia. Since April 2020, Saudi Arabia has hosted a series of such virtual summits to discuss COVID-19 threats, containment measures ..

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SEZs manufacturing essentials like pharmaceuticals, hospital equipment are operational

Around 280 SEZ (Special Economic Zones) that are involved in manufacturing essential goods such as pharmaceuticals, drugs and hospital equipment are operational amidst Lock Down. These economic zones contribute 18% of the exports of the country. Highlights While addressing the ministers video conference of G20, the Union Minister Piyush Goyal said that India has not ..

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Extraordinary G20 Trade and Investment Ministerial Meet

On March 31, 2020, the “Extraordinary G20 Trade and Investment Ministerial Virtual Meet” was held through video conferencing. The Union Commerce Minister Piyush Goyal represented India at the meet. Highlights India had called for easy movement of health professionals and enhanced access to affordable medicines across national borders. Amidst the threat of COVID-19, India is ..

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Indian Railways to run completely on Electricity by 2024

On Monday, 27th January 2020, the Union Minister of Railway and Commerce & Industry, Piyush Goyal announced that the entire network of Indian Railways which is about 1,25,000 km of track length and nearly 68,000 km of route length is set to run on electricity by the year 2024 since diesel locomotives are gradually been ..

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