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India, Canada resume talks on stalled trade pact
After languishing for nearly four years, India and Canadian negotiators have resumed discussions towards a possible trade pact.
India, Canada may explore possibility of inking mini trade deal this month
India and Canada may come back to the negotiating table later this month after a gap of almost four years to explore the possibility of signing a mini trade deal.
Justin Trudeau’s visit reflects uneasy state of Indo-Canada trade ties
India’s decision to raise duties on pulses from Canada, elusive progress on bilateral investment treaty and free trade pact major hurdles in improving trade relations.
Trudeau pushes controversial investor-state dispute settlement provision on trip to India
Negotiations on a Canada-India FIPPA were launched in September 2004 and concluded in 2007, but the deal was never signed.
Canadian PM Trudeau set to woo Punjab industry
Eager to please the Sikh community in Canada which is increasingly gaining political weight in the country, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is all set to woo the Punjab industry during his India visit later this week.
Can Modi free India’s trade policy from ’swadeshi’ shackles?
At the World Economic Forum in Davos, India is likely to meet a lot of offers for free trade and investment deals. With US, France and Canada leaders meeting their Indian counterpart in coming few months, it is likely that India may enter into a free trade agreement with them. Though, it will be interesting to know how Prime Minister Modi go ahead with these offers.
India, Canada look for breakthrough on free trade agreement
Trade ministers of India and China met in New Delhi are looking for another round of talks at the expert level before Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s India visit
‘India-Canada foreign investment protection pact is ready to be signed’
Canadian International Trade Minister bullish on growing trade ties with New Delhi.
India, Canada may ‘trade off’ wish lists
Upcoming trade talks will see both sides discussing issues such as high pulses tariff, travel curbs.
Le Canada se rapproche d’une entente avec l’Inde
Des pourparlers commerciaux sont en cours avec une série de pays, et une entente sur les investissements pourrait être conclue avec l’Inde d’ici « quelques mois ».
India, Canada free trade agreement: After 2-year gap, both nations set to talk; here are the key challenges
After a gap of more than two years, India and Canada will resume formal negotiations this week for a free trade agreement (FTA) in goods and services, while talks on a bilateral investment agreement are being handled separately
India may deviate from model BIT to meet Canada’s demands
As talks with Canada began before model text was approved by Cabinet, deviations may be allowed.
FinMin to look into changes sought by Canada in draft bilateral treaty
Enormous political pressure to get the bilateral, economic treaties off the ground, say officials.
India refuses Canada’s proposal of signing investment deal before free trade pact
New Delhi says it will not result in a balanced outcome.
On the issues raised by the Canadian side on MFN-forward
Sitharaman clarified that the negotiation should not get lost in peripheral issues and should focus on bringing in promotion and protection elements.
Let’s talk investment treaty before free trade pact, Canada tells India
Canada is throwing its weight behind an early “progressive” bilateral investment treaty with India before it concludes a bilateral free trade agreement to ensure a stable and predictable environment for its investors.
Canada Trade Min to fast-track FTA talks during India visit
Canada’s Minister of International Trade Francois-Philippe Champagne is expected to accelerate the negotiation process of the proposed free trade pact with India.
As Trump quashes TPP, Canada pushes pact with India
But Ottawa’s stance on model investment treaty has New Delhi worried
India, Canada talk on investment pact, no consensus on dispute mechanism yet
A successful conclusion of FIPA will provide a much-needed cover for Canadian investments in India and vice versa, and is expected to be an important catalyst in translating the announcements into reality.
India rejects attempts by EU, Canada for global investment agreement
India, along with Brazil, Argentina and some other nations, has rejected an informal attempt by the European Union and Canada to work towards a global investment agreement that would incorporate a contentious ISDS mechanism.