Food ministry recommends raising edible oil import taxes

(Reuters) – India’s food ministry wants to double the import tax on crude edible oils and raise that on refined oils by 50 percent, but is waiting for other ministries to give their views before passing its recommendation to the cabinet, the food minister said. The world’s biggest vegetable oil importer levies a 2.5 percent Read more about Food ministry recommends raising edible oil import taxes[…]

Made in China and India: Can Xi and Modi merge world’s ‘factory’ and ‘back office’? (18/09/2014)

By Ravi Agrawal, CNN September 18, 2014 — Updated 0500 GMT (1300 HKT) STORY HIGHLIGHTS Leaders of world’s most populous countries meet in India this week China’s Xi Jinping and India’s Narendra Modi both facing similar challenges Xi has spoken of combing the “world’s factory” and the “world’s back office” Border skirmish between Indian and Read more about Made in China and India: Can Xi and Modi merge world’s ‘factory’ and ‘back office’? (18/09/2014)[…]

India to sign free trade with ASEAN soon: Commerce Secretary Rajeev Kher (03/09/2014)

By PTI | 3 Sep, 2014, 12.48PM IST Signing of the two pacts – FTA in services and investments – were scheduled during the India-ASEAN Economic Ministers meeting in Myanmar last week. But the meeting was postponed as Commerce and Industry Minister Nirmala Sitharaman was not able to attend the meet due to domestic compulsions. Read more about India to sign free trade with ASEAN soon: Commerce Secretary Rajeev Kher (03/09/2014)[…]