Oct 20, 2021 03:44 PM IST
Until now, the EU had insisted that a bilateral investment pact with India would only be discussed in tandem with a proposed free trade agreement, a rider that had complicated the negotiating process for both treaties.
- Oct 10, 2021 03:56 PM IST
Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal in a meeting with export promotion councils stated that the country's exports are growing at a healthy rate and now exporters can aim for USD 450-500 billion of outbound shipments during the next fiscal year.
- Oct 10, 2021 07:34 AM IST
Last month, India and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) formally launched negotiations on the pact, officially dubbed as Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (CEPA).
- Oct 01, 2021 08:05 PM IST
Tehan said that while being part of the Quad grouping has brought the two-nations closer, the latest discussions are being guided by bilateral ambitions and not relations with China.
- Sep 30, 2021 07:11 PM IST
First list of offers to be exchanged by October and continuous negotiations by dedicated teams to ensure Christmas deadline, Australian Trade Minister Dan Tehan said.
- Sep 14, 2021 04:16 PM IST
The two sides have set March, 2022 as deadline for finalizing an Interim Agreement with a more comprehensive agreement set for a later date.
The Interim deal will involve early concessions on certain key high-priority products and services with regards to duty tariffs and market access, the Commerce Department has clarified.
- Sep 09, 2021 01:27 PM IST
India had recently announced that a trade deal with Australia would be signed by 2021-end. But sources say the existing differences continue to plague the discussions
- Aug 27, 2021 06:24 PM IST
India had begun talks on the Comrpehensive Economic Partnership Cooperation Agreement with Austrlia back in 2011. But talks had stalled over multiple issues. The latest discussions began after New Delhi dialled Canberra again in 2019.
- 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
- Jun 07, 2021 12:00 PM IST
Under its 'India Economic Strategy to 2035’s, Australia aims to significantly expand business with India in diverse sectors such as food and grains, core minerals, and high tech equipment, Australia's senior most trade and investment commissioner in New Delhi told Moneycontrol. Raising the country's awareness of major reforms in India and the progress in ease of doing business remains the main focus right now, she said.
- Jun 03, 2021 08:59 PM IST
Talks on the proposed Free Trade Agreements with both UK and the EU are progressing at an 'expedited pace', Commerce Secretary Anup Wadhawan has said.
- May 25, 2021 05:28 PM IST
The UK government began seeking the views of businesses and civil society from 25 May onwards on the proposed trade pact between Britain and India, that is keenly being pushed by both governments. The Boris Johnson-led government has publicized the deal as an opportunity to gain access to India's 1.4 billion people strong market.
- 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 04, 2021 07:51 PM IST
India has agreed to remove barriers to trade, a key British complaint, and has said that a balanced and beneficial market access package will be created. The proposed FTA is a key part of the Enhanced Trade Partnership launched by both nations to galvanise business ties and investment flows.
- Mar 12, 2021 02:12 PM IST
While they may not completely move supply chains from China, 77% of British companies surveyed by UKIBC feel they can invest more in India to augment their Chinese facilities
- Jan 25, 2021 03:40 PM IST
It’s not the trade barriers which are holding up our exports, but our poor understanding of dynamic global trends and little investment in market research and product development
- Dec 23, 2020 09:26 AM IST
Stay-at-home consumers are driving demand for home textiles. Indian exporters are seeing strong sales and market share gains
- Sep 15, 2020 09:57 PM IST
Piyush Goyal also urged the UK to pick up 40-50 items and look at an early harvest deal with India, which will be WTO compliant.
- 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
- Jul 13, 2020 09:35 AM IST
The rift with the US, Chinese assertiveness, tensions with Russia and Brexit have pushed the EU to look for reliable partners — India, despite its limitations, can use its geopolitical and economic strengths to further develop ties
- Feb 23, 2020 08:53 AM IST
India and the US could sign a deal worth $2.6 billion for 24 MH60 Rome multi-mission helicopters for the navy
- Feb 07, 2020 03:50 PM IST
Both the countries are negotiating a trade package kind of a thing with a view to resolve trade irritants and push two-way commerce.
- Feb 03, 2020 12:15 PM IST
The government earlier brought a few selected Right-wing MEPs to Kashmir and tried to project their opinion as the EU position. This could also be one reason why so many political groups in the EU parliament have reacted strongly against the CAA.
- Jan 22, 2020 09:21 AM IST
The deal is another blow to already weakening multilateral trading system under the WTO. With bilateral quid-pro-quo deals, US President Donald Trump is sinking the WTO dispute settlement mechanism further. These trends should be worrying for New Delhi.