Tag Archives: Survey

FTAs Have Pushed up Imports More than Exports: Survey

New Delhi: Free trade agreements which India has implemented so far have pushed up imports more than the country’s exports, the Economic Survey 2015-16 said on Friday. “FTAs have led to increased imports and exports, although the former has been greater…Increased trade has been more on the import than export side, most likely because India maintains relatively high tariffs and ... Read More »

Survey Shows Economy Faces Downside Risks: India Inc

New Delhi: The Economic Survey shows India’s economy faces downside risks in the backdrop of a global slowdown and the government needs to take steps to boost rural demand and improve ease of doing business while initiating bold reforms like the GST (Goods and Services Tax), industry experts said on Friday. “Although the economy is on an upswing, it faces ... Read More »

Tinder-Style Apps Score as Online Dating Grows in the US: Survey

The age-old quest for love is moving inexorably online for young and old Americans alike – whether this means swiping on their phone for a hot date, or using matchmaking sites to find the perfect mate. The 18 to 24 crowd has warmed to smartphone apps like Tinder that help them spot a match among a crowd of strangers. And ... Read More »

Indian Smartphone Market Seen to Be Maturing With Falling Demand: Survey

Country’s smartphone market is showing signs of maturity as lesser number of consumers are planning to buy new devices in the next one year, says a survey. “Smartphone market has reached maturity…the percentage of consumers planning to purchase a smartphone in the next 12 months has dropped from a peak of 80 percent in 2014 to 68 percent,” the survey ... Read More »

Fear of Losing Jobs Recedes in India, Says Survey

Seventeen per cent of Indian employees fear about losing their jobs. This is the finding of a survey by global human resource consulting firm Randstad conducted during the December quarter. In the September survey, 23 per cent of employees had expressed fear about job security. The survey also revealed positive sentiment among Indian employers for 2016: A staggering 90 per ... Read More »