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India engaging with ASEAN to review free trade agreement: Piyush Goyal
India is engaging with the 10-member ASEAN to review the free trade agreement, Parliament was informed on Friday.
India seeks market concession for rice, access for grapes, pomegranates from South Korea
India will seek concessions for its rice exports to South Korea as Seoul levies a whopping 513% tariff on imported rice and buys rice from only five countries under its tariff rate quota regime.
India and UK to negotiate a FTA shortly: Piyush Goyal
India and the UK will begin the process of negotiations for a Free Trade Agreement (FTA) shortly, stated Mr. Piyush Goyal, Minister of Commerce and Industry & Railways.
Australia seeks to further boost trade & ties with India to cut dependence on China
Australia’s escalating tensions with Beijing have shown up its reliance on China trade and propelled a push to increase links with Asia’s other giant economy, India.
Rules to verify origin of goods imported under FTA to take effect on September 21
The Government of India will implement a host of measures to curb the misuse of Free Trade Agreement (FTA) routes by unscrupulous importers, while ensuring that legitimate beneficiaries do not suffer.
India’s import regulations target Korea after China: report
South Korean exporters need to be on alert as India has been strengthening trade remedies such as anti-dumping measures to protect its industries, said a local trade association.
Trade deal with US unlikely before November presidential elections: India
The two aim for a free trade agreement (FTA) in the long run and have been working on an initial trade deal for almost two years amid a plethora of bilateral issues ranging from medical devices, agriculture, Harley Davidson motorbikes, e-commerce, totalisation pact, visa issues and disputes at the World Trade Organization.
Maharashtra govt’s plan to reinvite bids for Dharavi project may hit legal hurdle
Seclink Technologies, funded by the royal families of the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain, plans to seek arbitration over the issue under the Bilateral Investment Promotion Protection Agreement.
India can benefit from African Continental trade pact: MEA
Underscoring India’s commitment towards growth in relations with Africa, New Delhi said the country’s businesses could benefit from the African Continental Free Trade Agreement that was gathering pace.
India seeks stronger rules of origin as it urges ASEAN for FTA review
India has pitched for stronger provisions in the rules of origin, removal of non-tariff barriers and better market access in the existing FTA with the the ASEAN, arguing the changes should kick off sooner rather than later.
Time to get the RCEP done
Ministers from 15 Asia Pacific countries resumed their negotiations to forge the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) last Thursday without the participation of India, which walked away from the sprawling free-trade agreement (FTA) last November.
India-Philippines talks next month can pave the way for FTA: Official
India and the Philippines are set to hold talks on economic aspects in September which can pave the way for a bilateral Free Trade Agreement.
Talks on Asian trade megadeal RCEP resume in COVID shadow
The trade ministers of participating in talks on an Asia-wide free trade agreement are set to hold an online meeting, hoping to remove the final obstacles to a deal by the end of the year.
India should not give concessions in dairy sector to the US: Amul
India should not give any concessions to the US under any trade deal as subsidised imported milk and other dairy products would kill livelihoods in India especially when the sector is expected to create 11 million jobs in rural households.
Can US and India agree upon the ‘mini trade deal’?
The so called ‘mini trade deal’ between the US and India that the Trump administration was proud to announce is stuck in limbo for good.
A possible Indo-US trade agreement would be an imperialist attack on India’s farmers
Such a deal will have repercussions on our agricultural production and economy.
Mini trade deal ‘stuck’ as US now wants India to buy $6 billion of agriculture, dairy goods
The deal is ready to be signed, but US says if India wants trade benefits under GSP restored, it must give business equivalent to that amount.
RCEP enters final phase, to be signed without India: Trade Ministry
The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) has entered the legal scrubbing phase and is expected to be signed soon without India.
Cambodia-India trade on the rise
Bilateral trade between Cambodia and India are on a significant rise while the two countries are moving forward to the free trade agreement (FTA) talks which will contribute to further boosting the two-way trade.
Video: India-US free trade agreement and its impact on small-scale food producers in India
In the following videos, the possible impacts of this proposed agreement on India’s small-scale food producers are discussed.