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India seeks market concession for rice, access for grapes, pomegranates from South Korea
At present, India does not export any non-Basmati rice to South Korea and the country imports rice from the US, China, Australia, Vietnam and Thailand. It levies 513% duty and maintains a tariff rate quota of 408,700 tonne.
India-ASEAN can resolve differences, take trade to $300 billion: Piyush Goyal
“India and ASEAN have not been able to harness the full trade p...
View: India’s destiny now lies in its own hands, and in its ability to plug into the global economy
As Jaishankar puts it, the fact that ‘Ind...
View: The time couldn’t be more ripe for Narendra Modi to cement a strategic India-US alliance
US and India have had a prickly relationship. But with a belligerent China, it may be time to get off the fence.
Trade pacts under lens as India seeks to check Chinese imports
Delhi probes trade deals that are leading to preferential rates being lower on finished products.
RCEP nations offer India package to return to negotiating table
Members of the trade bloc urged India to convey its initial response to the package by May 15 as the Indo-Pacific region braces for a post-Covid-19 economic order, ET has learnt.
Indian IT likely to reprioritise China business: Analysts
Economic stress and unstable geopolitical relations are impacting IT firms' already struggling units.
Policy offensive: Time to devise trade policies to effectively counter China
Till the last minute, even as the heads of 16 nations, including Prime Minister Narendra Modi, landed in Bangkok to announce the final mega trade deal, the Indian negotiators waited for their Chinese peers to agree to a provision under which New Delhi would not be obliged to extend duty concessions if the total imports passed a predetermined cap.
India set to erect a Great Wall against Chinese companies
A high-level meeting at the Prime Minister's Office is expected soon to discuss the details & the extent of measures.
Trade talks with the US are to India's advantage: Piyush Goyal
Terming the negotiations complex, commerce and industry minister Piyush Goyal said a big win would be when Indian people can benefit from it and that innovation, research and development, and better technologies are the areas that New Delhi is focusing on.
View: An inward-looking India could quickly slide towards closed-mindedness, cronyism and mediocrity
Though the PM clarified that his call for self-reliance should not be mistaken for “self-centric arrangements”, this is cold comfort for those who remember the suffocating drabness of pre-liberalisation India.
New Zealand trade ministry allays India’s dairy import fears
New Zealand is a member of RCEP and was pushing for opening up of India’s dairy sector, triggering fears of dumping of dairy products from milk-surplus countries Australia and New Zealand. Opening up of the dairy sector was one of the key concern areas for India in the RCEP talks.
Govt yet to take call on RCEP meeting invitation
The ASEAN Secretariat has invited India to attend the meeting to sort out its issues related to the proposed free trade deal. “India has received the invitation for the meeting. No decision has been taken on the issue,” said an official.
RCEP offers $125 billion market for domestic companies
RCEP offers a market potential of $125-million to Indian firms, as per a World Trade Centre study.
Why being a part of the global value chain matters for India
Global value chains create more and better jobs, accelerate economic growth and reduce poverty.