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16 January, 2019 8:00 AM Flipkart India gets Rs 1,431 crore infusion from Singapore entity

Flipkart Singapore had earlier pumped Rs 2,190 crore into Flipkart India in December. Flipkart Singapore has infused Rs 1,431 crore into its Indian entity Flipkart India Pvt Ltd, according to documents of Registrar of Companies, sourced from data intelligence firm PaperVC. A total of 4,86,861 lakh equity shares were allowed at a premium of Rs 29,399 per share 72

15 January, 2019 3:36 PM Will give top priority to trade, tourism if voted to power: J&K Congress

Jammu and Kashmir Congress president G A Mir on Tuesday said revival of trade, commerce and tourism would be his party's top priority if it is voted to power in the next state assembly elections. "The youth of the country and the state in particular want employment and that cannot be generated until and unless we utilise all our energies for the revival 54

15 January, 2019 2:00 PM Exports up 0.34% in Dec 2018; trade deficit narrows

The trade deficit stood at USD 14.2 billion in December 2017. New Delhi: The country's exports grew marginally by 0.34 percent to USD 27.93 billion in December 2018 on account of negative growth in sectors such as engineering and gems & jewellery, according to a commerce ministry data. Imports, however, dipped by 2.44 percent to USD 41 billion during 45

14 January, 2019 12:33 PM Sachin Bansal invests Rs 150-cr in Ola

New Delhi: Flipkart co-founder Sachin Bansal has pumped in about Rs 150 crore in ride-hailing platform Ola, according to documents filed with the Corporate Affairs Ministry. "... 70,588 fully and compulsorily convertible, cumulative 'Series J' Preference Shares' having face value of Rs 10 having the rights, privileges and preferences... Is hereby allotted 233

14 January, 2019 9:00 AM Commerce ministry plans workshops in different states to implement agri-export policy

The commerce ministry is planning a series of workshops in states including Maharashtra, Gujarat and Uttar Pradesh to implement its export policy for agricultural goods with a view to boost overall shipments, an official said. The ministry has suggested states to set up a nodal agency dedicated for the implementation of the agriculture export policy 61

14 January, 2019 6:37 AM Wholesale inflation at 3.8% in December vs 4.64% in November

Wholesale prices index in India eases to 8-month low at 3.8 percent in December 2018, compared with 4.64 percent in the preceding month due to lower food and vegetables prices, data released by the Commerce and Industry Ministry showed. Inflation for October was revised to 5.54 percent from 5.28 percent. The Wholesale Price Index (WPI) is a marker for price 48

14 January, 2019 4:28 AM China's global trade surplus fell in 2018: Customs

China's global trade volume rose last year but its surplus fell again as its imports outpaced its exports, official data released Monday showed amid a bruising trade war with the United States. Total trade reached $ 4.62 trillion, a 12.6 percent rise from 2017, according to customs data. But the trade surplus for the world's second largest economy fell 16.2 percent 46

11 January, 2019 6:50 AM Suresh Prabhu pitches for developing special cycle lanes in cities

Prabhu also said that the ministry has set up a council for promoting manufacturing and exports of bicycles. Commerce and Industry Minister Suresh Prabhu on January 11 pitched for developing special lanes for cyclists in cities, saying use of bicycles has multiple benefits for environment and health. "In city planning, there is a need to focus on cyclists 57

7 January, 2019 3:24 PM Denmark Plans Man-Made Islands To Draw Business

Construction on the nine islands is scheduled to begin in 2022, covering an area of three million square metres. Denmark plans to build nine artificial islands in southern Copenhagen in a bid to attract businesses, the government announced on Monday, amid a housing and office space shortage. "We're targetting high-tech companies but there's always a need for the production 63

4 January, 2019 3:22 AM US House passes bills that would end government shutdown, without wall funds

The US House of Representatives, where Democrats now hold a majority, approved legislation on Thursday to end a partial government shutdown that began nearly two weeks ago at several federal agencies and fund the Department of Homeland Security through February 8. Under the bills, the departments of State, Commerce, Agriculture, Labor, Treasury and other 49