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foreign trade policy

Foreign Trade Policy to be extended till March

On March 31, 2020, the government had extended the Foreign Trade Policy (FTP) 2015-20 for one year till March 31, 2021

28 Sep 2021 9:13 AM

New foreign trade policy may have simpler export promotion schemes

The government is targeting to increase the exports to USD one trillion in coming years.

21 Oct 2019 1:51 PM

Commerce ministry seeks stakeholder comments for next foreign trade policy

During 2018-19, the overseas shipments grew by 9 per cent to USD 331 billion.

01 Jul 2019 4:35 PM

Commerce Ministry to hold meet on Jun 6 to discuss ways to boost exports

Board of Trade (BoT) would seek views of all stakeholders on the forthcoming foreign trade policy.

03 Jun 2019 5:48 PM

Trade policy to focus on MSMEs, labour-heavy fields

Centre doles out more incentives to boost exports, employment.

06 Dec 2017 1:12 AM


FTP may focus on job creation, improving trade logistics

Entering the negative terrain after more than a year, exports contracted by 1.12 per cent in October.

05 Dec 2017 1:31 PM

Prabhu sees economy touching $5 trillion in a few years

Trade deficit widened to USD 14 billion from USD 11.13 billion in October 2016.

16 Nov 2017 5:37 PM

Will soon come out with mid-term review of foreign trade policy: Prabhu

Commerce and Industry Minister Suresh Prabhu said promotion of international trade would help boost India's economic growth.

14 Nov 2017 2:05 PM

Looking at measures in FTP to support exporters: Commerce Secretary

Show will give an opportunity to Indian exporters to showcase their wide range of products in food sector.

26 Jul 2017 9:51 AM

Govt may trim USD 900 bn shipments target in FTP review: FIEO

Shipments growing at a compounded annual rate of 15 per cent will lead to exports clocking USD 700-750 billion by 2020.

25 May 2017 8:07 PM


'Mid-term foreign trade policy to be out before GST roll out'

Exporters, especially from the SME sector, have expressed concerns that their funds would be locked up for several months.

06 May 2017 4:54 PM

GST rollout: Commerce Ministry to modify certain portions of FTP

FTP was announced in 2015 and it was stated that the ministry would conduct a mid-term review in September.

28 Apr 2017 4:46 PM