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Contents September 2016

Cover Story - Goods & Services Tax (GST) final piece or a new puzzle?

The Goods & Services Tax (GST) Bill was finally passed in the Upper House of the Parliament in early August. It has been touted by many to be the catalyst that India requires to grow – create a sustainable economy, generate employment, promote ease of doing business and make Indian goods more competitive in global markets, thus providing a boost to exports. The all-important rate though still needs to be decided. But will GST really able to live up to India’s expectations? GST BillThe Dollar Business analyses







Inbox Letters to The Editor 

Readers’ feedback, criticism, and appreciation that hit our mailbox in August 2016



From Narendra Modi on GST, to Theresa May on life after Brexit, to Barack Obama on TPP& more



Hillary Clinton turning her back on TPP, impact of Brexit on Ireland, oil exports from Libya and more...



India’s changed stance on RCEP, to Goan Feni being granted the heritage tag & more...


TDB Power Series Conclave 2016-17

Glimpses of the Monsoon Edition of  The Dollar Business Power Series Conclave, held at New Delhi, on August 24, 2016

 TDB Power Series Conclave 2 New Delhi



United states of America The economic powerhouse is facing a challenge from China


Richard R. Vermacontent-Richard-r-Verma

US Ambassador to India Talks about the strengthening relationship between US and India and the need to create consensus on bilateral trade issues






Kunwer Sachdevcontent-Kunwer-sachdev

Founder & MD, Su-Kam Power Systems Ltd. On how the homegrown company has expanded its footprint across the globe






Secret Ingredienteconomic-powerhouse

Bumpers The growing global aftermarket for bumpers promise generous profits for Indian exporters











Dates Zealous Indian importers of this delectable fruit may make some good bucks this season


The Midas Touch

Cotton Bags These dainty little bags offer big opportunities to exporters


M. Rafeeque Ahmedcontent-Rafeeque-Ahmed

Chairman, Council for Leather Exports Discusses the issues affecting the Indian leather industry






Case Study

organic harvest The company is slowly and surely making its presence felt overseas


Kiran V.content-KiranV

GM – International Marketing, Bharat Electronics Ltd. Unravels the opportunities in India’s defence sector






Arun Malhotra

Managing Director,  Nissan Motor Indiacontent-Arun-malhotra

Talks about the company’s stellar export performance, and his faith in ‘Make in India’







Visakhapatnam port This port will play a pivotal role in the East Coast in the coming times.


TDB Forum

Questions about foreign trade that hit our mail box in August 2016



Some must visit trade shows