India ready for July 1 tax overhaul, says revenue chief
NEW DELHI -- The Indian government is confident that the country's ambitious goods and services tax will be rolled out as planned on July 1, Revenue Secretary Hasmukh Adhia has said.

Indian cars flood VN market
Hanoi (VNA) - Vietnam imported nearly 4,800 Indian cars in the first quarter of this year, increasing more than threefold compared with the same period last year, according to the Vietnam Customs.

India's participation crucial for China's silk road project: Beijing media
BEIJING: India's participation was very important for China's silk road initiative because its attitude will affect the decision of some of the countries to join the multi-billion dollar project, a state-run newspaper said today.

India set to export mangoes to Australia for the first time
Australians can expect to see mangoes from India popping up in the markets soon, with a number of Indian businesses working hard to export fruit this season.

Post-Brexit trade deal with India 'worth extra £2 billion to British economy'
Britain will be able to increase its exports to India by more than £2 billion per year after Brexit by cutting EU red tape, a new analysis has found.

Microsoft, eBay and Tencent invest $1.4 billion in India’s e-commerce giant Flipkart
Flipkart, India's leading e-commerce marketplace, announced Monday that it has received investments totaling $1.4 billion from Microsoft, eBay and Tencent, taking the company's value to $11.6 billion.

Gold import shrinks 24% to $23 billion in Apr-Feb FY17
NEW DELHI: India's gold import witnessed a fall of about 24 per cent to $23.22 billion in April-February period of the last fiscal, which is expected to keep a lid on the current account deficit.

WTO sets up panel to resolve steel dispute with India, Japan
The WTO’s dispute settlement today set up a panel to resolve the dispute between Japan and India over imposition of safeguard import duty on iron and steel products.

India stocks close at 2-year high as investors bullish on Modi
MUMBAI — Indian stocks reached a new high Monday, powered by foreign funds optimistic the country’s prime minister, Narendra Modi, will use his growing popularity to accelerate the pace of change and keep Asia’s third-largest economy expanding as much of the world struggles with slowdowns and uncertainty about how President Donald Trump’s policies will affect trade.

Xiaomi sets up second manufacturing unit in Andhra Pradesh
Reaffirming its commitment to 'Make in India' after logging $1 billion in revenue in the country last year, Chinese smartphone-maker Xiaomi on Monday announced its second manufacturing unit in partnership with Taiwanese electronics major Foxconn in Andhra Pradesh.