Trade winds: Big jump in electronics exports allays deficit fears

    Analysts have pointed out that the nature of electronics imports, especially in the mobile phone segment, is changing. Massive electronics imports and their debilitating impact on trade balance have long pressured the country’s current account, but a spurt in electronics exports since last year has pleasantly surprised policymakers. Having jumped 39% year-on-year to a record […]

    Singapore’s exports rebound but electronics show prevailing weakness

    Singapore’s exports rose unexpectedly in February year-on-year, rebounding from its biggest fall in over two years, data on March 18 showed, but economists say a decline in electronics shipments shows global demand has not improved. Non-oil domestic exports (NODX) rose 4.9 percent in February year-on-year, data from the trade agency Enterprise Singapore showed, thanks to […]

    National Electronic Policy 2019 to boost manufacturing, drive exports

    Industry experts believe that the National Electronic Policy 2019, passed last week by the Union Cabinet, can provide an impetus to Make in India (MII) and its efforts to become a global hub for Electronic System Design and Manufacturing (ESDM), apart from making electronics sector more competitive. “The policy offers significant support for the electronics […]

    Indian govt steps up focus on electronics exports, new policy to outline measures

    The government is drafting the upcoming National Electronics Policy (NEP) with an increased focus on exports as it looks to harness the local capacity in electronic goods, including smartphones built for the domestic market, a top official told ET. The idea is to ensure that there is no excess manufacturing capacity and instead utilise the same to build products for customers […]

    government Expects Textiles Exports to remain Flat in FY16

    Mumbai: The country‘s ordinary exports of textiles and apparel may additionally stand at $forty billion in 2015-16, much like closing year‘s level, a senior reputable stated here. “We see slowdown in China as an opportunity for us and we’re searching at $forty billion of textiles exports this year. to overcome global slowdown, the textile Ministry […]