The government is aware of the problems faced by exporters and efforts are being taken to boost exports, including to emerging markets through preferential and free trade agreements, Union Minister Hardeep Singh Puri said on Tuesday.

NEW DELHI: Global trade dispute settlement will come to a standstill from Wednesday with the Appellate Body of the World Trade Organization (WTO) becoming dysfunctional as the number of judges on the body falls below the minimum threshold of three.

Mumbai: The Indian rupee appreciated by 12 paise to 70.80 against the US dollar in early trade on Wednesday as positive opening in domestic equities and easing crude oil prices strengthened investor sentiments.

Skilling, Labour, Talent for MSMEs: Around 5.70 lakh micro enterprises have been supported with margin money of Rs 12,902 crore giving employment to approximately 47 lakh people as on October 31, 2019, since the launch of the government’s Prime Minister’s Employment Generation Programme (PMEGP) in FY09, according to the government data.

New Delhi, Dec 10 (IANS) Union Minister Hardeep Singh Puri has said the government is framing a new scheme for improving bank credit to exporters. Puri was speaking at an industry event organised by EEPC India, here on Tuesday.

States want substantial pruning of exemptions, particularly in services, under the goods and services tax (GST) with some even backing a simpler three slab structure.