Tag Archives: Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FICCI )

Arun Jaitley to release Gender Parity Index specific to India

The Union Minister of Finance, Defence and Corporate Affairs Shri Arun Jaitley will release Gender Parity Index specific to India in the formal sector during the 33rd Annual Session of FICCI Ladies Organisation (FLO) to be held in New Delhi.

The main aim of developing Gender Parity Index commissioned jointly by FLO and FICCI is to evaluate gender diversity … Read More

FICCI comments on WPI numbers


Commenting on inflation numbers Mr. Pankaj Patel, President, FICCI said, “an uptrend has been noted in both wholesale and retail based inflation rates announced today. The pressure was seen arising from the fuel segment. Global crude oil prices will remain under a close watch. Even though food prices have edged up a tad; but with two good crops and a preliminary… Read More

FICCI comments on IIP data for January 2017


Commenting on the latest Index of Industrial Production, Mr. Pankaj Patel, President, FICCI said“The manufacturing growth, though positive in January, remains fragile and a cause for concern. The sector may see a revival in the coming months as a result of measures taken in budget and other areas”. “What is important is that the reform momentum is continued… Read More

1st meeting of Indo-Finnish Business Working Group on Energy & Mining

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Indian Bureaucracy State News: India’s highly skilled and educated manpower and Finland’s high end research and technology could be synergized to develop a business framework, creating a win-win situation for both countries. This was stated by Mr. Piyush Goyal, Minister of Power, Coal, New & Renewable Energy and Mines, Government of India, here today… Read More

FICCI – KPMG 2017 report on Media & Entertainment Industry

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Indian Bureaucracy State News: The Indian media and entertainment industry in 2016 was able to sustain a healthy growth on the back of strong economic fundamentals and steady growth in domestic consumption coupled with growing contribution of rural markets across key segments.  These factors aided the industry to grow at 9.1 per cent on the back of advertising… Read More

Engaging Corporate Sector with the environmental SDGs

FICCI organised a conference on SDGs– A Call to Corporate Sector Action in New Delhi. The occasion was graced by Mr. Erik Solheim, Executive Director of UN Environment. The conference gave platform to the corporate experts from the field of sustainability to engage effective dialogue on how the global sustainable goals can help them streamline their efforts… Read More

FICCI comments on advance estimates of GDP


The advance estimates for GDP as well as GVA growth for FY17 released today are in line with the estimates of the RBI, pointing towards slow growth ” said Mr. Pankaj Patel, President, FICCI. “The data on gross fixed capital formation corroborates the weakness in investment activity. We hope that the recent cut in lending rates by banks and the impetus given to … Read More

FICCI comments on WPI data – Dec 2016


“Latest data released for the month of December 2016 reports wholesale based inflation rate edging up marginally on the back of increase in prices of fuel & power and manufactured products segments. However, food prices continue to remain on a downtrend having a salutary impact on the overall inflation rate. In particular, prices of vegetable, fruits… Read More

FICCI accorded observer status in IOM, UN Migration Agency


: Members of the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) Council, at its 107th Session held in Geneva, granted the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) observer status to the IOM Council. On the 13th of December 2013, the International Organisation for Migration and the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry… Read More

Opportunity exist for those who are willing to take a risk and chance in Kenya

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HE Mr. Uhuru Kenyatta, Hon’ble President of Republic of Kenya, encouraged the Indian companies and investors to work closely and in a transparent manner with their counterparts in Kenya for the successful collaboration and prosperity of the two countries.

Speaking at a business meeting organized by CII, FICCI & ASSOCHAM here today, President Kenyatta… Read More

Businesses optimistic about growth prospects, FICCI

Indian businesses are hopeful about the present as well as future growth prospects with a growing number, in a recent study, citing a ‘moderately to substantially better’ performance currently compared to the last six months at all the three levels – economy, industry and firm.
The Overall Business Confidence Index (OBCI) rose to a six-quarter high in the … Read More