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India-ASEAN FTA review could include further liberalisation of trade in goods
The proposed scope of the review of the free trade agreement between India and ASEAN could include issues like customs procedures, further liberalisation of trade in goods and exchange of data
Japan keen to fix India’s RCEP issues
Keen to have India back in the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP), Japan has reached out to New Delhi to help address its concerns including those on trade deficit.
Andhra Pradesh Energy department quashes claims of international arbitration
Reports claimed that foreign investors threatened to drag Andhra Pradesh to international arbitration for ‘cancelling’ renewable power purchase agreements.
Will not negotiate any FTA on back foot; will protect India’s interest: Piyush Goyal
India will not negotiate any free trade agreement (FTA) on the "back foot" and will always ensure protection of interest of people and industry, Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal said on Saturday.
Israeli envoy confident of sealing free-trade agreement with India
A proposed free-trade agreement between Israel and India has started to "see light at the end of the tunnel", the Israeli envoy here said on Thursday, exuding confidence that the pact will be concluded.
India seeks review of trade agreements with ASEAN, Japan after RCEP withdrawal
Weeks after India decided not to join RCEP, the government on Wednesday said that it had sought a review of its existing trade agreements with the ASEAN and Japan.
US-India free trade agreement expected to further strengthen bilateral trade
India is working towards concluding a free trade agreement with the United States, particularly after Prime Minister Narendra Modi recently announced in Bangkok that India was dropping out of the China-led Regional Cooperation and Economic Partnership (RCEP).
RCEP talks want India back
With India appearing to have exited the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP), negotiators remain committed to bringing the country back into the fold as an "indispensable" member of the deal
Central American nation Costa Rica seeks Preferential Trade Agreement with India
Recognising the huge potential and opportunities in trade and investments, Central American nation Costa Rica seeks Preferential Trade Agreement with India.
RCEP remains distant dream; India’s return to this free trade agreement not imminent
India’s existing free trade agreements (FTAs) with Asean, Japan and South Korea already link duty concession to a 35% value addition, according to analysts.
Did data and e-commerce issues also influence India’s RCEP exit
India has decided to pull out of the RCEP, an invitation to join later still standing. Even though the reasons provided for this fallout do not mention it, but one of the major contentions was the e-commerce chapter to which India did not relent.
India - China trade panel to meet soon
India and China said a new committee, headed by senior ministers, will meet at the earliest and discuss ways to pare the $53-billion trade deficit between the two countries.
India has to withdraw formally and fully from RCEP negotiations & similar FTAs: Indian Coordination Committee of Farmers’ Movements (ICCFM)
Reacting to the developments in Thailand, with countries in RCEP negotiations deciding to go ahead for now without India, farmer leaders in India stated that this is a good development, and that India will not lose in any manner.
A week after India pulls out of RCEP, Modi to meet Xi in Brasilia
India and China could look at a bilateral understanding on RCEP, which could mean an opportunity for India to consider joining the pact.
India, US to hold bilateral trade talks on Nov. 13
Indian commerce minister will meet his US counterpart Robert Lighthizer, on Nov. 13, days after India exited the RCEP.
India, EU to push for free trade pact again
Move follows govt. decision to pull out of RCEP; Europe sceptical about timeline.
Has India lost its free trade mojo? Or will Delhi substitute the RCEP for the EAEU?
he EAEU deal may well be championed in India as a game-changer, and in certain sectors it will be. But what India really needs is the motivation and initiative to compete with China.
China urges RCEP members to include India in trade bloc
A Chinese state-run English daily said, “the countries involved in the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership shouldn’t lose the chance to include India."
RCEP: The meaning of India’s exit
Benny Kuruvilla from Focus on the Global South spoke with trade expert, Prof. Biswajit Dhar from the Jawaharlal Nehru University and Ranja Sengupta, senior economist with the Third World Network.
India exits the RCEP: What happens next?
While India has now opted out of the RCEP negotiations, it has not completely abandoned its policy of pursuing free trade agreements