Jul 14, 2021 10:29 AM IST
Fines against Google, particularly imposed by the European Union, have been piling up in recent years for abusing its dominant position, anti-competition practices and more. Many of these cases remain under appeal
- Jul 12, 2021 02:26 PM IST
The enthusiasm of both sides to negotiate lower import duties, market access and custom rules may get a rude reminder on the issue of investment protection, which remains unsolved. Europe's earlier demand of first signing an investment pact offering legal protection to its companies in India, may play spoilsport
- Jul 01, 2021 09:30 AM IST
The EU document -- essentially a QR code made available in digital form on smartphones or hard copy -- shows whether the bearer is vaccinated with one of the EU's approved jabs (from BioNTech/Pfizer, AstraZeneca, Moderna or Johnson & Johnson), has recovered from an infection, or has a recent negative Covid test.
- Jun 28, 2021 11:21 AM IST
The European Union has not recognised the AstraZeneca vaccine, produced by SII and branded as Covishield, in its 'Green Pass' list for post-vaccination travel to and from the bloc.
- Jun 26, 2021 08:19 AM IST
In a statement Friday, the EU drug regulator said the new site in Anagni, Italy, will finish manufacturing of the J&J vaccine, which was licensed for use in adults across Europe in March.
- Jun 09, 2021 06:17 PM IST
Developed nations like the EU, Australia and Singapore had initially refused to discuss India's revised proposal. The latest decision open the door for larger, more in-depth text based negotiation between all members. Next meeting on 17 June as India pushes for late-July deadline.
- Jun 08, 2021 09:31 PM IST
Quoting experts, the council said issues like movement of professionals, duty cut on goods such as alcoholic beverages, automobiles and dairy products may see tough negotiations.
- Jun 02, 2021 12:59 PM IST
India’s updated proposal on the global IPR waiver has the support of 62 nations and aims to end the pandemic quickly, but it has been opposed by the European Union, the UK and Australia. It will be next discussed on June 8-9 by the TRIPS council of the WTO.
- May 20, 2021 02:24 PM IST
New Delhi is working with South Africa and other nations to quickly submit by month-end a new, updated draft on its proposal to temporarily suspend parts of the global intellectual property rights agreement. But before it can save lives, the waiver proposal needs to see detailed text-based discussions at the earliest, making it tight deadline
- May 19, 2021 03:48 PM IST
Meeting in Brussels, diplomats also agreed to increase the level of new cases a country can hit before being declared unsafe -- a measure that would open up travel into the EU from more places.
- May 10, 2021 02:53 PM IST
The EU wants significantly lower customs duties on various European goods, while India is seeking the status of a data-secure nation that will open up huge business opportunities in outsourcing.
- May 07, 2021 05:16 PM IST
The first ever India-EU leaders meeting on May 8 is set to discuss a long list of crucial issues, including discussions on the IPR waiver for vaccine makers, a global health partnership and a connectivity pact
- May 07, 2021 03:01 PM IST
The US has backed India's proposal to temporarily suspend key clauses of a global intellectual property rights rule to boost vaccine availability. But having introduced it seven months ago, and systematically securing the support from 120 middle- and lower-income nations, New Delhi is now content to let Washington convince the European Union, United Kingdom, Japan, and China.
- Mar 23, 2021 08:20 AM IST
Beijing hit back immediately with punitive measures against the EU that appeared to be broader, including European lawmakers, diplomats, institutes and families, and banning their businesses from trading with China.
- Jan 21, 2021 09:54 AM IST
India’s bilateral trade and investment agreement (BTIA) with the bloc was suspended in 2013.
- Dec 19, 2020 08:15 AM IST
Until now, the deadlines have seemed notional and the extensions endless, but New Year’s Eve is when the Brexit transition period ends. Talks could go well beyond that day.
- Nov 24, 2020 06:15 PM IST
A number of countries expressed their concerns about the uncertainty over an EU-UK trade deal at the recent market access committee meeting at the WTO. The Brexit transition deadline is December 31.
- Sep 15, 2020 03:23 PM IST
Czech Republic, Denmark, Germany, Ireland, Italy and Latvia have begun testing the new links between their tracing app servers
- Jun 18, 2020 06:13 PM IST
JSW Vallabh Tinplate Pvt Ltd and The Tinplate Company of India Ltd have filed the application for imposition of the anti-dumping duty on imports of coated/plated tin mill flat-rolled steel products.
- Jun 11, 2020 06:02 PM IST
This is the first time that the bloc has criticised China and named the country publicly as a source of disinformation
- Jun 10, 2020 12:55 PM IST
The number of asylum applications declined to 8,730 during April, an 86% drop from 61,421 in February, according to figures obtained by Reuters from the European Asylum Support Office (EASO). The EU had shut its external borders in March and many of its 27 member states suspended registration of applications.
- Feb 05, 2020 12:15 PM IST
UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres, however, noted that awareness of the risks is growing and in "some good news", announcements of climate action by governments and the private sector are gathering steam.
- Feb 05, 2020 08:11 AM IST
On Monday sterling took a pummelling after Prime Minister Boris Johnson set tough terms for the trade talks. Some of the forecasts in the Reuters poll were gathered before Johnson's speech.
- Jan 30, 2020 07:31 AM IST
Britain will leave the club it joined in 1973 at midnight Brussels time (2300 GMT) on January 31, when British flags will be removed from EU offices and the EU flag lowered on the British premises there
- Jan 28, 2020 08:03 AM IST
The speaker's letter to Sassoli comes after close to 600 lawmakers in the 751-member European Parliament moved six resolutions against the CAA, saying the enactment of the law marked a dangerous shift in India's citizenship regime.