Home / Knowledge / News / Irish Trade Minister Mr. Nigel meets Shri Nath
Irish Trade Minister Mr. Nigel meets Shri Nath
06
Feb '08
Shri Kamal Nath, Union Minister of Commerce and Industry, has stressed upon increasing the business-to-business relations between India and Ireland at a higher levels.

Supporting the promotion of bilateral trade and investment opportunities between the two countries, Shri Kamal Nath emphasized on cooperation between small and medium enterprises of both the countries.

This was stated by Shri Kamal Nath when Mr. Nigel Dodds, Trade Minister of Northern Ireland, called on him. Both the countries expressed their keenness to cooperate on all matters of mutual interest.

The bilateral trade between India and the UK during 2006-07 was US $ 9.7 billion (exports – US $ 5.5 billion and imports –US $ 4.1 billion).

The major item of exports to UK include petroleum (crude & products), RMG cotton including accessories, machinery & instruments, manufactures of metals and gems & jewellery.

The major item of imports from the UK include pearls, precious& semi-precious stones, machinery (except electric and electronic), gold, metalifers ores & metal scraps and transport equipments.

As regards the foreign direct investment (FDI), approvals were to the tune of US $ 6.94 billion and inflows were US $ 4.06 billion.

Top sectors attracting FDI from UK was fuels (power & oil refining), telecommunications, chemicals (other than fertilizers) and services sector (financial and on-financial)

Press Information Bureau Government of India

Must ReadView All

Textiles | On 22nd Apr 2017

Strong rupee & weak trade to affect textile exporters

Textile and apparel exporters' earnings and EBITDA margins will be...

Textiles | On 22nd Apr 2017

Myntra acquires InLogg

With an aim to strengthen supply chain and logistics, Flipkart-owned...

Textiles | On 22nd Apr 2017

Aditya Birla Group launches new variant Liva Crème

After its successful launch of high quality fabric Liva in 2015,...

Interviews View All

Marazban F Velati
Sutlej Textiles & Industries limited

No training can be effective till the candidate believes in it.

Binoy Ravjani
Hero's Fashion

‘One of the recent trends in hand block printing is the indigo process,...

Rashi Menda
Zapyle

Every fifth sale we make on Zapyle is a repeat purchase

Marcel Alberts
Eurofibers

Coating at a fibre level is a practice not usually seen in the...

Eamonn Tighe
Nature Works LLC

Eamonn Tighe, Fibres and Nonwovens - Business Development Manager of...

Kevin Nelson
TissueGen

Kevin Nelson, Chief Scientific Officer, TissueGen discusses the growing...

Wendell Rodricks
Wendell Rodricks

"We should not compare India and the West. There are things we do that...

Yash P. Kotak
Bombay Hemp Company

One of the directors of Bombay Hemp Company, Yash P. Kotak, speaks to...

Tony Ward
Tony Ward

"You have to truly understand what your client wants, know her needs, what ...

Press Release

Press Release

Letter to Editor

Letter to Editor

RSS Feed

RSS Feed

Submit your press release on


editorial@fibre2fashion.com

Letter To Editor






(Max. 8000 char.)

Search Companies





SEARCH
April 2017

April 2017

Subscribe today and get the latest update on Textiles, Fashion, Apparel and so on.

SUBSCRIBE


Browse Our Archives

GO


E-News Insight
Subscribe Today and Get the
Latest News Update in Your Mail Box.
Advanced Search