february 2018 issue


How low Can it go?

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley recently presented the current government’s first Budget post GST and probably the last full Budget before the next Lok Sabha elections.A lot was being expected from him for this very reason. ...

Trade Wrap

MEXICO-SPAIN Say cheese! The Mexico-EU trade deal is under threat of disintegration over the naming of a particular type of cheese, the Manchego. Spain exported $453.2 million in cheese and curd products in CY2016. Manchego cheese, being ...

NORTHEAST Is a Fast Growing Market"

Dr. Jitendra Singh, Minister of State (Independent Charge), Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region, has been busy promoting business opportunities in Northeast India for a while now. In an interaction with The Dollar Business, ...
The Secret Ingredient

Activated Carbon Sounds Flashy. (It Is Too!)

Activated carbon from India is fast finding its place in the global market. With ample access to raw material in South India, coconut shell-based activated carbon from India is meeting demand across sectors.Will this monsoon-dependent ...
Steven Philip Warner | Editor-in-Chief

Who cares about reputation?

The Nirav Modi, Dwarka Das Seth International, Rotomac and Simbhaoli Sugars incidences only define the tip of the iceberg. There are more betrayals in the books of our banks. Steven Philip Warner President (VMPL) & Editor-in-Chief ...
Exclusive Interview

CEPA has not been utilised well

Since its inception in 2010, on the heels of the implementation of the India-Korea CEPA, the Indian Chamber of Commerce in Korea (ICCK) has been working to increase trade between the nations. The Dollar Business ...
Global Manager

We are exporting to fifty countries

A family business that started with a capital of just Rs.6,000 in 1964 is today known globally for its prowess in helmet manufacturing and is considered a first-rate original equipment manufacturer. In an exclusive interaction ...
TDB Forum

TDB Forum Ask A Question February 2018

In the world of export-import, each shipment counts. And you cannot afford to make any “uninformed investment”. So, if you have any doubt or a question, ask us. Our team of experts at The Dollar ...

The case for Going nuts!

Pistachios are an integral part of several Indian recipes. However, owing to climatic conditions, its domestic production remains miniscule. India continues to depend on imports to meet its growing domestic demand for this edible nut. ...
Cover Story

Union Budget 2018-19 for the sake of 'just' A balancing, public act?

The last full Budget of NDA government's current tenure and the opener in the GST regime was an anticipated one. Now that the Budget is out, it is appropriate to declare that the government, in ...
Overseas Talk

The ETCA needs to be finalised soon

Historical and cultural ties between India and Sri Lanka can be traced back to the 4th Century BC. Despite this, bilateral trade between the two nations is yet reach its potential. The Dollar Business caught ...


America has also finally turned the page on decades of unfair trade deals that sacrificed our prosperity and shipped away our companies, our jobs, and our wealth. Our nation has lost its wealth and we’re ...

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