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Donald Trump India visit: Modi govt keen to ink trade deal, offers wider market access for US imports
A trade deal, even a small one, with New Delhi comprising greater market access for the U.S. is likely to help Trump further consolidate his position in an election year.
India’s global trade ambitions – Why closing the home market won’t work
As the world welcomes the US-China trade deal, India needs to have a deep rethink about our position in global trade today. Our audacious ‘Make in India’ programme never reached the promised heights and now has been dealt a crippling blow.
Farmers’ coalition threatens agitation if India goes ahead with US trade deal
A farmers’ coalition, which represents millions of farmers nationwide, has urged the Government to desist from negotiating an interim trade deal with the US, saying it would be detrimental to the interests of Indian farmers.
India offers US dairy, chicken access in bid for elusive trade deal with Trump
India has offered to partially open up its poultry and dairy markets in a bid for a limited trade deal during US President Donald Trump’s first official visit.
Australian Trade Minister to visit India this month; to push trade, investment ties
Australian Trade Minister will meet his Indian counterpart, likely to discuss RCEP and long-pending bilateral trade agreement.
US refuses to restore trade deal for India
While US President Donald Trump is expected to visit India, trade ties between the two countries remain frosty. India’s hope of reclaiming the benefits under the US Generalized System of Preferences scheme has been quashed.
South Korea to sign RCEP with or without India
South Korea will sign the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) pact with ASEAN countries, China, Japan, Australia and New Zealand in November 2020, irrespective of India’s participation, claims a media report.
A new approach on investment
A US-India trade deal will have historic significance, especially if it ushers in a period of strong collaboration to advance a shared bilateral trade agenda and effectively resolves troubles as they arise.
US-India likely to finalize trade, defence deal during Trump visit
After signing a trade deal with China, the US is likely to finalize a trade agreement and a defence deal with India during the visit of President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump later this month.
S. Korea eyes further economic cooperation with India
Consider India as the key partner of the country’s New Southern policy, South Korea need to further beef up the economic cooperation.
Resisting RCEP from the ground up: Indian movements show the way
The six year long mobilisation led by farmers movements and trade unions have made it amply clear that rural India cannot be taken for a ride any more.
India not negotiating comprehensive FTA with US currently, says Piyush Goyal
A US team is likely to visit India to finalise talks on the proposed trade package ahead of the visit of US President Donald Trump.
Vodafone, Cairn eligible for settling disputes under tax amnesty scheme
Vodafone’s dispute relates to its $11 billion acquisition of a 67% stake in the mobile-phone business owned by Hutchison Whampoa. Cairn Energy is contesting a big tax bill that Indian government raised for a 2006 transaction.
Keep agri, dairy products out of trade deal with US, govt. told
Farmers groups and lobbies are now urging the Centre to ensure that agricultural products stay out of the ongoing Indo-U.S. trade negotiations as well.
India-US set to seal trade deal during Trump’s forthcoming visit to New Delhi
New Delhi and Washington are all set to seal a long-term Free Trade Agreement (FTA) during US President Donald Trump’s visit to India in the last week of Feb.
India keen to keep future FTAs with RCEP nations less ambitious
Countries such as Australia, New Zealand, South Korea and Japan are among the first ones with which India is ready to consider individual agreements to begin with.
India absent from RCEP special negotiating talks in Indonesia
India was absent from two days of talks on a sprawling Asia-Pacific free trade agreement in Indonesia that ended Tuesday, fueling speculation that it may withdraw from the negotiations.
Australia to intensify engagement, new envoy likely to be India-hand O’Farrell
Australian High Commissioner Harinder Sidhu hope that India will seriously consider returning to the RCEP table.
US to talk trade deal with India before Donald Trump’s visit
India expects to sign deals to raise its defense and energy purchases from the US during Donald Trump’s visit: said a Report.
India, Indonesia negotiating economic cooperation agreement
India and Indonesia are set to launch negotiations for a Comprehensive Economic Cooperation Agreement (CECA) to cover economic cooperation while trading in goods, services, and investments.