Confederation of All India Traders

Traders' Body CAIT writes to Sitharaman, seeks ban on Amazon and Flipkart festive sale

while Amazon’s will start from October 17. Festive season sale is important for Amazon and Flipkart. Last year, the two sold goods worth a record Rs 19,000 crore. 

published on : 8th October 2020

CAIT seeks to ban ZTE, Huawei from 5G rollout

Huawei and ZTE Corporation of China should be banned from participating in 5G network rollout in India.

published on : 12th August 2020

Focus ought to be on reducing trade imbalance with China

But the boycott call can succeed when hell freezes over, which is never. For one, Chinese exporters can redirect products to other countries.

published on : 20th June 2020

Miffed traders' body writes to Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman seeking relief to traders

About 45 per cent are catering to the needs in rural India with very limited resources.

published on : 19th May 2020

Reports of suspected COVID-19 cases force closure of Bengal shops after reopening

The business of non-essential goods has also not picked up and it is nearly one-fifth of the usual trade, Confederation of West Bengal Traders Association president Sushil Poddar said.

published on : 11th May 2020

Retailers await clarity on relaxed lockdown norms; onus on states to let shops open

Neighbourhood shops may open soon, but those in malls and Covid hotspots might not

published on : 25th April 2020

CAIT to launch its e-commerce platform for small traders next week to take on Amazon, Flipkart

The move comes close on the heels of Amazon, Flipkart as well as the combined forces of JioMart and Whatsapp aggressively ramping up efforts to enable local retailers.

published on : 24th April 2020

COVID-19: Traders may participate in 'Janata Curfew' on Sunday, says CAIT

CAIT Secretary General Praveen Khandelwal said that a final decision to the call for nationwide market closure on March 22 will be taken tomorrow.

published on : 20th March 2020

Traders' body writes to Finance Minister seeking insurance cover for coronavirus-hit businesses

In a letter to Nirmala Sitharaman, CAIT suggested that insurance companies may be mandated to bring in 'disruptions due to coronavirus' as an additional cover.

published on : 15th March 2020

CAIT opposes 100 per cent FDI in single brand retail, condemns government’s 'love' towards MNCs

A trade body today strongly opposed the Centre's decision to allow 100 per cent foreign direct investment (FDI) in single brand retail through the automatic route.

published on : 10th January 2018