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India on US patent watch list
The US on Wednesday placed India on the “Priority Watch List” for the lack of sufficient measurable improvements to its intellectual property framework
Coronavirus stricken China losing grips on RCEP: should India give second thought to join? – analysis
Given China’s influence gradually ebbing as a major supply chain hub in the region and Japan and Japan asking its investors to withdraw from China, new opportunities emerge for India to woo investment from these nations.
India skips another round of RCEP trade talks
India sat out the latest round of negotiations for an envisioned 16-nation regional free trade agreement.
India plans to resume trade dialogue with China once Covid situation stabilises: Envoy Misri
India plans to resume discussion on “outstanding trade issues” with China, including those related to the RCEP, once the Covid-19 situation stabilises.
Brazil India investment cooperation and facilitation treaty (2020)
This is Brazil’s 10th and India’s 4th bilateral investment agreement since both nations had adopted their Model Bilateral Investment Treaty.
India plans SAARC trade talk soon, but past differences could prove to be a hurdle
SAPTA and SAFTA never took off is because all these countries were never able to focus on trade, keeping politics aside.
India’s opposition to CPEC on shaky ground
Speaking during Raisina Dialogue 2020 in January, Indian Naval Chief Admiral Karambir Singh claimed that the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor impinges on India’s sovereignty.
Covid-19: Why India doesn’t need to worry about investor-State dispute settlement claims
In order to halt the spread of the coronavirus pandemic (Covid-19) and to boost the public health care system and preparedness, India has taken several regulatory steps.
Coronavirus: India urges FTA partners to temporarily allow imports without certificate of origin
India has urged the countries, with which it has FTAs, to allow imports of goods without certificate of origin are currently not issuing the document on account of lockdown due to COVID-19 pandemic.
Indo-Bangla economic partnership: terms ready to launch jt study on advanced FTA
Bangladesh and India are set to start a joint study on the signing of an advanced free trade area deal under the banner of comprehensive economic partnership agreement, or CEPA, said officials.
India & Russia plan to open new trade route via Iran despite threat of US sanctions
Opening a long-pending multi-modal transportation corridor via Iran will be a big boost for bilateral trade between Russia and India, but it’s not just the economy at stake. This is a bold move against the threat of US sanctions.
India in free trade talks with 23 parties
India is in talks with 23 parties, including the European Union, the Gulf Cooperation Council, ASEAN and Israel, on various types of trade agreements, according to data from the central ministry of commerce and industry.
ASEAN presses on with the RCEP without India: How they covered it
Despite India’s decision to withdraw from the final stages of negotiations to form the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP), the remaining parties hope to get the free trade agreement (FTA) signed off by the end of the year.
Indo-American trade: FTA talks may start after US elections
At a joint press meet with Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi last month, American President Donald Trump had said India and the US had agreed to focus on a “comprehensive trade deal".
Asean agrees to persuade India to return to RCEP
Asean nations have agreed to try and persuade India to return to the negotiating table for the 16 nation Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) trade deal.
India exploring nuts and bolts of possible FTA with Australia
Trade Ministers of both countries are working on what they can offer each other.
Lima to host the sixth round of India-Peru FTA negotiations
In an effort to conclude the special Free Trade Agreement (FTA) during the FY 2020-21, the sixth round of India-Peru Trade talks are scheduled for April, as both countries are making efforts to expand their trade basket.
Moving out of RCEP in interest of India’s business, says MEA Jaishankar
Moving out of the RCEP was in the interest of India’s business, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar said on Saturday.
What ails India’s Free Trade Agreements?
Lack of harmonised standards, and certification issues that increase transaction costs plague India’s FTAs
Trade impact of coronavirus epidemic for India estimated at 348 million dollars: UN report
The trade impact of the coronavirus epidemic for India is estimated to be about 348 million dollars and the country figures among the top 15 economies most affected as slowdown of manufacturing in China disrupts world trade, according to a UN report.