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IKEA looking at West Bengal as a sourcing hub, says West Bengal finance minister Amit Mitra

Swedish furniture retail company IKEA has evinced interest in sourcing products from West Bengal, state Finance Minister Amit Mitra.According to a PTI report: The multinational retail chain recently opened its first store in India at Hyderabad.Mitra, addressing the concluding...

GST rates reduced on 66 items out of 133

The Goods and Services Tax (GST) Council at its 16th meeting here on Sunday revised the rates of 66 items out of the 133 for which representations had been received seeking change from the fitments originally made in the...

GST rates for gold, diamond, footwear, packaged goods, textiles announced

The GST Council on Saturday completed the work of bringing all items under a 4-slab tax structure with gold attracting 3 per cent rate, ending suspense on the item dear to Indians, even as all states barring West Bengal...

Will e-commerce companies be exempted from GST?

The rapidly expanding e-commerce companies have made a strong case for keeping them out of the proposed GST net but the state finance ministers appeared in no mood to oblige. According to a PTI report: At the first meeting of...

GST to benefit small, medium enterprises: Amit Mitra

The Goods and Services Tax (GST) regime will benefit micro, small and medium enterprises as it provides for a single-tax system across India, West Bengal Finance Minister Amit Mitra said on Wednesday. "The GST's primary focus is to benefit micro,...

All online purchases to attract GST: Amit Mitra Panel on Model Law

All purchases made online will attract a uniform Goods and Services Tax, likely to take effect from April next year, according to the model GST law approved by state finance ministers headed by West Bengal finance minister, Dr Amit...

Kishore Biyani Plans Food Processing Park in West Bengal

Kishore Biyani is planning to build a food processing park in Kharagpur, West Bengal investing around Rs 600 crore, said Amit Mitra, the industry and commerce minister  of the state speaking on the sidelines of an event organised by...

Retail in India on a swing

Indian retail is on course to generate business worth $430 billion by 2010, says a report by the Federation of India Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI). Infused with the coming in of conglomerates like Bharti Enterprises, Reliance and...
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Lava International appoints Rajesh Sethi as group CFO

Sethi has over 27 years of financial management and strategic planning experience, will be responsible for overseeing Lava's financial...
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