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EXCLUS IVE IN SID E DIGVIJAYA SINGH MP, Rajya Sabha & General Secretary, All India Congress Committee H.E. ANDRÉS BARBÉ GONZÁLEZ Chile’s Ambassador to India ERICH NESSELHAUF MD & CEO, Daimler India Commercial Vehicles AMITABH VERMA Chairman, Inland Waterways Authority of India (IWAI) ...AND MANY MORE!

THE DOLLAR BUSINESS RECOGNISES ACHIEVEMENTS AND RELENTLESS EFFORTS OF A FEW NOTEWORTHY RISING STARS OF INDIA’S FOREIGN TRADE. FOR THESE EMERGING INDIAN, GLOBAL GIANTS, SKY IS NOT THE LIMIT; IT’S JUST A DIRECTION!

Silicone

Synthetic idea. Natural profits.

Catering to a growing domestic demand

Policy Focus

Duty Drawback Scheme

A case of mistaken identity?


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ANDRÉS BARBÉ GONZÁLEZ

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DIGVIJAYA SINGH, MP, RAJYA SABHA & GENERAL SECRETARY, ALL INDIA CONGRESS COMMITTEE Talks about demonetisation, GST, Modi-led government schemes, FDI, relationship with Pakistan and China & Donald Trump’s victory

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ing hand-and-hand with the manufacturing and real estate sectors

GLOBAL MANAGER

MONOLOGUE PEOPLE SPEAK

The Indian MSME sector, which contributes to about 45% of the industrial output and 40% of the country’s exports, has many unsung heroes. These are the companies that will drive India’s exports in the near future. The Dollar Business analyses the reasons behind the success of such 16 New-Gen Newsmakers, from sectors spanning across pharmaceuticals to autocomponents to marine products. These are, without an exception, stories of courage, resilience and a drive to excel.

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GLOBAL TRADE

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INDIA TRADE

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SPOTLIGHT

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The possible impact of Donald Trump on trade to Vietnam’s withdrawal from the TPP & more...

India’s demonetistion, Indo-US bilateral trade resolution, the slowdown in palm oil imports & more.

CHILE India’s trade deficit with Chile is slowly shrinking after decades

IMPORT’ONOMICS

SILICONE Imports of silicone have been grow-

72 ERICH NESSELHAUF, MD & CEO, DAIMLER INDIA COMMERCIAL VEHICLES On the company’s challenges in manufacturing & exports

Narendra Modi on demonetisation, Donald Trump on putting America first & more...

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INBOX

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Readers’ feedback, criticism, and appreciation that hit our mailbox in November 2016

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AMBASSADOR OF CHILE TO INDIA Discusses the ways and means to strengthen socio-economic ties and boost bilateral trade with India

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POLICY FOCUS

DUTY DRAWBACK Why is the government being miserly with a remission scheme?

TDB FORUM

Questions about foreign trade that hit our mail box in November 2016

DATEBOOK

Some must visit trade shows

BORDERLINE

Editor’s column

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AMITABH VERMA, CMD, INLAND WATERWAYS AUTHORITY OF INDIA On importance of waterways to improve trade DECEMBER 2016 II THE DOLLAR BUSINESS 7


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NEW-GEN NEWSMAKERS

THE DOLLAR BUSINESS CELEBRATES THE SUCCESS OF

RISING STARS OF INDIAN FOREIGN TRADE FOR THEM THE SKY IS NO LIMIT, IT’S JUST A DIRECTION!

A lot has been spoken about the important role that MSMEs play in India's economy and foreign trade. And without doubt, if India has to reach anywhere near the ambitious target of $900 billion in exports by FY2020, the country will have to bank on its MSMEs. While the government has implemented a variety of schemes to facilitate exports from this segment, the impact on the ground leaves a lot to be desired. Yet, a number of MSMEs across sectors have risen above everyday challenges and ensured a growing export base for themselves, year after year. And this during a time when exports across many traditional sectors have surrendered to troublesome storms of change. The Dollar Business analysed 16 such young companies to discover what motivates them to keep growing against all odds. THE DOLLAR BUSINESS BUREAU

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