Ministry of Commerce

Government developing new domestic index to track logistics costs in India

Accodring to the the last World Bank Logistics Performance Index published in 2018, India was ranked 44th in terms of logistics performance.

published on : 16th September 2022

Open network for digital commerce to be gradually expanded to more cities: Piyush Goyal

"ONDC is a democratisation of the digital commerce world. It can trigger off many startups to bring technology into the remotest corners of India," the Union Minister said.

published on : 14th July 2022

Trade deficit widens to USD 23 billion in May 2022

“India has achieved a monthly value of merchandise export in May 2022 amounting $37.29 billion, an increase of 15.46% over $32.30 billion in May 2021.

published on : 3rd June 2022

Exports rise by 30% in April, trade deficit widens by 31.5%

Services also fared well and grew 50% on-year.  Overall exports - merchandise and services combined in April - registered a growth of 38.90%, at $67.79 bn.

published on : 14th May 2022

Wholesale Price Index inflation eases to 3.58 per cent in December as veggies price decline

Calculated on the basis of Wholesale Price Index (WPI), the inflation was 3.93 per cent in November 2017 and 2.10 per cent in December 2016.

published on : 15th January 2018