India, Brazil decide to explore ways to boost cooperation

Seeking to enhance ties, India and Brazil have decided to explore ways to boost cooperation in diverse areas of defence, cyber security, trade and commerce.

Canada, Ukraine announce `milestone` free trade agreement

Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper formally announced a "milestone" free trade agreement Tuesday with Ukraine, as its Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk visited Ottawa.

Sri Lanka, Pakistan aim for USD 1 billion trade volume

Sri Lanka and Pakistan expect to push their annual bilateral trade volume to USD 1 billion, up from the 2014 figure of USD 350 million, the Pakistani envoy here has said.

PM Modi's Mongolia visit more about leverage over China: Experts

Prime Minister Narendra Modi`s visit to Mongolia was aimed more at gaining some psychological leverage over China than about building trade and economic ties, according to experts.

Indian, Polish designers collaborate in craft project

 Furniture designers from India and Poland have collaborated for a project that would combine Indian craft techniques with Polish industrial production, organisers said on Monday.

Mideast powers trade blame as Yemen teeters

Regional rivals Saudi Arabia and Iran traded accusations Tuesday over the escalating conflict in Yemen, which the UN rights chief warned was on the brink of "total collapse".

Oman keen to boost trade with India to cement strategic ties

 Keen to bolster its strategic ties with India, oil-rich Oman has invited Indian industries to establish more joint ventures in sectors like finance, insurance, engineering and telecom as the "politically stable" Gulf nation sought to diversify its economy.

PDP for greater LoC trade

 There is an urgent need to implement steps for removal of bottlenecks so as to take the trade across LoC to the next level, PDP patron Mufti Mohammad Sayeed said here on Thursday.

India, Pakistan suspend trade on Kashmir border: Officials

India and Pakistan have suspended trade across their de facto border in the disputed territory of Kashmir after Indian authorities detained a truck driver accused of drug trafficking, Pakistan officials said Sunday.

Pakistani driver nabbed for carrying narcotics, trade across LoC suspended

Police have arrested a Pakistani truck driver along with two of his local contacts from Uri district of Jammu and Kashmir for carrying narcotics, resulting in suspension of trade across the Line of Control (LoC).

India wants China to open its market to Indian firms

 Amid concerns over the widening trade deficit, India today hoped that China will open up its market to Indian companies and promised to make it easier for Chinese firms to do business in India.

US President Obama announces USD 4 billion investments, loans to India

US President Barack Obama on Monday announced investments and loans worth USD 4 billion by American agencies as part of measures to bolster trade with India.

Defence, energy, trade to top agenda of Obama's India visit

US President Barack Obama arrives in India Sunday on a three-day state visit, which besides the symbolism of his being the first American president to be chief guest at the Republic Day parade is also likely to see "substantive outcomes" from talks with Prime Minister Narendra Modi on several issues, including defence, energy and trade.

Trade in tiger parts rising in China, India a key source

 Trade in parts of tiger and other wild cats, which is prohibited internationally, has grown significantly in China and most of the items are sourced from India and the "gateway" Myanmar, according to a study.

India ranked 3rd on global black money list; USD 440bn moved out in 10 years
India ranked 3rd on global black money list; USD 440bn moved out in 10 years

As India continues its pursuit of suspected black money stashed abroad, an international think-tank has ranked the country third globally with an estimated USD 94.76 billion (nearly Rs 6 lakh crore) illicit wealth outflows in 2012.