Trade in the time of Coronavirus: Sectors overdependent on Chinese imports face a grim reality
The sector that is under severe stress is the electronics industry. A significant share of inputs required in electronics components manufacturing has traditionally been sourced from China.
Amazon, Flipkart creating jobs only for delivery boys: FISME
FISME maintains that the technology-driven retail is way forward and one cannot ...
Covid-19 impact: FM Nirmala Sitharaman raises insolvency threshold of default to Rs 1 crore for MSMEs
Previously, a default of Rs 1 lakh alon...
Demonetisation, GST & liquidity crisis drove small businesses to the brink. Then came coronavirus
A string of economic, policy and structural changes over the last three years have dealt a hammer blow to millions of small businesses across the country. Coronavirus may be the death knell.
In the future of manufacturing, what's your strategy?
Can embracing an innovative approach also translate into commercial gains? Experts are of the view that the nation's manufacturing firms will need to focus on developing capabilities in innovation and not merely rely on jugaad.
Hit or miss? Industry expects impact of Budget on MSME investment cycle to be muted
Key industry stakeholders felt that though a number of proposals were announced for MSMEs by the FM, the Budget was not able to up the game as far as investments by the sector was concerned.
Due to anomalies in IBC, corporate NPAs can lead to bankruptcy in MSMEs: FISME
"The critical reforms that MSMEs need are in areas such as banking sector and labour markets," said Anil Bhardwaj, Secretary General, FISME.
Budget with many positives, yet actual implementation holds the key: MSME Inc
Mehernosh Tata, Head SME Lending, Edelweiss is of the view that Union Budget 2019 recognises the critical role of MSMEs in taking India to $5 trillion economy.
Current NPA norms are absurd, highly counterproductive: Animesh Saxena, FISME President
For strengthening manufacturing, besides improving the business environment, we need to focus on technology upgradation on a massive scale in MSME clusters in a mission mode.
Income tax bonanza to revive demand for MSMEs: FISME's Anil Bhardwaj
The government has undertaken many effective steps to strengthen the MSME sector, which provides employment to crores of people, Finance Min...
Nirmala Sitharaman’s latest stimulus brings cheers but industry expects more
The new measures are in line with a series of steps being taken by the NDA-II to arrest the slowing pace of economic activity witnessed across sectors.
RBI Governor apprised of SMEs credit woes, seek creation of revival scheme for stressed MSMEs
To actively support ‘Medium’ enterprise, FISME in its presentation, pitched for specific support measures for units / accounts having exposure greater than Rs 5 crore.
India can add 8% to its exports if it puts its last mile connect in the fast lane
India's last mile connectivity hinges on its road network to move things. However, poor condition of roads and absence of a viable alternative is hitting India's economic growth.
Here’s what MSMEs expect from Modi 2.0
The exporting community that comprises of MSME players (responsible for 40% of the country's total outward shipments) seems to be buoyed by the victory of the NDA Government.
Revival scheme for stressed MSMEs, need of the hour: FISME's Anil Bhardwaj
Employing 40% of country's workforce, the sector has the potential to spread industrial growth across the country and can be a major partner to help accelerate the process of inclusive growth.
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