This portal offers a vast range of trade information catered for the demands of the importers and exporters in the SAARC region. Information and services offered in this portal is served by a network of leading public and private sector trade institutions from the eight SAARC countries

Latest News


Modi to bet $1.5bn on palm oil plan as imports surge
21 Aug 2015

NEW DELHI: India plans to spend $1.5 billion in the next three years to help farmers grow oil palm trees in an area the size of New Jersey, government sources said, with Prime Minister Narendra Modi pushing to make the nation self-sufficient in edible oils this decade.

Modi is targeting India's $10 billion import bill for edible oils, its third-highest overseas spend after oil and gold, and has already been considering buying oilseeds directly from farmers and boosting government support for growing rapeseed, soybeans and peanuts.

Read Full/

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/business/india-business/Modi-to-bet-1-5bn-on-palm-oil-plan-as-imports-surge/articleshow/48526315.cms