RCEP

PM Narendra Modi opted out of RCEP keeping in mind economic interests of country: Rajnath Singh in Arunachal Pradesh

 “You must have seen that during the ASEAN summit in Bangkok recently, our PM took a very important decision that India will not be a part of RCEP… Farmers, labourers, factories and industries would have got affected had India joined the RCEP. This is a big decision,” he said in Arunachal Pradesh.

Nov 15, 2019, 18:54 PM IST

Desshit: UPA-2 Congress wanted to join RCEP: Zee News Exclusive

India on Monday decided against joining the 16-nation Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) mega-trade agreement, saying the present form of the deal "does not address satisfactorily India`s outstanding issues and concerns". Prime Minister Narendra Modi, addressing the RCEP summit here, outlined India`s concerns and said, "It is not possible for India to join the RCEP Agreement". Zee News has accessed a document proving that Congress UPA-2 wanted to Join RCEP.

Nov 06, 2019, 20:54 PM IST

DNA: Non Stop News, 05 November 2019

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Nov 05, 2019, 22:22 PM IST

Amul lauds PM Narendra Modi for pulling out of RCEP agreement, says move will help milk producers

Amul said that it had held several meetings with officials of the Commerce Ministry to sensitise PM-Modi led government at the Centre about the likely consequence of India signing the RCEP trade agreement.

Nov 05, 2019, 08:10 AM IST

Home Minister Amit Shah hails PM Narendra Modi for not signing RCEP trade agreement

PM Narendra Modi, who attended the RCEP summit in Bangkok on Monday, said that India cannot sign the RCEP agreement because new Delhi cannot compromise on core interests of the nation.

Nov 05, 2019, 06:27 AM IST

Reasons behind India's decision to not join RCEP trade agreement: Explainer

Sources said the Prime Minister made it clear that there will be no compromise on the country`s core interests. They said the RCEP agreement does not reflect its original intent and the outcome is not fair or balanced. 

Nov 04, 2019, 23:25 PM IST

DNA: Non Stop News, 04 November 2019

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Nov 04, 2019, 22:16 PM IST

India not to join RCEP trade agreement, says 'no compromise on core interests'

RCEP is a proposed free trade agreement among 10 ASEAN countries--Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, Singapore, Thailand, the Philippines, Laos and Vietnam and their six free trade agreement (FTA) partners China, Japan, India, South Korea, Australia and New Zealand.

Nov 04, 2019, 18:51 PM IST

Rahul Gandhi flays Modi government's "Make in India", says it has become "buy from China"

After Congress interim president Sonia Gandhi's criticism of the Central government over the proposed Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) deal, Rahul Gandhi on Friday (November 4) took a dig at the Modi government's "Make in India" programme and said it has become “Buy from China”.

Nov 04, 2019, 16:50 PM IST

PM Modi's address to ASEAN countries in India-ASEAN summit

PM Modi's address to ASEAN countries in India-ASEAN summit. Let's listen in...

Nov 03, 2019, 12:16 PM IST

Where was Sonia Gandhi when UPA started RCEP free trade talks, asks Union Minister Piyush Goyal

Union Minister Piyush Goyal took a dig at Sonia Gandhi after she claimed that Prime Minister Narendra Modi's decision to sign RCEP will result in "untold hardship" for farmers, shopkeepers and small enterprises.

Nov 03, 2019, 08:01 AM IST

DNA: Non Stop News, 2nd November 2019

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Nov 02, 2019, 21:36 PM IST

Lord Rama's 'maryada' and Lord Buddha's 'karuna' are both parts of our shared heritage: PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday addressed the Indian diaspora in the capital city of Thailand, Bangkok. Prime Minister was welcomed at Marriott Marquis Hotel by members of the Indian community in Bangkok on November 02. He is on 3-day visit to Thailand.

The prime minister said that he didn't feel as if he is in a foreign land. "The ambience, the attire, everything here makes me feel at home," PM Modi said. 

Nov 02, 2019, 21:10 PM IST

PM Modi addresses Indian diaspora in Bangkok during ‘Sawasdee PM Modi’ event

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday addressed the Indian diaspora in the capital city of Thailand, Bangkok. Prime Minister was welcomed at Marriott Marquis Hotel by members of the Indian community in Bangkok on November 02. He is on 3-day visit to Thailand.

The prime minister said that he didn't feel as if he is in a foreign land. "The ambience, the attire, everything here makes me feel at home," PM Modi said. 

Nov 02, 2019, 20:36 PM IST

PM Modi to visit Singapore, attend ASEAN and East Asia Summit on November 14-15

PM Modi is also expected to meet US Vice President Mike Pence on the sidelines of the summits in Singapore on November 14.

Nov 13, 2018, 20:48 PM IST

APEC, NAFTA to OBOR: What these acronyms mean in trade diplomacy

As world leaders descend on the Vietnamese city of Danang this week for the APEC summit, the nomenclature of free trade -- NAFTA, TPP, RCEP and OBOR to name but a few -- will be in full flow.

Nov 10, 2017, 10:19 AM IST

Asia ministers in push for China-led free trade pact

It notably excludes the United States, which had been leading another regional trade pact -- the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) -- until US President Donald Trump abruptly abandoned it in January after calling it a "job killer".

May 22, 2017, 17:03 PM IST

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.

Sep 07, 2016, 17:07 PM IST

RCEP talks: India offers commitments on goods, services

India has offered its commitments on opening goods and services sectors in the RCEP negotiations while other members are still struggling to meet their obligations, a top official said on Thursday.

Apr 07, 2016, 19:14 PM IST

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.

Mar 20, 2016, 11:58 AM IST