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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.
RSS-affiliate SJM opposes India-US trade deal in present form
Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh affiliate Swadeshi Jagran Manch has opposed the proposed India-US trade deal in its current form stating that New Delhi can’t meet Washington’s asks on e-commerce, data flows, dairy and patents.
The three ’Elephants in Room’ in EU-India relations
The EU-India virtual summit took place last month with three ’elephants in the room’. The largest elephant was China. Both India and the EU have traditionally followed policies of cooperation with China, but ties have plumbed new depths during the pandemic.
India reviews continuation of trade pact with Asean
The government is reviewing the continuation of the of the free trade agreement (FTA) with Asean n the wake of the trading bloc’s reluctance to address India’s concerns over what it believes are asymmetries in the decade-old treaty.
India will resist China’s economic imperialism
By opting out of RCEP, PM Modi had already shown the way. This is an opportunity for the domestic economy.
India-US ‘limited’ deal to cover just 15% of trade – Details
India and the US have inched closer towards hammering out a “limited” deal that could cover annual trade of over $13 billion, or roughly 15% of bilateral shipment.
India, U.K. affirm committment to an FTA
India and the U.K. have affirmed their commitment to negotiate a free trade agreement (FTA) with a view to further strengthening economic ties, the Commerce Ministry.
With renewed focus on US, EU and UK, India looks to reset FTAs, exit fruitless deals
India is eyeing a major reset of its free trade agreements, including exiting those that have brought few tangible benefits to the country and have instead hurt domestic industry.
Pakistan suspended trade with India due to violation of article 7 of SAFTA, MPs told
The ministry of commerce on Friday said that India has violated article 7 of SAFTA (Trade Liberalization Programme), therefore, Pakistan has formally suspended imports and exports with India in last year.
Indian dry bulk terminal business of French group Louis Dreyfus Armateurs collapses
ALBA Asia Pvt Ltd, the Indian dry bulk port operating company controlled by French shipping group Louis Dreyfus Armateurs SAS (LDA), has collapsed with state-run Visakhapatnam Port Trust terminating a contract for running a dry bulk terminal at the port just five years into a 30-year deal.
India, US need to sit down on negotiating table for free trade agreement: Piyush Goyal
After concluding a “quick” trade deal, India and the US need to sit down on the negotiating table for working towards a more sustainable, robust and enduring partnership in the form of a free trade agreement (FTA).
Joining China-backed RCEP not in New Delhi’s interest – Indian Foreign Minster
The top minister said that the trade deficit of countries part of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) has nearly doubled over the past 15 years, while their manufacturing levels also remain abysmally low.
The RCEP talks and India’s anxieties
The biggest concern of India with RCEP at this juncture is not merely the economic reasons, but more geopolitical: the existence of China.
India, US trade deal: New Delhi seeks preferential treatment on drugs, other goods
India is seeking concessions for generic drugs it exports to the United States in return for opening its dairy markets and slashing tariffs on farm goods as the two sides seek to shore up a new trade deal.
India-US FTA on the cards preceded by limited trade deal, informs Commerce Ministry
India and the US are close to concluding an initial limited trade package followed by a possible bilateral free trade agreement (FTA).
India-EU Summit may take a fresh look at long-pending FTA
India and the EU may take a fresh look at the long-pending bilateral Broad-based Trade and Investment Agreement (BTIA) and see if a meeting ground could be reached and the talks taken forward when leaders meet at the India-EU Summit.
India attacks EU’s unfair trade deals which are killing major industry
India has blasted the EU and Vietnam for ratifying a free trade agreement that would be "another blow" to Indian businesses.
India and US are ‘nearer to a smaller’ trade deal than ever before, says envoy Sandhu
India said both New Delhi and Washington are now “nearer” to a smaller trade deal than ever before as the US believes a free trade agreement (FTA) is possible even as India has walked out the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP).
India-EU Summit slated for 15 July after over two-year break, to be held virtually
Bilateral trade and investment ties between India and the EU have become severely strained with the Modi government’s initial refusal to resume stalled negotiations on the proposed India-EU free trade agreement .