Sep 17, 2021 01:27 PM IST
Apart from securing the support of ASEAN nations for the global intellectual property waiver for COVID vaccines, the move is also aimed at pulling closer the traditional partners in the bloc, who have become close to China, sources say
- Jun 12, 2021 08:34 AM IST
'Family Man'-style foreign policy is seductive, but flawed; displays of power, appealing as they are to patriotic audiences, usually serve no clear strategic ends.
- May 05, 2021 02:58 PM IST
Jaishankar arrived in London on Monday for a four-day visit at the invitation of UK Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab to join the G7 Foreign and Development Ministers Meeting as one of the guest ministers.
- Nov 17, 2020 08:12 AM IST
It is understandable that India at the current juncture will not want to be part of a trade grouping whose natural leader is China. But in order to partake of the gains from trade, it can nter into bilateral trade pacts
- Nov 15, 2020 05:57 PM IST
India pulled out the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership, or RCEP, last year over concerns about cheap Chinese goods entering the country
- Sep 04, 2020 05:22 PM IST
Currently, Japanese companies see their supply chains rely heavily on China, as a result of which Japan faced troubles during the coronavirus pandemic and the subsequent shutdown in China
- Aug 31, 2020 12:07 PM IST
The issue was discussed during the 17th ASEAN-India Economic Ministers Consultations meet held virtually on August 29
- Jun 27, 2020 06:45 PM IST
The leaders of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations took the position in a statement issued by Vietnam on Saturday on behalf of the 10-nation bloc.
- Jun 05, 2020 11:58 AM IST
Standing up for Hong Kong is in India's interest — both economically and diplomatically
- Feb 20, 2020 09:25 AM IST
Wang Yi will hold talks with counterparts from the 10 Southeast Asian (ASEAN) countries in Vientiane in a hastily-convened meeting over the health scare.
- Jan 24, 2020 09:50 AM IST
India should not ignore the opportunity of attracting global value chains that RCEP can offer
- Dec 27, 2019 04:09 PM IST
In 2020, the government must examine why domestic enterprises are hesitant to stand up to the global high trade
- Dec 14, 2019 08:40 AM IST
ASEAN and India economies should continue to uphold an open and inclusive strategic outlook, Indonesian Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi said
- Dec 11, 2019 10:45 AM IST
Among the FTAs which have affected Indian domestic industry adversely, the India-Korea CEPA, signed in 2009, has been significant. India had a trade deficit with South Korea of around $4.5 billion in 2009, and increased to $11.5 billion in 2018.
- Nov 27, 2019 03:55 PM IST
"India has sought review of its existing trade agreements with both ASEAN and Japan," he said in a written reply to the Lok Sabha.
- Nov 08, 2019 11:32 AM IST
India needs to do a more convincing job as a beneficial strategic partner of ASEAN by boosting its domestic economic reforms agenda, enhancing regional connectivity, and increasing its presence in regional institutions. ASEAN too should be more specific in its expectations from New Delhi.
- Nov 05, 2019 09:19 AM IST
This is the moment to disclose not just the outstanding issues pending resolution but also our negotiating positions on every one of the twenty RCEP chapters.
- Nov 04, 2019 08:25 PM IST
Trump's absence from the meetings left plenty of room for China and other regional powers to raise their own profiles.
- Nov 04, 2019 11:18 AM IST
The possible delay in firming up the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) during the 3-day ASEAN summit in Bangkok has been attributed to India's "new demands" on market access, and tariff related issues.
- Nov 04, 2019 10:55 AM IST
Ties between Seoul and Tokyo -- both of them US allies facing the twin challenges of nuclear-armed North Korea and an increasingly assertive China -- are at rock-bottom over a dispute related to Japan's use of forced labour during World War II, with the countries trading retaliatory sanctions.
- Nov 04, 2019 10:35 AM IST
Robert O'Brien, the national security adviser Trump sent in his stead, included the invitation in a letter from Trump that he read at a U.S.-ASEAN meeting on Monday on the sidelines of the summit of the 10-nation Association of Southeast Asian Nations on the outskirts of Thailand's capital.
- Sep 18, 2019 12:47 PM IST
Under ‘rules of origin’ clause, ‘region’ will get access to Indian markets regardless of which RCEP country exports to India
- Sep 17, 2019 11:26 AM IST
It is uncertain as to how Indian negotiators will draw the line to tackle an inevitable surge in Chinese imports through RCEP countries
- Aug 08, 2019 01:09 PM IST
India’s silence on developments in the South China Sea is highly unlikely to win it a lasting friendship with China but has the potential to do it some lasting damage.
- Jul 09, 2019 07:48 PM IST
The minister also said that market access issues with China for Indian goods have been particularly problematic