Trade, Imports, Exports for MSMEs: While government buyers may not be the best customers for small businesses when it comes to making payments but a number of them seem to be ensuring the buying target from micro and small (MSE) enterprises in their annual procurement is met. According to the data available, for different ministries out of 54 ministries listed on the monitoring portal MSME Sambandh, in procuring minimum 25 per cent of the yearly buying from MSEs, 16 ministries have been able to cross the target as FY20 nears the end.

Finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Thursday reviewed the progress on the amalgamation of public sector banks that is expected to come into effect from April 1.

India's retail inflation accelerated to 6.58 per cent in February, government data showed on Thursday, lower than the 6.80 per cent forecast in a Reuters poll of analysts.

THREADX 2020, the premiere event designed to help apparel print shop owners navigate everyday business challenges and opportunities, recently held by SGIA (Specialty Graphic Imaging Association), attracted top people from the apparel decorator community. SGIA is the leading, premier printing and graphic arts trade organisation, headquartered in the US.

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor Shaktikanta Das, said that the Indian Micro, Small and Medium Enterprise (MSME) sector has a lot of scope for improving its competitiveness.

NEW DELHI: As the bank merger becomes effective April 1, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman is scheduled to meet the chief executives of the amalgamating banks on Thursday to review the preparedness for the merger.