Exports Current Affairs - 2020

India International Seafood Show held in Kochi

The Marine Products Export Development Authority Organized International Sea Food Show in Kochi. Around 5,000 delegates participated in the show. The show will provide a platform for overseas importers of Indian marine products and also for Indian exporters. The Show is being held between February 7, 2020 and February 9, 2020. Highlights Around 350 stalls, Read More…

MPEDA to upgrade 25 fishing harbours in India

The Marine Products Export Development Authority (MPEDA) will modernize 25 fishing harbours in India. The project is to begin in two harbours namely Nizampatnam in Andhra Pradesh and Thoppumpady in Kochi, Kerala. Highlights The step is being taken by MPEDA to increase value of marine products. The value of marine products in India is currently Read More…

APEDA signs MoU to set up a Liason Office in Guwahati, Assam

On February 3, 2020, APEDA (Agricultural and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority) signed MoU with CSIR-CFTRI (Council of Scientific and Industrial Research-Central Food Technological Research Institute). According to the agreement, the CSIR-CFTRI will provide technical support to the food industries in the North East Region. Highlights APEDA will set up a Liason Office. A Read More…

Economic Survey suggests “Assemble In India Model” to create 80 million jobs

The Economic Survey 2019-20 suggests a new idea of “Assemble in India” model to create 80 million jobs in the country. The model will also help India achieve its 5 trillion USD economy target. Highlights The report suggests that India should benefit from the China-US trade war situation by increasing export manufacturing. It also says Read More…

Indian Railways: First Banana Container Train to boost exports; First High Capacity Parcel Van

With its firsts increasing, Indian Railways has recently launched a high capacity parcel van at Delhi Safdarjung Railway Station. Also, the Indian Railways has launched an exclusive Banana Container train to boost the exports of the fruit. Highlights: Parcel Van The new parcel van was designed and manufactured in Kapurthala Rail Coach Factory. It is Read More…