“We are bang on target to touch USD 400 billion for the current fiscal. So far in the first nine months, the country’s exports were to the tune of USD 301.38 billion,” he stated.
Chandra stated India is focusing on USD 1 trillion exports by 2027.
“The apprehension that COVID-19 would lead to a sharp decline in foreign trade has turned out to be negative. However, the pandemic has taught us to reimagine world trade,” he stated.
The fulcrum of worldwide commerce has shifted from Europe and the United States to South East Asia, the Directorate General of Foreign Trade official stated.
He additionally stated that the world is shifting away from multilateral commerce agreements to bilateral ones, and India is presently within the technique of coming into into six FTAs.
Chandra stated going forward, synthetic intelligence and different types of know-how will turn out to be essential in issues referring to commerce.
A separate portal for MSMEs will likely be launched quickly, he added.