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May 21, 2019, 06.20 PM IST
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RCEP: Aluminium, copper associations caution govt on China’s presence

Negotiators of the RCEP bloc will meet on May 24 in an inter-sessional meeting in a bid to conclude the mega trade agreement this year.

WTO warns trade weakness to continue in Q2 as global indicator remains at 9-year low

The latest quarterly indicator from the WTO showed that global goods trade growth was likely to remain weak, with a reading of 96.3, unchanged from February, the lowest in nine years.

Taiwan sets eyes on India amid China-US trade war

A spate of Taiwanese investments came by in India in the last one year alone, with investment figures spiralling to $360 million by Taiwanese companies.

US-China trade  spat could lead to dumping of Chinese goods in emerging markets: India Ratings

Any slowdown in Chinese exports to the US on account of the recent imposition of tariffs on Chinese goods could result in a corresponding rise in Chinese exports to other EMs, it said.

The global economy was improving. Then the fighting resumed.

The harm could be especially severe for countries that are most dependent on trade, including Singapore, Malaysia, Mexico and Japan.

GSP countries like India to benefit from US trade war with China: Report

Trump announced that the US intends to terminate India's designations as a beneficiary developing country under the GSP programme.

WTO ministerial meet aims at re-energising multilateral trading system: India

As part of reforms in the WTO, the US is arguing that countries which are doing well in terms of economic growth and prosperity should not be allowed S&DT benefits.

Questions raised on S&DT quite divisive: Suresh Prabhu

“The crisis in the Appellate Body threatens to bring back power play to the multilateral trading system,” Prabhu said.

Use mini-ministerial to create support for revitalising WTO, FICCI tells government

The appellate body for the resolution of trade disputes will no longer have the required quorum of 3 members on December 10 unless new members are appointed.

EEPC India seeks RBI help to cut cost; to stay afloat in tension-ridden global trade

EEPC India has suggested to the RBI that the Interest Equalisation Scheme for the exporters become horizontal in nature by covering the entire MSME sector.

Indian businesses in Africa suggest steps to increase trade, investment

Indian businesses in Africa suggest steps to increase trade, investment

The current strength of the Indian Diaspora in the African countries is 2.8 million and out of those 2.5 million are PIOs and rest 2,20,967 are NRIs.

US may take final decision on GSP issue after formation of new government

US may take final decision on GSP issue after formation of new government

The sources said in a meeting, the US has signalled that they would like to wait on the GSP issue till the new government assumes office in India.

US commerce secretary warns India on 'unfair' trade policies

US commerce secretary warns India on 'unfair' trade policies

In March, U.S. President Donald Trump announced plans to end preferential trade treatment for India.

E-comm policy, data localisation figure in Indo-US meet; GSP not discussed

E-comm policy, data localisation figure in Indo-US meet; GSP not discussed

Although India has said the withdrawal of GSP benefits by the US will not impact domestic exporters, local industry has demanded for continuation of the incentives.

Forgers are forcing a $9 trillion business into the digital age

Forgers are forcing a $9 trillion business into the digital age

Cyber-crime is also an increasing threat as fraudsters become more sophisticated, according to Collins at TradeCloud, which uses blockchain technology to enhance security on its platform.

Ecommerce on agenda at Delhi WTO meet

Ecommerce on agenda at Delhi WTO meet

Participating countries to discuss binding rules on e-commerce, other digital trade issues.

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