Ministry of Commerce and Industries Current Affairs - 2019

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Health Ministry Urged to Frame Law to Ban Manufacture, Sale of e-cigarettes

The Ministry of Commerce and Industries has urged the Health Ministry to frame law banning manufacture and sale of e-cigarettes in the country as in the absence of the domestic legislation, it would not be possible to put a blanket ban on its imports. The Ministry of Commerce and Industries has stated that without banning Read More…

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Core Industrial Output increased in February

The output from the eight core sectors which include coal, crude oil, natural gas, refinery products, fertilisers, steel, cement and electricity witnessed a growth of 2.1 per cent in February, compared to the corresponding month last year as per the data from the Ministry of Commerce and Industries. How Core Industries Performed? The production of Read More…

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Blockchain Based e-marketplace app for Coffee

The Ministry of Commerce and Industries has launched blockchain-based e-marketplace for coffee. Blockchain Based e-marketplace The e-marketplace helps farmers integrate directly with markets in a transparent manner, allowing them to realize fair prices for their produce. The blockchain technology will help in reducing the number of intermediaries between coffee growers and buyers and help farmers Read More…

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Conclave on India-Africa Project Partnerships

Union Ministry of Commerce and Industries had organised a  Conclave on India-Africa Project Partnerships in association with Confederation of Indian Industry and EXIM Bank of India. The conclave is held every year since its inception in 2005 brings together senior Ministers, policymakers, officials, business leaders, bankers, technologists, start-up entrepreneurs and other professionals from India and Read More…

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Bezbaruah reappointed as Chairman of Tea Board

The Ministry of Commerce and Industries has approved the re-appointment of P K Bezbaruah as the Chairman of Tea Board for a second tenure. He was the first non-IAS chairman of the Tea Board. Highlights of his First Tenure He has been urging the Indian Tea Industry to explore export opportunities in the vast Chinese market. Read More…

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Growth Rate in the Core Sector witnesses Decline

The growth rate eight core sectors which include coal, crude oil, natural gas, refinery products, fertilisers, steel, cement and electricity witnessed a decline as per the data from the Ministry of Commerce and Industries. Reduced growth rate of Core Sector The core sector which had witnessed a 6.2% growth in January 2018 witnessed a growth Read More…

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FDI inflows to India during April-December 2018

The data released from the Ministry of Commerce and Industries shows that the FDI inflows to India contracted by 7 per cent to USD 33.49 billion during April-December in the financial year 2018-19. Key Facts about FDI inflow to India The FDI inflow during April-December 2018-19 at USD 33.49 was 7 per cent lower than Read More…

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