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Indias proposal on services trade gets mixed response at WTO

The Dollar Business Bureau India’s proposal on Trade Facilitation Agreement (TFA) in Services at the World Trade Organisation (WTO) has got mixed response from the member nations, Commerce and Industry Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has informed the Parliament. India had circulated the proposed draft text on the TFA in Services at WTO in February this year. The draft has been discussed at relevant bodies of the WTO, said Sitharaman said in a written response to the Rajya Sabha. The proposal offers an outline for addressing various barriers to trade in services in a holistic and comprehensive manner, she said. “India’s proposal received a mixed response from the WTO members. Some members appreciated India’s proposal as being comprehensive in scope and well balanced,” the Minister said. “However, various developing and developed ...

Expectations high as Seetharam Reddy likely to take charge of Vijayawada DGFT

Jayarama Emani | The Dollar Business G. Seetharam Reddy who has worked as the Joint Director of DGFT of Hyderabad and Visakhapatnam in the past is likely to be the new Joint Director of DGFT Vijayawada. According to sources from the exporters and importers from Vijayawada and the Directorate General of Foreign Trade (DGFT), Reddy is keen to come back to the Andhra Pradesh region and is reportedly the choice of AP Chief Minister, N. Chandrababu Naidu. Reddy belongs to the Indian Trade Services (ITS) Batch of 1989. Meanwhile, exporters and importers have expressed their happiness on the news of a new DGFT office at Vijayawada. Speaking to The Dollar Business, Varun Reddy, Managing Director, Srinivasa Jewellery Mart, said, ...

Dispatching documents/authorisations by speed post

Dated 9th December, 2014 | Copy of | Trade Notice No.4/2014-15 | To facilitate trade, It is herewith decided that in case of non-availability of I-Card, if the party submits request to this office for dispatch of documents/authorizations by Speed Post, the same would be dispatched within one working day from the date of receipt of the request from the applicant.   Issued by: Office of the Additional Director General of Foreign Trade Mumbai