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The governments of Japan and India started negotiating a comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement in January 2007. They concluded the deal in 2011.

last update: May 2012


’Steel should be excluded from FTA ambit with Japan, Korea’
Steel products should be excluded from the ambit of FTA with Japan and Korea as these countries are flooding the Indian market, taking advantage of concessional duty rates at the cost of domestic firms, industry body Assocham said today.
Pharma exports: India asks Japan to remove non-tariff barriers
India has asked Japan to remove all non-tax barriers to help the domestic industry take advantage of the comprehensive free-trade agreement and increase share in the Japanese market.
It’s advantage Tokyo in India-Japan economic pact
Though it is too early to arrive at definite conclusions, the trend signals Tokyo successfully using tariff cuts to penetrate deeper into the Indian market for goods.
India to cut duties on diesel engines, gearboxes from Japan
At a time when India and the EU are struggling to negotiate duty cuts on automobiles, New Delhi will drastically reduce tariffs on diesel engines and gear boxes from Japan under their free trade pact.
FTA with India may prevent Japan firms’ moving via export rise
A free trade agreement between Japan and India, due to take effect on Monday, may help prevent some Japan companies from moving overseas through an increase in exports, a senior Japan Bank for International Cooperation official in New Delhi says.
Japan, India sign trade accord to cut tariffs as Asian investment expands
Japan and India signed an economic agreement that will abolish tariffs on 94 percent of trade over 10 years as each country expands its investment in Asia.
India EPA gives firms fighting chance
With Japan and India having finally signed an economic partnership agreement Monday, Japanese companies are expected to go on the offensive in emerging markets where they face fierce competition from South Korean and other rivals.
India, Japan ink deal to improve bilateral trade and investment
India and Japan today signed agreements to boost mutual trade, investment and strategic partnership between the two major economies of Asia.
Cabinet gives nod for Indo-Japan free trade pact
The pact is expected to open up access of Indian pharma companies to the Japanese drugs market. However sensitive farm products like rice have been kept out of the deal.
India closes in on free trade deal with Japan
India on Tuesday moved one step closer to signing a free trade agreement with Japan as the Indian cabinet cleared the deal