Archive for October, 2010

Exports at a 2-year high; rising rupee a concern

October 26, 2010 Leave a comment

While India’s trade statistics reflect a positive light, a cause of concern is the appreciation in Indian Rupee vis-à-vis USD. Indian Rupee has appreciated by 5% during April-September 2010, compared to the year-ago level. This appreciation in rupee results in lower revenues for Indian exporters. Read more…

Categories: Trade (Import-Export)

Planned maintenence results in lower refinery output in September

October 26, 2010 Leave a comment

Refinery throughput in India nosedived by 10.2% during April-September 2010 compared to the year-ago month. The refiners processed 12.16 million tonnes crude oil.

Planned maintenance in various units across refineries resulted in this drastic fall in refinery throughput.  Read more…

Categories: Crude Oil & Petroleum

Policy on Independent Power Producers (IPPs) in India

October 20, 2010 Leave a comment

 Link to a small piece on policy of IPPs in India by Dr Amit Mitra of FICCI.

Categories: Power

Indian Industry News: India to be the small car hub

October 19, 2010 Leave a comment

India aims to become the small car hub of the world by dethroning Japan, the biggest maker of compact cars, a majority of which is consumed domestically.Last year, it had pipped Brazil to become the second-largest producer of such cars. Read more…

Indian Industry News: Power capacity addition target for 12th plan

October 19, 2010 Leave a comment

The Centre has targeted capacity addition of 100,000 MW each in the 12 th Plan (2012-17) and 13 th Plan (2017-22), said the Union Power Minister, Mr Sushil Kumar Shinde. Read more…

Indian Industry News: Consumer Durables

October 19, 2010 Leave a comment

Durables majors confident of 30% growth in 2010 Read more…

Categories: Indian Industry News

Power Project Updates

October 19, 2010 2 comments

CEA has released a report on the proposed completion of power projects in 2010-11. A glimpse of it shows poor completion of projects.

Categories: Power