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Govt taking a relook at free trade agreements: Nirmala

Govt taking a relook at free trade agreements: Nirmala

 Government is reviewing FTAs that India has signed with trading partners after the industry voiced concerns about benefits of these pacts for domestic players.

Hope to start FTA talks with Eurasian Union soon: Nirmala  Sitharaman

Hope to start FTA talks with Eurasian Union soon: Nirmala Sitharaman

India is hoping to soon begin formal negotiations for a free trade agreement with the Eurasian Economic Union with a view to enhance commerce and investment between the two regions.

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Fresh trouble for Lalit Modi: Former IPL commissioner, wife named in tax probe by Swiss govt

Fresh trouble for Lalit Modi: Former IPL commissioner, wife named in tax probe by Swiss govt

Email and SMS queries to former IPL commissioner about the notifications elicited no response.

India keen to re-engage with EU on stalled FTA talks: Nirmala Sitharaman

India keen to re-engage with EU on stalled FTA talks: Nirmala Sitharaman

Days after Prime Minister Narendra Modi's meeting with EU leaders in Belgium, India today said it is keen to sign the free trade pact with the 28-nation bloc at the earliest and will soon approach the authority for a meeting of chief negotiators

India-EU FTA talks fail to make headway, bottlenecks still remain

India-EU FTA talks fail to make headway, bottlenecks still remain

During the 13th India-EU Summit, held after a gap of four years and attended by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and EU leaders, both the sides, however, welcomed the re-engagement of discussions for furthering the proposed pact.

India, Belgium pitch for resumption of FTA talks

India, Belgium pitch for resumption of FTA talks

India and Belgium Tuesday pitched for resumption of the long stalled negotiations on the proposed India-EU free trade agreement (FTA) on "mutually agreed terms" as Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his counterpart Charles Michel resolved to strengthen their bilateral ties.

India, Australia may conclude trade pact within 2 months

Expecting to conclude a free trade agreement (FTA) with India within two months, a high level Australian delegation will visit New Delhi next week to iron out the pending issues.

 Next round of RCEP negotiations in April in Australia

Next round of RCEP negotiations in April in Australia

Besides liberalisation of the services sector, the other issues, which may come up in the talks include matters related to goods tariffs.

SIAM says no to import duty cut in EU FTA; Volkswagen in favour

SIAM says no to import duty cut in EU FTA; Volkswagen in favour

With steps being taken up to resume India-EU FTA talks, automobile industry body SIAM Tuesday asked the government not to give in to the 28-nation bloc's demand to reduce import duties on fully-imported cars, even as German car maker Volkswagen came out in favour of such a cut.

Black money: Swiss to publish first list of dormant assets in December

Black money: Swiss to publish first list of dormant assets in December

Having started making public the names of Indians and other foreigners with bank accounts that are under scanner, Switzerland will now publish in December a list of accounts that have remained unclaimed for 60 years.

Crucial for India to become part of RCEP: Comm Secy

There are three important multilateral free trade agreements on the anvil and it's important for India to become part of RCEP with a view to stepping up its share of global trade and investment, a top government official said.

India, Australia walk the talk, bridge gap on FTA issues

India and Australia are moving towards concluding negotiations for a proposed free trade agreement (FTA) by the end of this year, with both sides narrowing their differences on major issues.

Trade Ministers of 16 countries to meet in July to clinch RCEP

The 16 economies account for over a quarter of the world economy. RCEP negotiations were launched in Phnom Penh in November 2012.

Indian MPs to discuss FTA, security in Australia, New Zealand

A delegation of Indian lawmakers led by Minister of State for Skill Development Rajeev Pratap Rudy is on a 10-day visit to Australia and New Zealand where various bilateral issues including business and security would be discussed.

Sitharaman-EU trade commissioner meeting next week on FTA

Commerce Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will meet her EU counterpart Cecila Malmstrom next week to take stock of the proposed FTA at political level, European Union envoy Joao Cravinho has said while identifying cars and services among others as issues that need attention.

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Amul MD cautions government about dumping of dairy products

The Gujarat Co-operative Milk Marketing Federation (GCMMF), which markets its products under the Amul brand, has requested the government not to allow other countries to dump their dairy products in India under the Free Trade Agreement (FTA).

India, Japan vow to conclude FTA talks by 2015-end

India and Japan Thursday pledged to fast-track negotiations for the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP), a mega free trade deal, and wrap it up by the end of 2015.

Right time for talks on India-EU free trade pact: Commerce Secretary

Besides demanding significant duty cuts for exporting automobiles to India, EU wants tax reduction in wines/spirits and dairy products as well as a strong intellectual property regime (IPR) in the country.