Opinion Best of BS: Trade imbalance, deficient distribution, etc.
India’s merchandise trade deficit hit a new high in July.
In this context, our leading editorial notes that while the government hopes to meet the $500 billion export target for the current year, India needs a more pragmatic trade policy to boost exports. sustainably, which will not only ensure lasting external stability, but also increase overall economic growth. Read here
To give the telecom sector a boost, legislation can be crafted to convert spectrum auction payments into a reasonable percentage of revenue, writes Shyam Ponappa. Read here
Lower rainfall in some key regions will affect rice production, our second editorial notes. Read here