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  • The EU may finally be ready for an independent investment deal with India Oct 20, 2021 03:44 PM IST

    The EU may finally be ready for an independent investment deal with India

    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.

  • Aggressive marketing, timely roll out of FTAs to help exports touch $500 billion in FY22: Exporters Oct 10, 2021 03:56 PM IST

    Aggressive marketing, timely roll out of FTAs to help exports touch $500 billion in FY22: Exporters

    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.

  • FTA talks with UAE, Australia going full steam ahead: Piyush Goyal Oct 10, 2021 07:34 AM IST

    FTA talks with UAE, Australia going full steam ahead: Piyush Goyal

    Last month, India and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) formally launched negotiations on the pact, officially dubbed as Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (CEPA).

  • Want trade deal to be win-win for both nations, says Australian minister Dan Tehan Oct 01, 2021 08:05 PM IST

    Want trade deal to be win-win for both nations, says Australian minister Dan Tehan

    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.

  • Early harvest trade deal with Australia by Christmas, full FTA by 2022 Sep 30, 2021 07:11 PM IST

    Early harvest trade deal with Australia by Christmas, full FTA by 2022

    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.

  • India aims to launch FTA negotiations with UK by November 1 Sep 14, 2021 04:16 PM IST

    India aims to launch FTA negotiations with UK by November 1

    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.

  • EXCLUSIVE | Australian ministers to discuss trade deal hurdles during India visit Sep 09, 2021 01:27 PM IST

    EXCLUSIVE | Australian ministers to discuss trade deal hurdles during India visit

    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

  • India to sign early harvest trade deal with Australia by December 2021 Aug 27, 2021 06:24 PM IST

    India to sign early harvest trade deal with Australia by December 2021

    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.

  • Centre hopeful of beginning FTA talks with EU in coming weeks Jul 12, 2021 02:26 PM IST

    Centre hopeful of beginning FTA talks with EU in coming weeks

    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

  • Interview | Australia eyes big boost in business with India - senior trade official Catherine Gallagher Jun 07, 2021 12:00 PM IST

    Interview | Australia eyes big boost in business with India - senior trade official Catherine Gallagher

    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.

  • Trade talks with EU and UK on; formal negotiations to begin in next few months: Commerce Secretary Jun 03, 2021 08:59 PM IST

    Trade talks with EU and UK on; formal negotiations to begin in next few months: Commerce Secretary

    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.

  • UK launches 14-week public consultation on proposed trade deal with India May 25, 2021 05:28 PM IST

    UK launches 14-week public consultation on proposed trade deal with India

    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.

  • India likely to offer EU lower duties on wines, automobiles, seek data-secure nation status May 10, 2021 02:53 PM IST

    India likely to offer EU lower duties on wines, automobiles, seek data-secure nation status

    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.

  • Modi-EU leaders’ summit will talk vaccine supply, FTA talks and climate change May 07, 2021 05:16 PM IST

    Modi-EU leaders’ summit will talk vaccine supply, FTA talks and climate change

    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

  • Modi-Johnson meet: India, UK decide to wrap up key talks for Free Trade Agreement by year-end May 04, 2021 07:51 PM IST

    Modi-Johnson meet: India, UK decide to wrap up key talks for Free Trade Agreement by year-end

    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.

  • Interview | British firms feel 'Aatmanirbhar Bharat' provides more investment opportunities: UKIBC Chief Mar 12, 2021 02:12 PM IST

    Interview | British firms feel 'Aatmanirbhar Bharat' provides more investment opportunities: UKIBC Chief

    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

  • How India can increase its exports to RCEP countries Jan 25, 2021 03:40 PM IST

    How India can increase its exports to RCEP countries

    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

  • How the government can help sustain the growth in home textile exports Dec 23, 2020 09:26 AM IST

    How the government can help sustain the growth in home textile exports

    Stay-at-home consumers are driving demand for home textiles. Indian exporters are seeing strong sales and market share gains

  • Govt looking at import of scotch whisky from UK in larger measure: Piyush Goyal Sep 15, 2020 09:57 PM IST

    Govt looking at import of scotch whisky from UK in larger measure: Piyush Goyal

    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.

  • India, ASEAN trade ministers call for starting discussions to determine FTA review scope Aug 31, 2020 12:07 PM IST

    India, ASEAN trade ministers call for starting discussions to determine FTA review scope

    The issue was discussed during the 17th ASEAN-India Economic Ministers Consultations meet held virtually on August 29

  • India-EU Summit | COVID-19 and China likely to dominate talks Jul 13, 2020 09:35 AM IST

    India-EU Summit | COVID-19 and China likely to dominate talks

    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

  • Trump's India visit: No trade deal but a commitment to FTA likely Feb 23, 2020 08:53 AM IST

    Trump's India visit: No trade deal but a commitment to FTA likely

    India and the US could sign a deal worth $2.6 billion for 24 MH60 Rome multi-mission helicopters for the navy

  • India not negotiating comprehensive FTA with US currently: Piyush Goyal Feb 07, 2020 03:50 PM IST

    India not negotiating comprehensive FTA with US currently: Piyush Goyal

    Both the countries are negotiating a trade package kind of a thing with a view to resolve trade irritants and push two-way commerce.

  • CAA Debate | India needs to expand its engagement with European parliament Feb 03, 2020 12:15 PM IST

    CAA Debate | India needs to expand its engagement with European parliament

    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.

  • Trade | Implications of the US-China trade deal on India Jan 22, 2020 09:21 AM IST

    Trade | Implications of the US-China trade deal on India

    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.

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