COMMENTARY – Indian rice exporters may be better off praying to Gods of War than the Rain God


Delayed rains and a heat wave over northern India have raised worries about whether rice production and exports from the World’s No. 1 supplier will dry up this year. But the bigger  worry is not poor weather conditions, but rather a war-like situation near Iran. Monsoon rains have arrived over southern India, albeit with a […]

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India’s merchandise exports to rise by 2.5% in Q1 FY20: Exim Bank

Export-Import Bank of India (Exim Bank) has forecast that India’s merchandise exports will increase from 81.9 billion dollars to 84 billion dollars with an expected growth rate of 2.5% during the first quarter (April to June) of 2019-20 over the corresponding quarter of the previous year. Of this, non-oil exports are likely to increase from […]

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Demand from Asia set to power global gas industry growth over the next five years – IEA


Global demand for natural gas is set to keep growing over the next five years, driven by strong consumption in fast-growing Asian economies and supported by the continued development of the international gas trade, the International Energy Agency (IEA) said. Demand for natural gas grew 4.6% in 2018, its fastest annual pace since 2010, according […]

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