Budget to have sops for textile, gems and jewellery sectors

NEW DELHI: Taking a cue from the Gujarat elections, the finance ministry is planning to dole our special package for the textile and gems & jewellery sectors in the upcoming Budget. Despite badly hit by the GST, people in the state decided to vote for the economic agenda of the Bharatiya Janata Party government. “There … Read more Budget to have sops for textile, gems and jewellery sectors

Modi’s demonetisation hits diamond traders, imports drop 4.7% YoY in December; jewellers demand sops in Budget 2017

India’s rough diamond imports fell 4.7 percent in December from a year ago to $1.398 billion, a trade body said on Tuesday, as the scrapping of high value currency notes forced many small polishing units to idle their units. India is a global diamond polishing hub where 14 out of every 15 rough diamonds in … Read more Modi’s demonetisation hits diamond traders, imports drop 4.7% YoY in December; jewellers demand sops in Budget 2017

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KOLKATA: An increasing number of jewellers are offering incentives to customers for purchases through cashless means such as debit and credit cards, demand drafts and cheques, and payment modes like RTGS and NEFT, as they gradually adapt to dwindling cash purchases in the wake of demonetisation last month. While jewellers such as Malabar Gold & … Read more Jewellers offer sops on cashless transactions Read more at: http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/articleshow/56132310.cms?utm_source=contentofinterest&utm_medium=text&utm_campaign=cppst