Amiti Sen

  • Indo-Asean FTA talks back on track

    Indo-Asean FTA talks back on track

    The Indo-Asean free trade agreement (FTA) negotiations have sprung back to life with India offering to prune the list of sensitive items to 560 from 852 at present.

    Hoda panel to review industry plea on CTV, tyre duties

    Hoda panel to review industry plea on CTV, tyre duties

    The government has asked industry bodies CII and Ficci to prepare an inventory of sectors suffering from the incidence of inverted duty structure due to free trade agreements signed by India.

    Indo-Thai FTA unlikely to take off this year

    Indo-Thai FTA unlikely to take off this year

    It seems unlikely that India and Thailand would graduate to a full-fledged free trade agreement (FTA) this year despite the successful implementation of the early harvest programme.

    Indo-Asean FTA gets new life

    Indo-Asean FTA gets new life

    The derailed free trade agreement (FTA) negotiations between India and the Asean may gradually be moving back on track.

  • 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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