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India cannot afford a trade tiff with the US

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BusinessLine As India readies retaliatory duties on 29 goods of US origin worth $200 million (BusinessLine, June 14) in response to the US imposing tariffs on Indian steel and aluminium products, concerns are emerging whether the country is really ready for a ... More »

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Worrying trends in the global trade scenario

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BusinessLine World trade is in deceleration mode. After having recovered smartly from 2.3 and 1.6 per cent in 2015 and 2016 to 4.6 per cent in 2017, the growth in the volume of world merchandise trade slowed to 3.0 per cent in 2018, WTO estimates show (Chart 1... More »

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China’s trade loss could be India’s gain

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BusinessLine The depreciation of the rupee vis-à-vis the dollar over the last three months has made India’s exports more competitive . The underlying optimism on fresh manufacturing orders, nonetheless, has been partly offset by rising input costs, primarily o... More »

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Foreign trade in a tough neighbourhood

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BusinessLine Improving economic ties with smaller neighbours was one of the major objectives of the Modi government. The government’s outreach to its neighbours included initiatives such as Prime Ministerial visits, resolving long pending issues like Land Boun... More »

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Galvanising trade via the North-East

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BusinessLine Act East Policy promises to be a harbinger of economic transformation for the north-eastern region. The region used to be a hub of thriving mercantile activity in the colonial period. The dynamics of trade were guided purely by expansionist imperi... More »

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Trump has a point about ‘rules-based’ trade

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BusinessLine When President Trump refused to sign the customary communiqué of the G-7, the group of seven wealthy economies, the global elite erupted saying that the “rules-based international order”, the very foundation of the global economy since World War I... More »

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Main-streaming blockchains in global trade

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BusinessLine Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT), a concept of recording and sharing data across multiple data stores, or ledgers as they are popularly called, is an idea whose time has come. The concept of DLT was introduced through block chains in the famous... More »

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Trump’s trade wars – Business Line

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BusinessLine If it’s steel and aluminium today, can Indian motorcycles be far behind? President Donald Trump was railing against global trade long before the presidency was even a glimmer in the deepest recesses of his mind. In his eyes, the US has been gettin... More »

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Free trade fantasies – Business Line

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BusinessLine US Ambassador Kenneth Juster’s comments on an eventual free trade pact between the two countries calls for introspection. If India agrees to such negotiations, it is likely to find itself in a trap. There is no way New Delhi can get substantial co... More »

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The limping growth in global goods and services trade

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BusinessLine This year, the voices from Davos, Switzerland, were all upbeat about the world economy. This is not new: for some time now, notwithstanding the gloomy reality, leaders of major countries, along with representatives of large international organisat... More »

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Tricking the trade | Business Line

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BusinessLine Passing off trade offline as online activity serves no one Almost 18 months have gone by since the PM launched the electronic National Agriculture Market (eNAM), hailed as the most disruptive intervention to improve farm incomes in the country. Ov... More »

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Pulses trade needs regulation, monitoring

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BusinessLine September 28, 2017:   For the second year in a row, the country is poised to harvest a large crop of kharif pulses, with the output estimated at 87 lakh tonnes (lt). Although below last kharif’s record production of 94 lt, this year’s crop size is... More »