Wednesday, Sep 23 2020 | Time 18:32 Hrs(IST)
image
  • Hoshiarpur police seizes 3 12 quintal poppy husk from 5 people held in separate cases
  • Claims of development are contradictory to ground realities: AP
  • Non-bailable warrant issued against five including Nasimuddin Siddiqui in Lko
  • K'taka Congress MLA Narayan Rao critical
  • J&K LG bats for encouragimg actual developmental initiatives instead of mere announcements
  • Punjab invites applications for 3 vacant positions of PPSC Members
  • COVID-19: 7,228 fresh cases reported, 45 patients die in AP
  • Mamata wishes KKR & Shah Rukh Khan as they begin their IPL campaign
  • Malaysia’s Ibrahim claims ‘strong majority’ to form new government
  • Sushant Singh Case: Deepika Padukone among 4 female celebs summoned by NCB
  • Delhi riots: SC directs Delhi Assembly not to take any action against Facebook till Oct 15
  • NCB summons Deepika, Sara, Shradhha, Rakul
  • Strong winds forecast over Arabian Sea, west coasts; fishermen advised to stay away
  • 'Ayushman' Bharat:Haryana's scheme reinvigorates health sector within just 2 yrs
  • Covid scare: Saudi Arabia suspends air travel from three countries including India
World


Govt will soon bring in export credit scheme: Goyal

Govt will soon bring in export credit scheme: Goyal

Davos, Jan 24 (UNI) The government will soon bring a new export financing scheme to help banks to lend, Commerce Minister Piyush Goyal said.
"We are very soon bringing a new scheme for export financing, where we are backstopping any losses that exports could lead to for banks, up to the extent of 90 per cent. With that, the banks do not need too much capital and are much more confident to lend," Goyal said at the World Economic Forum in Davos.
He met WTO Director-General Roberto Azevedo and discussed various challenges in the multilateral trading system.
He conveyed India preparedness "to engage in reforms aimed at bringing inclusivity, transparency and non-discrimination."
While speaking about India's trade relations, he said India is working with different countries to see how it can bring back more equitable balance in trade terms.
About the so-called US-China trade war, Goyal said, "If America is trying to bring back some more balance in their economic relations and trade with China, it is something that all countries will have to reflect on."
The minister also had a series of meetings with his counterparts from Singapore, Indonesia, South Africa and EU.
With Singapore Minister-in-Charge of Trade Relations, S Iswaran, he discussed ways to further enhancing and establishing sustainable trade ties between the two countries.
With Agus Suparmanto of Indonesia, Goyal discussed mutual concerns on market access issues and exchanged ideas to further strengthen bilateral trade relations and economic partnership.
He meet South Africa's Trade and Industry Minister Ebrahim Patel and sought expanding trade and investment ties through closer cooperation to achieve mutual economic growth and prosperity.
Goyal also met European Union Commissioner for Trade Phil Hogan discussed the vast potential to grow economic and investment ties manifold for mutual advantage.
UNI SRJ

More News

Malaysia’s Ibrahim claims ‘strong majority’ to form new government

23 Sep 2020 | 6:01 PM

Kuala Lumpur, Sep 23 (UNI) Malaysia’s opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim on Wednesday claimed that he had secured a majority from lawmakers to stake a claim to form a new government, seven months after a power grab within the ruling coalition brought down the previous administration.

see more..

Political decisions should be taken in parliament, not GHQ - Maryam Nawaz

23 Sep 2020 | 4:59 PM

Islamabad, Sept 23(UNI) Pakistan Muslim League(PML-N) Vice President Maryam Nawaz on Wednesday said that political decisions about Pakistan should be made in the parliament, not at the General Headquarters (GHQ).

see more..
Medicines to cost higher in Pakistan, Remdesivir price reduced

Medicines to cost higher in Pakistan, Remdesivir price reduced

23 Sep 2020 | 2:35 PM

Islamabad, Sep (UNI) Pakistan government has decided to increase price of 94 lifesaving drugs while the cost of Remdesivir, an experimental drug used for the treatment of Covid-19 was reduced to Rs 8,244 from Rs 10,873, reports said on Wednesday.

see more..
Navalny discharged from Berlin hospital

Navalny discharged from Berlin hospital

23 Sep 2020 | 2:25 PM

Berlin, Sep 23 (UNI) Russian opposition politician Alexei Anatolievich Navalny, who was undergoing treatment at a hospital in Germany since August 22, was discharged from inpatient care, the hospital said on Wednesday.

see more..
Biden praises Indian-Americans for their contribution to US, exhibits interest in Indo-Pacific region

Biden praises Indian-Americans for their contribution to US, exhibits interest in Indo-Pacific region

23 Sep 2020 | 1:48 PM

Washington, Sep 23 (UNI) Democratic presidential candidate and US former vice-president Joe Biden has appreciated Indian-American community for its hard work and entrepreneurship for boosting the economic growth of the country and said that his administration would address the concerns regarding H-1B visa and the legal immigrants.

see more..
image