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Piyush Goyal

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Aim to achieve $100 billion textile exports in 5-6 years: Piyush Goyal
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India will give top priority to national interest in FTA negotiations: Piyush Goyal
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The minister's statement came at a time when India and the UK are trying to finalise their FTA negotiations by Diwali. Goyal was speaking at a meeting held to review India's export performance in the first six months of this financial year, with key representatives from export promotion councils and industry associations.
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India jumps to 40th place in global innovation index
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"We were 46 last time the ranking was done. We have also maintained first rank in ICT services exports over the years," he said. Goyal said this while delivering a virtual message to mark the launch of the Global Innovation Index 2022 by the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO). The minister said that GII has established itself as a tool for governments across the world to reflect upon policies and their impact.
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Dovetailing of GatiShakti with National Logistics Policy will create infra powerhouse
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Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal outlined the merits of PM's National Master Plan or GatiShakti working in conjunction with the new National Logistics Policy. He gave the example of JNPT which for years has been grappling with last mile connectivity issues. Now such logjams will be resolved by optimally utilising these data layers. Cement companies for instance are positive on GatiShakti as they have major last mile connectivity issues.
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India aims to double marine product exports to Rs 1 lakh Cr in 5 years
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"This target will be achieved through sustainable fishing, ensuring quality and variety, promotion of coastal shipping and aquaculture, and by supporting the entire fisheries ecosystem," said Goyal, addressing the mediapersons at the Marine Products Export Development Authority (MPEDA), Kochi.
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Egypt approves India as a wheat supplier
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"Indian farmers are feeding the world," tweeted the Minister of Commerce and Industry, Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution and Textiles. "Egypt approves India as a wheat supplier. Modi Govt. steps in as world looks for reliable alternate sources for steady food supply. Our farmers have ensured our granaries overflow & we are ready to serve the world," said Goyal.
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India's export touches record $418 bn in 2021-22, says Piyush Goyal
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Addressing a media briefing here, Goyal said that during 2021-22, $30 billion export was recorded on a monthly basis, and this was despite the second and third wave of Coronavirus pandemic hitting the country hard. The engineering goods exports hit a record $111 billion, of which about $16 billion worth goods were shipped to the U.S. alone.
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India's aim is to become world's largest startup destination: Minister
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Addressing a session on "Gateway to Growth - Roundtable on Indian Startup Ecosystem" in Abu Dhabi, he said: "Today we are the third largest startup ecosystem, but our aspiration is to be the world's number one startup destination," as per an official statement. "The startup bug has caught India's imagination. The entire innovation ecosystem that the startup industry represents is giving a new direction, new momentum to India," he said, as per the Commerce and Industry Ministry statement.
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