Amiti Sen

  • SEZ approval board to meet on January 10

    SEZ approval board to meet on January 10

    After a two-month break, the board of approval (BoA) for special economic zones (SEZs) is scheduled to hold its next meeting on January 10.

    WTO talks  may resume in January

    WTO talks may resume in January

    The suspended multilateral trade negotiations of the World Trade Organisation (WTO) are likely to resume on the sidelines of the World Economic Forum (WEF) meeting in Davos, Switzerland, next month.

    India leads war on dumping

    India leads war on dumping

    India topped the list of countries initiating new anti-dumping investigations in the first half of 2006.

    India to pitch for MFN status with Pakistan

    India to pitch for MFN status with Pakistan

    n yet another attempt to convince Pakistan to establish normal trading relations with India, foreign minister Pranab Mukherjee is expected to take up the issue of grant of the most favoured nation status to India by Pakistan in the composite dialogue scheduled to be held in Islamabad in January 2007.

    TN banning foreign liquor in bad spirit

    TN banning foreign liquor in bad spirit

    The European Union (EU) has challenged the Tamil Nadu government’s policy of prohibiting sale of imported liquor in the state claiming that the provision went against India’s obligations under the World Trade Organisation (WTO).

  • 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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