Amiti Sen

  • PSU fence may keep off SEZ land grabbers

    PSU fence may keep off SEZ land grabbers

    The government is considering a proposal to ensure that the private developer of an SEZ must have a public partner if the area exceeds 10,000 hectares.

    Africa hasten its int growth with Asian trade

    Africa hasten its int growth with Asian trade

    China and India's increasing trade and investment ties with Africa has presented the Sub-Saharan continent with an opportunity to hasten its international integration and growth, according to a new study by the World Bank.

    Lamy, Nath to hold talks on Doha issues

    Lamy, Nath to hold talks on Doha issues

    The World Trade Organisation (WTO) director general Pascal Lamy will visit India later this week to discuss ways to push the Doha round out of its current state of deadlock.

    WTO talks likely to begin this month

    WTO talks likely to begin this month

    Indications are strong of a revival of the stalled World Trade Organisation (WTO) negotiations by the month-end when key trade ministers come together to discuss economic and trade issues at the World Economic Forum in Davos.

    Special tea fund may get corporate tag

    Special tea fund may get corporate tag

    The special purpose tea fund (SPTF) approved by the Union Cabinet on Thursday is likely to be headed by a CEO and managed like a corporate entity.

    Palm oil boil may delay FTA with Asean

    Palm oil boil may delay FTA with Asean

    India’s hopes of signing a free trade agreement (FTA) with the Asean countries during the Asean Summit next month may not come true.

    Fast-tracking WTO talks on services in India's interest

    Fast-tracking WTO talks on services in India's interest

    Signs of revival of the suspended multilateral trade negotiations at the World Trade Organization (WTO) has rekindled hopes of the services negotiations jumping back on track together with discussions on trade in industrial and agricultural goods.

  • 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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