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China slashes trade ties with North Korea; cuts gas, iron ore imports

China slashes trade ties with North Korea; cuts gas, iron ore imports

Beijing has halted its imports of coal, iron ore, seafood and other goods, implementing UN sanctions imposed on North Korea for its provocative nuclear and missile tests.

Sep 23, 2017, 18:12 PM IST
352 km Mizoram National Highway to boost ties with Myanmar; provide new trade route

352 km Mizoram National Highway to boost ties with Myanmar; provide new trade route

Myanmar, the only southeast Asian country which shares a 1,643-km-long border with India, serves as a gateway to the other 10 member-states of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN). Four northeastern states — Arunachal Pradesh (520 km), Manipur (398 km), Nagaland (215 km) and Mizoram (510 km) — have an unfenced border with Myanmar.

Aug 21, 2017, 19:07 PM IST

US sanctions are 'trade war' on Russia: Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev

Writing on his Facebook page on Wednesday, Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said the sanctions package "ends hopes for improving our relations with the new US administration".

Aug 03, 2017, 12:07 PM IST

Myanmar not setting up trading zone at India border

For the purpose of promoting trade between the two countries, a series of joint committee meetings related to bilateral trade, border trade and border-market were held.

 

Aug 03, 2017, 09:00 AM IST

Trade between Srinagar, Muzaffarabad suspended

Pakistani authorities gave no reasons for suspending the trade that takes place from Tuesday to Friday every week.

 

Jul 25, 2017, 15:24 PM IST

India, Pakistan become full members of SCO

PM Narendra Modi said energy, education, transport, agriculture, security, development and trade would be the top drivers in India`s ties with the SCO.

Jun 09, 2017, 15:35 PM IST
Macron victory is 'good news' for trade-reliant Asia: IMF

Macron victory is 'good news' for trade-reliant Asia: IMF

Emmanuel Macron's victory in the French presidential election is "good news" for trade-reliant Asia as it eases fears of rising protectionism in Europe, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) said on Tuesday.

 

May 09, 2017, 15:36 PM IST

India, Nepal to deepen cooperation in security, trade, energy

India and Nepal will further deepen cooperation in key areas like security, trade, investments and energy, the Ministry of External Affairs said on Wednesday.

Apr 20, 2017, 00:48 AM IST
Trump presses China on North Korea ahead of talks with Xi Jinping

Trump presses China on North Korea ahead of talks with Xi Jinping

U.S. President Donald Trump held out the possibility on Sunday of using trade as a lever to secure Chinese cooperation against North Korea and suggested Washington might deal with Pyongyang's nuclear and missile programs on its own if need be.

Apr 03, 2017, 09:35 AM IST

EU warns Britain against pre-Brexit trade talks

Brussels warned Britain Monday that it must must refrain from any formal negotiations for bilateral trade deals with third countries until after its divorce from the EU.

Jan 23, 2017, 19:56 PM IST
Theresa May to discuss free trade, terrorism with Donald Trump

Theresa May to discuss free trade, terrorism with Donald Trump

British Premier Theresa May on Sunday said she will discuss free trade and terrorism with Donald Trump during the US President's first meeting with a foreign leader even as she made it clear that she won't be afraid to tell him if he says or does anything "unacceptable".

Jan 22, 2017, 21:36 PM IST
Davos 2017: No one will win in a trade war, warns China's Xi Jinping

Davos 2017: No one will win in a trade war, warns China's Xi Jinping

Chinese President Xi Jinping presented himself as a champion of globalisation Tuesday, lecturing the world elite in Davos on the dangers of protectionism and the futility of trade wars.

Jan 17, 2017, 18:18 PM IST
With Donald Trump win, China looks to seize Asia free trade leadership

With Donald Trump win, China looks to seize Asia free trade leadership

China will position itself as free trade`s new champion at an Asia-Pacific summit this weekend, with the Communist government seeking to project economic leadership as a U.S.-led Pacific Rim trade pact languishes under President-elect Donald Trump.

Nov 18, 2016, 17:17 PM IST
China may use CPEC to enhance trade with India, fear Pakistani MPs

China may use CPEC to enhance trade with India, fear Pakistani MPs

Some lawmakers in Pakistan fear that the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) may be used by Beijing to enhance trade with New Delhi.

Nov 17, 2016, 13:35 PM IST
Exports up 9.59% at $23.5 bn in October; trade deficit at $10 bn

Exports up 9.59% at $23.5 bn in October; trade deficit at $10 bn

Exports continued to grow for the second month in a row, expanding by 9.59 percent to USD 23.51 billion in October on healthy growth in shipments of jewellery and engineering products.

Nov 15, 2016, 19:29 PM IST
Trade-restrictive measures by G20 economies remains high: WTO

Trade-restrictive measures by G20 economies remains high: WTO

WTO Thursday expressed concern over increase in the number of trade-restrictive measures by G20 economies amid a continuing global economic uncertainty.

Nov 10, 2016, 20:32 PM IST
PM Modi urges BRICS business to work with members to boost trade

PM Modi urges BRICS business to work with members to boost trade

Exhorting the BRICS Business Council to work with member countries for strengthening mutual trade, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said events like the first BRICS Trade Fair help to generate greater business awareness and commercial exchanges.

Oct 16, 2016, 16:12 PM IST
PM Narendra Modi hosts BRICS leaders, seeks to strengthen trade ties

PM Narendra Modi hosts BRICS leaders, seeks to strengthen trade ties

"I firmly believe that the simultaneous development of Brazil, Russia, China, South Africa and India is the best bet for global growth and development," Modi told leaders at the summit venue in Benaulim, a town in the western state of Goa.

Oct 16, 2016, 13:49 PM IST
BRICS trade with world grows 5.8%, India leading: Maersk

BRICS trade with world grows 5.8%, India leading: Maersk

The five-member BRICS bloc saw a 5.8 percent growth in containerised trade with the world in the first half of 2016 on the back of a strong showing by India, says Maersk Line, the world's largest container shipping company.

Oct 13, 2016, 22:25 PM IST
Govt makes strong pitch for Chinese investment in India, asks it to address trade imbalance

Govt makes strong pitch for Chinese investment in India, asks it to address trade imbalance

India has asked China to address the burgeoning trade imbalance while making a strong pitch for Chinese investments in its micro, small and medium enterprises (MSME) sector, specially in fields like IT, digital, mobile components and automobile ancillaries.

Oct 11, 2016, 17:45 PM IST