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India's curbs on 'non-essential' imports likely on Thursday: sources

Sep 20 2018

NEW DELHI India is likely to announce on Thursday curbs on imports of "non-essential" items to support the rupee, three government sources said, as Prime Minister Narendra Modi's administration scrambles to tackle growing concerns over the economy.

India's curbs on 'non-essential' imports likely on Thursday - sources

Sep 20 2018

NEW DELHI India is likely to announce on Thursday curbs on imports of "non-essential" items to support the rupee, three government sources said, as Prime Minister Narendra Modi's administration scrambles to tackle growing concerns over the economy.

UPDATE 2-India's curbs on 'non-essential' imports likely on Thursday - sources

Sep 20 2018

* Modi's office expected to sign off on steps on Thursday (Adds details on items in paragraphs 2,3)

Exclusive: India considers raising import duty on steel to support rupee - document

Sep 19 2018

NEW DELHI India's steel ministry has proposed increasing the effective import duty on some steel products to 15 percent from current rates ranging from 5 percent to 12.5 percent, according to two sources and a government document reviewed by Reuters, as the country looks to support the rupee.

EXCLUSIVE-India considers raising import duty on steel to support rupee-document

Sep 19 2018

* Shares of Indian steel companies jump (Adds rupee value, WGC comments, share movement)

EXCLUSIVE-India considers raising import duty on steel to support rupee-document

Sep 19 2018

NEW DELHI, Sept 19 India's steel ministry has proposed increasing the effective import duty on some steel products to 15 percent from current rates ranging from 5 percent to 12.5 percent, according to two sources and a government document reviewed by Reuters, as the country looks to support the rupee.

Exclusive: India, U.S. closing in on package deal to remove trade irritants

Sep 18 2018

NEW DELHI Indian farmers and U.S. manufacturers of medical devices could be among the main winners in a trade package under negotiation, as Washington and New Delhi look to remove long-standing irritants to ties, sources familiar with the talks said.

India finance minister says confident of meeting fiscal deficit target

Sep 15 2018

NEW DELHI India's finance minister said on Saturday that the government is confident of meeting its fiscal deficit target of 3.3 percent of gross domestic product in the current fiscal year, a day after outlining a number of measures to bolster the falling rupee.

UPDATE 1-India finmin says confident of meeting fiscal deficit target

Sep 15 2018

* Prime Minister satisfied with broad econ parameters (Updates to add detail from meeting, context)

Lockheed to make wings for F-16 jet in India with partner Tata

Sep 04 2018

NEW DELHI Lockheed Martin will build wings for its F-16 combat plane in India with its local partner, Tata Advanced Systems Limited, an executive at the U.S. company said on Tuesday.

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