Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and US President Barack Obama met here today and declared their intention to push the Indo-US cooperation both at bilateral and at multilateral forums.
On the pristine equatorial shores of the Maldives, an archipelago best known for luxurious resort hideaways swathed in coral reefs and cerulean seas, India and China's regional cold war is warming up.
Japanese consumer durables firm Hitachi today announced the opening of its first research and development (R&D) centre in India as part of efforts to develop products based on local needs.
Expressing concern over a large number of free trade agreements signed by India, industry body Ficci today said it would make the country's manufacturing sector "uncompetitive".
ASEAN economy has proven itself to be resilient, but there are lingering challenges and risks, including the sovereign debt crisis and fiscal problems in some developed markets, rising food and commodity prices, and continued financial market stresses.
Trade ministers of India and 10-nation ASEAN today asked their negotiating officials to "step up efforts" and show greater flexibility for early conclusion of the free trade pact in services and investments.
Southeast Asia needs to push ahead with a regional free trade bloc and policies to cope with global financial crises, Indonesia's government said on Wednesday.
Homegrown auto major Tata Motors today said it is looking to set up assembly operations for its small car Nano in overseas locations, including ASEAN region and Latin America.
Bilateral trade between Indonesia and India has reached USD 13 billion mark in June this year making the country the third largest trading partner of India in ASEAN region.
Bilateral trade between India and Indonesia will touch USD 25 billion by 2015, the Indonesian Ambassador to India Ani M Ghalib said today.
India is in the process of signing a Free-Trade Agreement (FTA) with New Zealand to boost bilateral trade between the nations. Speaking to CNBC-TV18 in an exclusive, John Key, Prime Minister of New Zealand said that they are targeting bilateral trade of USD 3 billion by 2014.
The four main stock exchanges in the Association of South East Asia Nations (ASEAN) is expected to go live by the end of the first quarter of 2012.
ASEAN open to giving Myanmar chairmanship in 2014
The crisis in the Middle East North Africa (MENA) region continues to be irksome and worrying, according to Rahul Chadha of Mirae Asset Management. In an interview on CNBC-TV18 he talks about the market and what his reading is.
Leif Eskesen, Chief Economist - India and ASEAN at HSBC’s answer is - yes. He sees a gradual policy tightening by the apex bank due to mounting inflation concerns. “Inflation is likely to be well above the RBI’s comfort zone. We expect another 75 bps rate hike this year,” he says.
Asian markets seem to be in a bit of a tizzy this morning after the big second day 6% fall in Japan. Adrian Mowat, Chief Asian and Emerging Equity Strategist at JP Morgan told CNBC-TV18 that the events coming out of Japan will lead the Asian market sell-off.
On CNBC-TV18's special pre-budget series, What the World Wants, some of the big global market analysts and thinkers talk about the level of expectations going into the budget exercise.
Indo-Japan Free Trade Agreement (FTA) is likely to be implemented from April this year, according to the Commerce Secretary Rahul Khullar.
Malaysia and India signed a free trade agreement on Friday to help strengthen economic ties and double bilateral trade to USD 15 billion by 2015.