The decline in gold imports has helped in narrowing the country's trade deficit to USD 84.62 billion during the 11-month of the current fiscal, as against USD 151.37 billion a year ago.
The exports during the first week of January last year were at USD 5.34 billion.
Crude oil production in November stood at 2.48 million tonnes was lower than 2.61 million tonnes produced in the same month a year back
China's foreign ministry has demanded Australia take unspecified steps to repair relations.
"I request you, don't encourage imports. Try to take the initiative to find out the alternative, or how can we make import substitutes in India," he said.
Section 28DA of the Customs Act, 1962 makes it incumbent upon an importer to possess sufficient information as regards the manner in which country of origin criteria.
He said that "good" green shoots are visible in the economy and exports have shown a "good" turnaround.
"There is an urgent need to create employment, and focussing on rural, agriculture, tribal and village areas including 115 aspirational districts could be beneficial."
Addressing reporters in Ottawa on Friday, Deputy Prime Minister Chrystia Freeland said that the countermeasure tariffs will take effect in 30 days after the government will spend a month in consultations with Canadians
According to a press release, TTK Prestige has been working on a 'Make in India' program for more than three years now and has moved most of its China based finished product sourcing to India manufacturing/sourcing
Pharmaceutical Export Promotion Council of India said that it has been inundated with distress calls from companies over an acute disruption in manufacturing of pharmaceutical products over the last three days
Imports also fell, but only by 6.2 percent, as transportation and shipping began to close down worldwide.
Exports to the United States plunged 27.7% in January and February to $43 billion, worsening from December's 12.5% decline.
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