Commerce and Industry Minister, Piyush Goyal, chaired a joint meeting of the Board of Trade and the Council of Trade Development and Promotion with senior government officials and representatives of various trade promotion councils in New Delhi today.
During the opening session of the meeting Piyush Goyal said that we need to address the root cause of problems hurting the exporters and sought out those issues and how can we improve our international trade and how can we boost our exports.
Mos Commerce and Industry Hardeep Singh Puri and NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant were also present during the session to seek the views of all the stakeholders on the forthcoming trade policy to further discuss the exports, manufacturing and trade.
The meeting was held to discuss various issues relating to the promotion of exports, domestic manufacturing, and a reduction in imports.
Issues related to improvement in logistics and agricultural exports were also discussed.
Secretaries of several important ministries including Commerce, Shipping, Road Transport and Highways, Civil Aviation among others participated in the meet.
Board of Trade, advises the Commerce and Industry Ministry on policy measures related to the Foreign Trade Policy.