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29/03/2023 01:39pm

Indian exports top $750 bn mark: Union Minister Piyush Goyal

image Indian exports top $750 bn mark: Union Minister Piyush Goyal

New Delhi, Mar 29 (KNN) India’s overall exports, that includes services and merchandise exports, have crossed USD 750 billion, said Union Minister of Commerce and Industry, Consumer Affairs, Piyush Goyal on Tuesday.

This is an all time high and this achievement of USD 750 billion comes in the 75th year of independence as we celebrate the Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav, said the Minister.

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In his keynote address at the ASSOCHAM Annual Session 2023: Strengthening India's Competitiveness in New Delhi, the Minister stated that there has been healthy growth in both merchandise and service sectors.

He said that given the fact that the whole world is in recession, inflation is at an all time high for most developed countries, interest rates are shooting up and there’s a sense of doom and gloom in the rest of the world, India’s performance fills us with pride.

The Minister noted that the 5 Prans articulated by the PM will lead to a developed Bharat@100 in 2047 when we celebrate the centenary of our Independence and said that we all need to work with a sense of duty in the spirit of these 5 Prans.

He observed that with more than 80 crore people in the country using the internet in this interconnected world, we have a whole new aspirational Bharat and the youth of our country today is demanding more and we need to work together to meet the aspirations of the citizens of the New Bharat.

The Minister further said that the G20 presidency has given a unique opportunity to position India globally and this must be leveraged by the industry and businesspersons to showcase India’s business across the world.  (KNN Bureau)

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