Licensing Imports of Laptops

Context The Centre’s sudden move to restrict the imports of personal computers, laptops, palmtops etc., marks the reversal of the broadly consistent policy adhered followed by successive governments since the Rajaraman Committee. Background India has imposed restrictions on the import of personal computers, laptops, tablets, all-in-one PCs, ‘ultra-small form factor’ computers, Read More

WTO’s 2023 World Trade Statistical Review (WTSR)

Context:  Recently, the World Trade Organization (WTO) unveiled its annual flagship publication, the World Trade Statistical Review (WTSR) for 2023. Highlights From World Trade Statistical Review (WTSR) Global Exporters and Importers: India ranked 18th in merchandise exports and 7th in services exports. India was the 9th largest goods importer and 9th in Read More