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‘Trade war opportune time for India to attract MNCs’

MNCs’ wages have gone up and the trade war with the US has begun to close the access of the multinationals into the US market: Economist and former NITI vice-chairman Arvind Panagariya

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Panagariya, Paul, Hinduja laud Union budget

Washington/London:¬†Describing the budget as “pragmatic”, noted economist Arvind Panagariya today said the coverage of 100 million families for expenses up to Rs 500,000 under government-funded health care is the most significant programme announced by Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley. “For a pre-poll budget, this is an extremely pragmatic budget. Reflecting the timing, the focus is […]

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India’s business environment better than WB ranking: Panagariya

Washington:¬†India is a lot more attractive place for business than what the World Bank’s recent ranking suggests, top Indian-American economist Arvind Panagariya has said, noting that the 30-point jump in one year was “overdue”. “I have often said that India as a place to do business is a lot more attractive than the World Bank […]

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9 ministers come together to boost textile industry

New Delhi: Nine Union ministers shared their thoughts on strategies to transform the textile sector of the country, at Textiles India 2017 today. Detailed discussions were held on the concluding day of the 3-day mega trade fair, being held in Gandhinagar, Gujarat. Join us Live for Textiles India 2017 Valedictory Session https://t.co/ISYgH2XM3H — Smriti Z […]