Exim Bank's Masterclass on 'India's Merchandise Exports: Drivers and Growth Prospects'
Date: June 21, 2019 / 3 PM
About the Webinar:
India is now on the threshold of a high growth trajectory, with a distinct possibility of touching US$ 5 trillion GDP as early as 2024. A key driver for India to reach the US$ 5 trillion mark sooner than later would be exports – both merchandise and services. A robust export strategy in India is therefore not a policy choice, but a growth imperative. An essential first step towards such a strategy would be examination of the recent inertia in exports, identification of the various impediments to export growth, and devising of suitable measures to reverse the recent sluggish growth. Exim Bank’s webinar on ‘India's Merchandise Exports: Drivers and Growth Prospects’ is an attempt to analyse these aspects of India’s exports.
The webinar shall cover:
- Recent Trends in India’s Exports
- Key Factors Impacting India’s Growth
- Price Competitiveness
- Non-Price Competitiveness
- Protectionism and other Barriers to Trade
- Select Recommendations for Imparting Resilience to the Exports Basket
About the faculty:
Ms.Jahanwi is an economist with the Research and Analysis Group of the Export-Import Bank of India. She has extensive experience in analysis of international trade, economic policies, and industry dynamics. Her research work has helped provide key policy recommendations to Central and State Governments. She has also worked on institutional capacity building assignments for export finance in countries such as Rwanda and Ghana. She regularly contributes to discussions on contemporary economic topics through authored articles in media publications. Ms.Jahanwi holds a Master’s degree in economics from the Jawaharlal Nehru University, and a Bachelor’s degree in economics from Miranda House, Delhi University.
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