Piyush Goyal Current Affairs - 2020

Piyush Goyal hints India’s Export in June 2020 has ‘Recovered’ after Contracting Drastically in April and May

The setbacks to the Indian economy in the first two months of the Financial Year (FY) due to the COVID-19 pandemic seems to be finally over as on 3rd July 2020 the Union Minister of Commerce and Industry Piyush Goyal informed that merchandise export figures in the month of June 2020 have touched almost 88 Read More…

India attends second G20 Virtual Trade and Investment Ministers Meet

The Union Minister Shri Piyush Goyal represented India at the second G20 Virtual Trade and Investment Ministers Meeting through video conferencing. Highlights The video conferencing was hosted by the current chair of G20 grouping, Saudi Arabia. Since April 2020, Saudi Arabia has hosted a series of such virtual summits to discuss COVID-19 threats, containment measures Read More…

SEZs manufacturing essentials like pharmaceuticals, hospital equipment are operational

Around 280 SEZ (Special Economic Zones) that are involved in manufacturing essential goods such as pharmaceuticals, drugs and hospital equipment are operational amidst Lock Down. These economic zones contribute 18% of the exports of the country. Highlights While addressing the ministers video conference of G20, the Union Minister Piyush Goyal said that India has not Read More…

Extraordinary G20 Trade and Investment Ministerial Meet

On March 31, 2020, the “Extraordinary G20 Trade and Investment Ministerial Virtual Meet” was held through video conferencing. The Union Commerce Minister Piyush Goyal represented India at the meet. Highlights India had called for easy movement of health professionals and enhanced access to affordable medicines across national borders. Amidst the threat of COVID-19, India is Read More…

National Public Procurement Conclave held in New Delhi

Union Minister of Commerce and Industry Piyush Goyal inaugurated the 3rd edition of National Public Procurement Conclave (NPPC) in New Delhi. The two-day conclave was organized by Government e-Marketplace (GeM) in association with Confederation of Indian Industry (CII). NPCC will be held from 5-6 December 2019. Key Highlights NPCC brings together a host of Buyers, Read More…