A customs help desk has been set up at the office of Federation of Indian Export Organisations (FIEO) at Shakar Bhawan, Basheerbagh, in the city, for settling IGST refund issues of exporters.

There has been no decline in the cargo container business after implementation of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) introduced last year, Minister of State for Railways Rajen Gohain said today.

The Indian growth story continues to be intact with the GDP expected to grow around 7.5% in the current financial year and improve further in the coming years.

The prime minister has put paid to all hopes of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) ultimately moving to a single rate.

New Delhi: The GST Council is likely to consider a reduction in rates for 30-35 products, including sanitary napkins, handlooms and hotels, at its meeting on Saturday.

The Goods and Services Tax (GST) Council, in its next meeting, will take stock of the improving revenue performance of states, and also consider solutions for improving the rate of filing of returns, government officials said.