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Budget 2020: Four key areas SMEs want FM Nirmala Sitharaman to focus on

Budget 2020: Four key areas SMEs want FM Nirmala Sitharaman to focus on

Union Budget: The SMEs that the government had hoped to strengthen at the start of its second term have pinned their hopes on this budget Read More

Opinion
How the Government should leverage the Union Budget to promote MSME Exports

How the Government should leverage the Union Budget to promote MSME Exports

If the government is serious about making cheaper capital available to exporters of labor-intensive goods, mostly in the MSME sector, it needs to immediately do away with the limited-in-scope interest equalization scheme. Read More

Opinion
Budget 2020: 'Rationalise duties to encourage exporters to sell high-value goods'

Budget 2020: 'Rationalise duties to encourage exporters to sell high-value goods'

The Budget is not a silver bullet that can kill negative sentiment and change economic fortunes overnight but it does indicate the government's spending intention. Read More

Opinion
5 Issues Government Could Address In EXIM Policy 2020-25

5 Issues Government Could Address In EXIM Policy 2020-25

Here are a few ideas about how the new FTP could overcome the shortcomings of the old one. Read More

Opinion
Why India needs to stop betting on MEIS scheme to boost exports

Why India needs to stop betting on MEIS scheme to boost exports

When the Nirmala Sitharaman-led Ministry of Commerce and Industry took almost a year in office to introduce the new Foreign Trade Policy (FTP) in 2015, there were expectations that it would usher in a new era in India's trade. Read More