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Recent developments in the trade industry

Newsletter 21 June 2021

India’s goods exports in May 2021 stood at $32.27 billion, up 69.3% with respect to May 2020. Of course, given that the country spent much of May 2020 under a lockdown, this is not a fair comparison. Nevertheless, exports were up 8.1% in comparison to May 2019, when they had stood at $29.85 billion. The…

Newsletter 10 June 2021

As the 2nd wave of the pandemic slowly gets under control, researchers and experts have started expecting a strong V-shaped recovery in Indian exports, which might be supported by easing of monetary and fiscal policies. The removal of lockdown restrictions and accelerated vaccination drives in the country is also expected to benefit demands in exports….

Newsletter 21 May 2021

While the country continues to struggle with Covid in almost every state, the export sector remains buoyant, thanks to some specific booming sectors. We discuss a few positive trends in the agricultural sector this week with new markets being created with the diversification of trade in mangoes and organic millets trade. Agricultural sector as a…

Newsletter 26th April 2021

There has been a significant growth in exports of various Indian industries, as we have discussed in our newsletters before. Today we note the growth in Indian Agriculture and allied commodities and Pharma exports, which have both grown by 18% April 2020 to February 2021. Oxygen exports have also reached a 3-year high in just…

Newsletter 14th April 2021

As the world trade recovers from the pandemic shock, faster than authorities and experts expected, we are seeing India reach several positive benchmarks. This includes record $34 billion exports in March, and Amazon India’s exports from Indian MSMEs reaching the $3 billion mark. WTO, after observing the quick merchandise trade recovery of the world, is…

Newsletter 2 March 2021

We have seen several efforts from the Government towards the ‘Atmanirbhar Bharat programme’ to boost Indian exports after the negative impacts of the pandemic on the world economy. India has been seeing decent growth in its exports to its major trade partners like the US and China. India’s exports to China were up 16.15% to…