India’s existing and stalled bilateral FTAs started to receive attention from the government last year, even as the country worked to join the RCEP, the world’s “largest” regional trade pact.
President Trump said the United States and India were working on a major trade deal, but he was not sure if it would be completed before the US presidential election in November.
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.
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.
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 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 will meet his Indian counterpart, likely to discuss RCEP and long-pending bilateral trade agreement.
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 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 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.
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.
Consider India as the key partner of the country’s New Southern policy, South Korea need to further beef up the economic cooperation.
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.
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’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.
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.
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.
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 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.
Australian High Commissioner Harinder Sidhu hope that India will seriously consider returning to the RCEP table.