Commerce Min for slashing gold import duty in Budget

The CommMin has pitched for reduction in import duty on gold in the forthcoming Budget with an aim to promote gold jewellery exports, a govt official said.

'Govt may not alter fiscal consolidation targets in budget'

Jan 15 2018

The govt will stick to the fiscal consolidation roadmap targets in the upcoming budget due to the risk of RBI shifting its stance to hiking rate, Deutsche Bank said.

'Middle class can hope for tax relief in upcoming Budget'

Jan 09 2018

The proposals before the ministry is to hike the tax exemption limit from the existing Rs 2.5 lakh per annum to at least Rs 3 lakh if not 5 lakh, they said.

Assocham urges interest equalisation of 3% in yarn exports

Dec 26 2017

Assocham urged the government to provide interest equalisation of three per cent in respect of yarn exports in the budget for 2018-19.

Budget may focus on rural areas after narrow win in Gujarat

Dec 21 2017

The government will likely increase funding for the farm and rural sectors in the budget for the coming fiscal year, finance ministry officials said.

2018-19 budget not likely to be populist: PMEAC member

Dec 10 2017

"...I think the govt will present a responsible budget, which will reflect its expenditure quality and commitments," Roy said.

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