Amiti Sen

  • Tariff structure for power SEZs soon

    Tariff structure for power SEZs soon

    Even as the meeting of the eGoM on SEZ has been postponed owing to political flux, the long-pending issue of determining a tariff structure for power SEZs and captive power units within SEZs is likely to be settled soon.

    Efforts on at WTO to ease agri deadlock

    Efforts on at WTO to ease agri deadlock

    Representatives from 37 countries, including India, the US, EU, Australia and Brazil, will participate in a meeting convened by committee of agriculture (CoA) chairman Crawford Falconer this week.

    No headway in WTO talks

    No headway in WTO talks

    The ongoing informal discussions at the World Trade Organisation (WTO) for a breakthrough in the agriculture talks have not yet made a headway.

    Gujjar stir creates 1.5k cr container jam at JNPT

    Gujjar stir creates 1.5k cr container jam at JNPT

    Import cargo heading for north India can’t be released as there aren’t enough trains to take it to its destination because of Gurjar protesters blocking railway lines.

    WTO farm talks postponed on lack of consensus

    WTO farm talks postponed on lack of consensus

    Protecting poor farmers in developing countries against cheap farm imports in the ongoing Doha round of the World Trade Organization is proving to be a bone of contention between developed and developing countries.

  • 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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