Question raised in Lok Sabha on Agri Export Zones, 17/07/2019. The Government had notified 60 Agri Export Zones in 20 States till 2004-05. All the Agri Export Zones have since completed their intended span of 5 years. As such, as of now, there are no functional Agri Export Zones in the country.

Australia is on a path to being one of the worst contributors to the climate emergency if the pollution from its fossil fuel exports are factored in

According to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s (IPCC’s) Special Report Global Warming of 1.5°C, a near-total reduction in the use of coal and other fossil fuels for electricity generation by 2050 is necessary if the temperature goal of the Paris Agreement is to be reached, with reductions of approximately two-thirds by 2030.

South Asia remained the fastest growing region in the world last year, but growth remained driven by domestic demand – and not exports – which resulted in another year of double-digit volume growth of imports. The value of imports was further pushed up by rising oil prices.

Most developing and transition countries do not have vehicle manufacturing capabilities hence rely on import of their entire vehicle fleet. A large percentage of these vehicles are imported as used or second-hand.

India is one of the largest producers of a number of agriculture commodities and the European Union (EU) is one of the largest export markets for India. In 2015-16, India’s export of agricultural commodities to the EU was more than five times higher than the EU’s exports to India.

A joint World Bank and the International Labour Organization (ILO) report “Exports to Jobs: Boosting the Gains from Trade in South Asia” breaks new ground in examining the impact of exports on local labor markets in South Asia.

A new report on how to eliminate plastic waste from the environment by a UK think tank has been informed by a diverse portfolio of UK Research & Innovation (UKRI) research and innovation experts. The report proposes a way forward to reduce the amount of plastic waste into the environment produced by the UK.

This policy approved by the government on Dec 6, 2018 is aimed at doubling the agricultural exports and integrating Indian farmers and agricultural products with the global value chains.

This statistics incorporates provisional information regarding coal, coal products & lignite of the preceding financial year along with past few years on reserve, production, despatch, pit-head closing stock, import and export of coal etc. It also contains information regarding captive blocks.

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