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  • Uncertainty in global trade

    11-11-2018 23:51:00

    Trump's trade policy or punitive tariff regime was not a major issue in the campaign

  • Customs' sustained improvement pays

    05-11-2018 00:04:00

    India has supported its ambitious reform agenda by regular training to both Customs officials and private sector agents

  • For a change, a useful and needed circular

    28-10-2018 23:51:00

    These prescriptions alone remove a lot of uncertainties and discretion in the hands of jurisdictional officials, bring uniformity and help in ease of doing business

  • Some GST issues need clarifying

    22-10-2018 00:22:00

    The absence of any provision to take input tax credit of additional duties of customs paid towards regularisation of defaults under advance authorisation remains a major unresolved issue

  • GST's latest in word cascade

    14-10-2018 23:40:00

    When the Goods and Services Tax (GST) was introduced, exporters were entitled to claim refund of Integrated GST (IGST) paid on goods shipped out

  • Opaque policies breed lobbying, corruption

    07-10-2018 23:06:00

    The policy of throwing money in the name of export promotion through an opaque process encourages lobbying and corruption

  • Uncertainty rises on trade outlook

    30-09-2018 05:28:00

    Whether all these items, on which tariffs were increased by the Finance Ministry, are indeed non-essential is debatable

  • How not to arrest the rupee's fall

    24-09-2018 05:30:00

    It is not clear what items the government will treat as non-essential and if it will restrict such import through licensing or higher duties

  • Trail of queries on rule change

    17-09-2018 01:09:00

    For most exporters, the amount of IGST to be refunded might be much higher than the exemption they'd availed of on the import under advance authorisation

  • More obtuseness from the FinMin

    10-09-2018 02:37:00

    When GST was introduced, the government ignored pleas to retain upfront exemption from IGST on import by EOUs and under advance authorisation and EPCG authorisation

  • WTO looks back at data of 2017

    03-09-2018 05:30:00

    Trade in commercial services fully recovered in 2017, with 8% growth in 2017

  • Global definitions in supply chain finance

    27-08-2018 02:29:00

    SCF is defined as the use of financing and risk mitigation practises and techniques to optimise the management of working capital and liquidity invested in supply chain processes and transactions

  • More uncertainty with rupee's slide

    20-08-2018 05:33:00

    The higher price of crude oil and the falling rupee, coupled with looser fiscal policy, might have inflationary impact

  • Previous trade policies can help avoid pitfalls

    12-08-2018 20:55:00

    In the seventies, the feeble attempts to promote exports started and gained some steam in the eighties

  • GST concession but only halfway

    05-08-2018 23:15:00

    The latest exemption for services supplied by an establishment of a person in India to any other of that person outside India is an improvement over the earlier position when tax was payable