Amiti Sen

  • US, EU cite safety issue in defence of piracy law

    US, EU cite safety issue in defence of piracy law

    A group of developed nations led by the US and the EU has initiated discussions at the World Trade Organisation (WTO) on legitimacy of their proposed anti-counterfeit agreement.

    Regular review of exports to be carried out

    Regular review of exports to be carried out

    The government will carry out regular reviews of five key export sectors to measure the impact of global developments, such as the recent debt crisis in Greece, on their performance.

    China, Equador stand by India at WTO

    China, Equador stand by India at WTO

    China and Equador have come out in support of India in its fight against the European Union at the World Trade Organization (WTO) for ‘wrongful’ seizure of its generic or off-patent drugs in transit to third countries.

    Govt likely to allow export of sugar to EU

    Govt likely to allow export of sugar to EU

    The government may allow export of 10,000 tonne of sugar to the European Union (EU) as the sugar situation in the country has become comfortable with increased supplies and stable prices, an official said.

    India, China move WTO on ‘Trips plus’ West agenda

    India, China move WTO on ‘Trips plus’ West agenda

    India and China have decided to rake up the issue of tough intellectual property regimes being planned by certain countries that go much beyond the global agreement, Trips, at the World Trade Organisation (WTO).

    Import duty on wheat likely

    Import duty on wheat likely

    The government is likely to consider imposition of import duties on wheat in a meeting of key ministers later this month.

  • Amiti Sen

    We’ve got Visa power!

    India and Pakistan have once again proved to all skeptics that when they talk business, they mean business! The signing of the new bilateral visa agreement replacing the restrictive 37 year old pact is yet...

    Amiti Sen

    Chinese Checkers

    It may not be easy for Indians to love the Chinese. But it is impossible to hate them. Yes, they do flood us with cheap products ranging from diyas and crackers to chemicals, metals, electronics...

    Amiti Sen

    Economics scores over mindless patriotism

    If Pakistan needed to show proof of its sincerity in wanting closer economic ties with  India, it has indeed done so. It finally walked the talk this week with its Federal Cabinet agreeing to put...

    Amiti Sen

    Economics scores over mindless patriotism

    If Pakistan needed to show proof of its sincerity in wanting closer economic ties with  India, it has indeed done so. It finally walked the talk this week with its Federal Cabinet agreeing to put...

    Amiti Sen

    India-EU FTA–not a lost cause

    The Indian media is full of stories on how the India-EU free trade agreement will not be signed during the India-EU summit in New Delhi on Friday.  I wonder what made people think that the...

    Amiti Sen

    India-Pakistan’s MFN roller-coaster

    When the Pakistani Cabinet decided on November 2 to allow grant of most favoured nation or MFN status to India that would result in removal of import restrictions, the media, as expected, went to town...

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