Contents February 2015 March 2018 issue

Contents February 2015

Duty-Drawback-TheDollarBusinessCover Story – Duty drawback & all its drawbacks

It was just a matter of time before the darling of Indian exporters – DEPB – was relegated to history books. Being WTO non-compliant, it was seen as a form of subsidy, thereby attracting countervailing duties for Indian goods overseas. Instead, starting the 1st of October, 2011, all goods have been included under the Duty Drawback Scheme. But, at a time when Prime Minister Narendra Modi is inviting the entire world to manufacture in India, does he realise that the Duty Drawback Scheme actually discourages us to even export a Rs.10 lakh car? read more  


Global Trade – This month

An update on the exports and imports happening among countries across the globe read more  


India Trade – This month

From strengthening Indo-Australian ties to a debate over implementation of TFA read more  


Spotlight - Greece

Presenting an exclusive snapshot of activities on Greece’s foreign trade front read more  


Infographics - Aircraft & Spacecraft

India is emerging as a component manufacturer and exporter of good repute read more  


Policy Monitor - Ashok jaidka, Chairman WWEPC

Wool Industry is facing problems due to high Customs Duty, he feels read more  


Import’onomics – Asbestos

Despite many nations banning its use, it continues to be a profitable import in India read more  


Bestseller - Clove

There is enough of this spice to cater to all Indian households. But where is it sourced from? read more  


Midas Touch – Carpet

The magical carpets from modern India that delight the world read more  


The Secret Ingredient - safety matches

India is the top exporter of this product. A review of the dynamics of this tiny sector read more  


Charted Territory - Vibrant Gujarat 2015

From just another international trade event to becoming one of the most sought after trade meets read more  


Datebook – Events

A diary of trade fairs to be held in India and across the world in February and March read more  




Overseas Talk - H.E. Jan Luykx, Ambassador, Kingdom of Belgium, to India

Speaks about the prospects of Belgium’s trade relations with India read more  







Global Manager - Jochen Ebert, MD, Danone India

On the India-specific opportunities and challenges for the multinational giant read more







Dockyard - Cochin Port Trust

How a port in trouble and currently performing much below its capacity, is fighting to restore memories of a glorious past read more