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Indian ports looking to raise dollar loans

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Major ports Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT, Navi Mumbai), V.O. Chidambaranar (Tuticorin), Kamarajar (Ennore), Paradip and Kandla plan to raise close to three-quarters of a billion dollars in external commercial borrowings. After raising $400 million last year, JNPT is going for another dollar-denominated loan, said Rajive Kumar, shipping secretary. While the… Read more »

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