Meeting to discuss ways to raise exports

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New Delhi, Jun 4 (UNI) Union Minister of Commerce and Industry & Railways, Piyush Goyal, will chair a joint meeting of the Board of Trade and the Council of Trade Development and Promotion here on Thursday.

Discussions will be held on various issues relating to promotion of exports and domestic manufacturing and reduction in imports. Issues related to improvement in logistics, agricultural export will also be discussed, according to Commerce and Industry Ministry statement here.

Secretaries of Departments of Commerce, Revenue, Shipping, Road Transport and Highways, Civil Aviation, Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade, Agriculture, Information Technology, Textiles and other Ministries of Government of India will be participating in the high level joint meeting along with representatives of Export Promotion Councils and representatives of Industry.

The Board of Trade advises the Commerce and Industry Ministry on policy measures connected with the Foreign Trade Policy in order to achieve the objectives of boosting India’s trade.

The Council for Trade Development and Promotion ensures the continuous dialogue with State Governments and UTs on measures for providing an international trade enabling environment in the States and to create a framework for making the states active partners in boosting India’s export.

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