02 September 2022
How Technology Can Help Global Trade Become More Efficient, Inclusive And Equitable
New-age technologies don't just promote buy-seller discovery platforms but also allow service providers like trade financiers, insurance providers, and logistics companies to communicate amongst themselves and ensure interoperability within the ecosystem. Simply put, technology has the power to make cross-border trade more efficient, inclusive, and equitable for SMBs worldwide.
05 April 2022
Why the extension of the foreign trade policy could help enhance cross border trade
As we await the new Foreign Trade Policy, the time is ripe for a detailed re-evaluation of existing export policies and the proactive charting of the course of export growth. Moreover, the delay in annoucing the policy could benefit the cross-border trade industry.
09 March 2022
Trading across borders: Women can take India to greater heights
Women have come a long way in the cross-border trade side of sales or marketing, but there needs to be more development. The introduction of favorable government policies for gender sensitivity in the field of cross-border trade and making available an array of opportunities for women are some steps in the right direction.
28 February 2022
What the Draft MSME Policy Means for the MSME Sector
The government has recently released the draft MSME policy to provide dedicated credit, procurement of products and financial assistance, competitiveness, infrastructure, and technology up-gradation to Indian MSMEs. How would this benefit MSMEs and boost the sector?
10 February 2022
How fintech start-ups can help Indian MSME traders
As per data obtained from the MSME annual report 2020-21, Indian MSMEs account for 48% of annual exports. This showcases the immense scope fintech has to improve and help Indian exports reach their optimum potential.
07 February 2022
How Budget 2022 will impact the lives of Indian MSMEs
The government announced some key changes like customs duty amendment, new/revised credit measures, to name a few, in this year's Union Budget, which is bound to impact the lives of Indian MSMEs.
04 February 2022
Logistics to labour, Budget 2022 is looking to take the right steps to propel trade, exports
Nirmala Sitharaman's Union Budget 2022 speech aimed at long-term, sustainable improvements and not short-term fixes, which could benefit India’s manufacturers, traders, and exporters.
31 January 2022
The MSME Wishlist from Budget 2022
To become an integral component of the Global Value Chains (GVCs), MSMEs need a boost in infrastructure, easy access to credit, as well as robust policy support, which is why they are looking towards the Finance Minister to see what the new Budget holds in store.
29 April 2021
MSME exports: How fintech can catalyse cross-border transactions for small firms selling via e-commerce
Cross-border e-commerce helps Indian MSMEs in many ways. MSMEs, who choose to piggyback on an existing e-commerce platforms, can take advantage of the logistics support offered by these platforms.