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India-Central Asia Business Council launched in New Delhi

The Ministry of External Affairs along with FICCI (Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry) recently launched the India-Central Asia Business Council. They were joined by 5 countries namely Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan, Kazakhstan and Kyrgyz Republic. The Council will act as a common platform for the businesses of Central Asia and India. Highlights According ..

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Kochi hosts 22nd India International Seafood Show

The city of Kochi, Kerala hosts the 22nd India International Seafood Show, after a gap of 12 years. The three-day seafood show has been inaugurated by the Governor of Kerala, Arif Mohammed Khan on February 7,2020. The event will provide a platform for collaboration of the exporters and importers of the country’s marine products and ..

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India International Leather Fair, 2020 held in Chennai

The 35th edition of India International Leather Fair (IILF), 2020 is being held in the capital city of Tamil Nadu, Chennai. The fair is being held from February 1 to 3, 2020 at the Chennai Trade Centre. The fair is organized by India Trade Promotion Organisation (ITPO), which functions under aegis of Ministry of Commerce ..

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Corona virus: WHO increases global risk from moderate to high

On 27 January, 2020, the World Health Organization arrived in China to discuss the ways the Corona Virus is spreading. The death toll due to the virus has reached 106 and around 4,000 people have been infected so far. Highlights The WHO had earlier reported that the spread of the virus is moderate. However, it ..

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India appeals against WTO panel’s ruling on export promotion schemes

On 18 Nov, India appealed against a World Trade Organization (WTO) dispute settlement panel’s ruling that had recommended withdrawal of its key export subsidy schemes, including the one for special economic zones in the next 90-180 days. Recently, WTO had ruled that exports subsidy programmes Merchandise Exports from India Scheme (MEIS), Export Oriented Units Scheme ..

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