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MMTC plans to import corn at lower duties

Indian state-run trader MMTC plans to import corn at lower taxes for local consumers such as starch makers and poultry farmers, the firm said. India imposes 60 percent tax on overseas buying of corn but under the tariff rate quota it can allow imports at lower or zero...
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Qatar seeks inclusion of natural gas in GST

India’s largest LNG supplier Qatar on Fabruary 10 urged the central government to include natural gas in GST to help create demand for the environment friendly fuel and raise its share in the country’s energy basket. Speaking at Petrotech conference here, Qatar Gas CEO Khalid Bin Khalifa Al-Thani...
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Budget 2019: Rural, middle class and housing centric

Nimesh Shah When a government is in the middle of its term, a full Union Budget is presented well before the beginning of the next financial year (April 1) to seek approvals for the coming year. But election years present a unique challenge because if a full budget is presented...
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