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FTA with Nepal at initial stage
The President of the Sri Lanka Nepal Business Council of the Federation of Chambers of Commerce and Industry of Sri Lanka said that Nepal had approached Sri Lanka about entering into a free trade agreement.
FTA with Nepal at initial stage
The President of the Sri Lanka Nepal Business Council of the Federation of Chambers of Commerce and Industry of Sri Lanka (FCCISL) said that Nepal had approached Sri Lanka about entering into a free trade agreement.
New Indo-Nepal economic pact in pipeline
India is holding talks with Nepal over a new Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement
Business carrot for new Nepal regime on cards
Even as Nepal prepares to abolish monarchy and declare itself the world’s newest republic under a government led by Maoists, the Indian government is preparing a new wave of business diplomacy to establish cordial ties — including an FTA — with the new regime.
Nepal trade policy dilemma: Experts stress benefits of bilateralism
The Nepalese government still seems to be unclear about its priority on trade. Policy makers and senior government officials appear to be bugged down in the morass of confusion as to whether would it be appropriate to go for bilateralism or regionalism or multilateralism.
Sri Lanka-Nepal free trade deal could trigger trade, but also potential for opening services
A proposed free-trade deal between Nepal and Sri Lanka could boost trade but analysts say there is more potential for service liberalization.
‘Nepal keen on entering into FTA with Sri Lanka’
Minister of Export Development and International Trade Prof. G.L. Pieris delivering the keynote address on “Exports and Future Government Plans” at the National Chamber of Commerce of Sri Lanka said Nepal is keen on entering into an FTA with Sri Lanka.
India, Nepal begin talks to review trade treaty
With 11 days left for the bilateral trade pact between India and Nepal to lapse, the two neighbours started their two-day talks on Thursday to review the 11-year-old Indo-Nepal trade treaty.
India to adopt utmost flexibility in trade talks with Nepal
India has decided to hand over a virtual blank cheque to Nepal as it prepares to start talks for extending the trade treaty between the two countries.
Nepal keen to sign labor agreements with host countries
Nepal is initiating the process of signing bilateral labor agreements with various countries that have been importing Nepali workers, state run Radio Nepal reported Friday.
India offers economic pact to Nepal
India has offered to deepen its bilateral trade relations with Nepal by mooting a comprehensive economic parternship agreement (CEPA) to include services and investment. It has also offered to negotiate a more liberal bilateral investment promotion and protection agreement (BIPPA).
India, Nepal set to resume trade talks
After a gap of almost two years, India and Nepal are all set to resume trade talks. Commerce secretaries from both the sides will meet in New Delhi on August 24 and 25 for consultations and to review bilateral trade, investment, infrastructure and transit issues.
BIMSTEC meet fails to announce date for implementing free trade pact; Nepal to lead BIMSTEC to poverty alleviation
The ninth ministerial meet of the BIMSTEC failed to announce the date for implementing the already agreed upon free trade agreement.
Nepal stresses FTA deal, Asia highway
Minister for Finance Dr. Ram Sharan Mahat led the Nepalese delegation to the Ninth BIMSTEC Ministerial Meeting held in New Delhi today.
BIMSTEC Taking Shape, Finally
The Bay of Bengal for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC), a regional trading bloc of seven South and Southeast Asian countries, is giving final shape to its free trade agreement in Colombo this week.
Indo-Nepal trade treaty to be recast
The Indian government plans to broadbase the scope of the bilateral Indo-Nepal treaty for trade to make it less import-centric and more comprehensive and mutually beneficial.
Nepal’s preparation still lackluster for fruitful SAFTA
Both government and private sector are showing lackluster preparation for implementing the South Asian Free Trade Agreement (SAFTA), even as the date is approaching for the formal enforcement of the agreement in Nepal.
Free trade pact expected in Kathmandu meet
The tenth meeting of the BIMSTEC Trade Negotiation Committee (TNC) began here in the capital today.
Bilateral Free Trade Agreement deal with neighbouring countries: consultants to point out benefits, risks
The Bangladesh commerce ministry is going to consultants to run a study to identify the benefits and possible risks of signing any bilateral trade agreement (FTA) with neighbouring countries.
Interview: Free trade hurting India vanaspati makers
India’s vanaspati industry, already plagued by excess capacity, has been cast into deeper gloom lately by trade agreements that have opened the way for cheaper imports from neighboring Sri Lanka and Nepal.