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Letter to BS: Augmenting exports can set our growth trajectory right

During the last decade or more, the government has forgotten that exports can play a very significant role and also that we have the potential to get back on track

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My compliments for your editorial “No real plan for exports” (October 31) pointedly commenting on the futility of the government’s approach towards our exports. In fact, the current economic slowdown makes this issue infinitely more important. Augmenting exports can, to a large extent, set right our growth trajectory and possibly put us back on track.
 
Unfortunately, we have always treated exports as an adjunct to overall economic activity and not as an essential component that merits as much attention as the domestic business and industry. During the last decade or more, the government has forgotten that exports

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First Published: Oct 31 2019 | 9:37 PM IST

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