20 results about INDIA


India, Singapore Upgrade Trade Deal, Pledging to Boost Economic Ties

June 7, 2018

India and Singapore have clinched a deal to update their Comprehensive Economic Cooperation Agreement (CECA), in a bid to boost bilateral trade and facilitate economic cooperation on multiple front... READ MORE


EU, India Leaders Call for "Timely Relaunch" of Trade Talks

October 12, 2017

Leaders from the EU and India are pushing to see the “timely relaunch” of their long-running trade talks, reaffirming their continued interest in advancing the negotiations following a... READ MORE


Eyeing November Leaders' Meeting, RCEP Ministers Pledge to "Maximise Progress"

September 14, 2017

Economic ministers from the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) countries pledged to ramp up their negotiating efforts on an extensive regional free trade deal, following a meeting i... READ MORE


The art of the free trade agreement

June 7, 2017

During their recent meeting in Germany, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and German Chancellor Angela Merkel agreed on the need to resume India-European Union (EU) free trade agreement (FTA) talks. These... READ MORE


Indian, German Leaders Renew Push for Deeper EU-India Trade Ties

June 1, 2017

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and German Chancellor Angela Merkel met in Berlin this week, calling for renewed efforts towards boosting trade ties between New Delhi and the European Union. &l... READ MORE


Asia-Pacific Roundup: Japan, ASEAN Meeting, Australia-India FTA Update

April 13, 2017

The past week has seen various meetings on advancing regional integration projects in the Asia-Pacific, including a new round of talks between China, South Korea, and Japan on a trilateral trade de... READ MORE


Peru Free Trade Agreement could help India diversify in LatAm region

February 8, 2017

A proposed comprehensive free trade agreement (FTA) between India and Peru covering goods, services and investments may not only raise India’s export volumes to the western South American nation but a... READ MORE


Vietnam Pivots Away from US-Led Trade Zone as Trump Preps for Office

December 12, 2016

Vietnamese officials once excited by joining the U.S.-led Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP), a sweeping Pacific Rim trade zone, are looking instead to other deals that would stimulate their export-depen... READ MORE


EU-India could explore "less ambitious" FTA says top member of European Parliament

May 5, 2016

With the India-EU FTA negotiations deadlocked, a top European Parliament member has said the two sides could explore the option of a "less ambitious" trade pact and indicated that there could be a sep... READ MORE


Conclusion of India-EU talks possible this year: Nirmala Sitharam

April 5, 2016

Government sees a "possibility" of conclusion of free trade pacts with EU as well as EFTA, the four-member grouping that includes Switzerland, this year, Commerce Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said toda... READ MORE


Australia shows flexibility in services in proposed free trade agreement with India

April 3, 2016

Australia has offered to be flexible in the area of services and customs procedures to get an early agreement on the proposed bilateral free trade pact with India. “Canberra has agreed to accommodate... READ MORE


Many Issues Stand in the Way of India, the EU Agreeing on a Free Trade Deal in Brussels

March 30, 2016

International trade and foreign investment have come to occupy pivotal roles in international relations today. For India and the EU, this holds true too. Thus, what is likely to dominate the 13th Indi... READ MORE


India likely to review FTAs after WTO's facilitation pact kicks in

February 23, 2016

India may take a re-look at its free trade agreements once the World Trade Organization's trade facilitation agreement (TFA) comes into force. The move follows a meeting chaired by Prime Minister Nare... READ MORE


India-UAE to ink 16 packs; investment, oil and IT top agenda

February 8, 2016

United Arab Emirates leader and Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan is set to arrive in India on Wednesday along with seven ministers on a visit that is expected to witness the sign... READ MORE


India, Australia miss free trade pact deadline

January 21, 2016

Despite missing the deadline set by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Australia’s then-Prime Minister Tony Abbott for December 31, 2015, negotiators are still hopeful that the India-Australia free trad... READ MORE


FTA Between India and EU Will Benefit Both Sides: Germany

January 14, 2016

The proposed free trade agreement (FTA) between India and the European Union (EU) will benefit both sides and create jobs, trade opportunities as well as facilitate investments, a senior German offici... READ MORE


India, US Need Each Other Economically: Richard Verma

December 12, 2015

India and the US need each other economically and the two countries should help power global economic growth and create economic opportunities and jobs, American Ambassador to India Richard Verma said... READ MORE


India’s fight for farmers, food security at WTO gets UN experts’ backing

December 12, 2015

Days ahead of the coming Nairobi meet of the World Trade Organisation (WTO) for negotiations on a deal to liberalise global trade, United Nations (UN) human rights experts have backed the developing c... READ MORE


National convention against higher education offer to WTO-GATS

December 5, 2015

The All India Students' Association is organising a national convention on higher education on December 8 and 9. The convention — leading up to the World Trade Organisation meeting in Nairobi, Kenya —... READ MORE


India-Pakistan: The Curious Case of the MFN Status

February 14, 2015

For many years, Pakistan has been struggling with the idea of granting MFN status to India. In 2011, at least, it seemed that dialogue between the two countries was delivering some progress. MFN statu... READ MORE