Nirmala Sitharaman to chair Board of Trade meeting in Delhi

It is expected that the participants will focus their attention on ways to boost exports as part of the overall review of the foreign trade policy for the period 2015-20.

Published: 20th June 2017 11:09 AM  |   Last Updated: 20th June 2017 11:09 AM   |  A+A-

Commerce and Industry Minister Nirmala Sitharaman | PTI

By ANI

NEW DELHI: A meeting of the 70-member Board of Trade (BoT) will take place here today, with Commerce and Industry Minister Nirmala Sitharaman in the chair.

It is expected that the participants will focus their attention on ways to boost exports as part of the overall review of the foreign trade policy (FTP) for the period 2015-20. The policy is expected to be released by the end of this month. 

The objective of the BoT is to have continuous discussion and consultation with trade and industry representatives and then advise the government on policy measures related to FTP.

The BOT last met in April 2016. 

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