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LAO MEDIA COVERAGE OF ASEAN INDIA BUSINESS COUNCIL (AIBC) MEETING IN VIENTIANE, LAO PDR

NEWS EXTRACT FROM LAOS NATIONAL TELEVISION NEWS: ASEAN, INDIAN BUSINESSES SEEK WAYS TO PROMOTE TRADE, INVESTMENT — LAO NEWS AGENCY (KPL) The ASEAN India Business Council (AIBC), representing the voice of industry in India and ASEAN, met in Vientiane last week to consolidate the process of mutually beneficial economic engagement between India and the ASEAN… Read more »

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FICCI COMMENTS ON THE PASSAGE OF GST BILL IN THE LOK SABHA

New Delhi, 8 August 2016: “The approval of the Constitutional Amendment Bill in the Lok Sabha today marks crossing of another milestone in the journey towards introduction of a Goods and Services Tax (GST) regime in the country. Industry eagerly looks forward to the implementation of this uniform and simplified tax regime. It is expected… Read more »

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FICCI COMMENTS ON GST

New Delhi, 3 August 2016: “GST is one of the most awaited reform measures by the industry. It is heartening to see that there is consensus emerging in passage of crucial GST bill. It is noteworthy that the Principal opposition party has played a constructive role by articulating some of the concerns which have been… Read more »

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FICCI LOOKS FORWARD TO THE GOODS AND SERVICES TAX BECOMING A REALITY

New Delhi, India: GST is an idea we have been waiting years for. The introduction of Goods and Services Tax (GST) would be a very significant step in the field of indirect tax reforms in India. By amalgamating a large number of Central and State taxes into a single tax, it would mitigate cascading or… Read more »

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FICCI WELCOMES THE NEW PRIME MINISTER OF UK

New Delhi, India: FICCI congratulates Ms. Theresa May on taking over as the new Prime Minister of the United Kingdom. The Indian Industry is optimistic that under her resolute and decisive leadership, the period of uncertainty and volatility will give way to stability and renewed commitment to foreign enterprise to view UK as an ideal… Read more »

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“INCOME DECLARATION SCHEME IS A PART OF THE STRATEGY WHERE WE WANT PEOPLE TO CLEAN UP THEIR BOOKS” – FM ARUN JAITLEY

NEW DELHI, 14 July 2016: “Income Declaration Scheme is a part of the strategy where we want people to clean up their books. We want more and more people to use this opportunity”, said Shri Arun Jaitley, Hon’ble Finance Minister at a workshop on Income Declaration Scheme and Gold Monetisation Scheme organized by FICCI here… Read more »

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FICCI MEETS FM REGARDING INCOME DECLARATION SCHEME 2016

New Delhi, India: A team from FICCI met Finance Minister, Shri Arun Jaitley here today to discuss issues related to the Income Declaration Scheme, 2016. FICCI is fully committed to the scheme, which will help in declaring the undisclosed income. The Finance Ministry is extremely co-operative in terms of issuing clarifications and has promised another… Read more »

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FICCI COMMENTS ON THE LIBERALIZATION OF FDI REGIME

New Delhi, India: Liberalization of the FDI regime has been key focus of the government. Commenting on the announcements by the government today Dr. A. Didar Singh, Secretary General, FICCI said, “Simplification in the policy framework governing investments in a whole host of sectors including strategic sectors like defence and aviation is a huge positive… Read more »

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INDIA, A “NEW ENGINE OF GLOBAL GROWTH”

New Delhi, India: On the sidelines of Prime Minister Modi’s fourth visit to the United States, FICCI members and Secretary General FICCI Dr. A. Didar Singh, attended the Prime Minister’s address to a joint session of Congress, as well as several industry and government meetings.

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FICCI COMMENTS ON THE RBI MONETARY POLICY

New Delhi, India: Commenting on the monetary policy announced today Mr.Harshavardhan Neotia, President, FICCI said, “Reserve Bank has maintained status quo on the policy rates. While this is on expected lines, we do hope that continuous focus of the central bank on improving the transmission of the previous rate cuts into lower lending rates would… Read more »

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FICCI WELCOMES NEW IPR POLICY

New Delhi, 14 May 2016: FICCI welcomes the announcement of the much-awaited IPR Policy for India. The Policy correctly identifies IP as a strategic tool for furthering India’s economic goals and therefore recommends for the effective protection of IP rights as an essential element for making optimal use of innovative and creative capabilities of its… Read more »