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    For misuse of facilities, companies have been denied further facilities under the export promotion scheme, their importer exporter code (IEC) has been cancelled/suspended, financial penalty imposed, and recovery proceedings initiated, Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal said in a written reply to the Lok Sabha.

    The next generation mobile services on 5G technology is expected to become available in India for subscription in 2022, Swedish telecom gear maker Ericsson said in a report released on Monday.

    Officials have insisted that Kim has no interest in another summit with Trump unless the North gets something in return. They have also called for the US to end ``hostile'' policies against the North, apparently referring to its enforcement of sanctions and pressure, and permanently halt joint military exercises with the South for any progress in negotiations.

    The North had "no intention" to sit down with the "tricky US" and would not return to talks "before the complete and irrevocable withdrawal of its hostile policy".

    The statement on Monday by Foreign Ministry adviser Kim Kye Gwan is the latest call by North Korea for US concessions ahead of an end-of-year deadline set by Kim Jong Un for the Trump administration to offer mutually acceptable terms for a deal to salvage nuclear diplomacy. Trump in a tweet urged Kim Jong Un to “act quickly, get the deal done” and hinted at another summit.

    Price curbs imposed on medical devices have irked US companies and become a key trade issue between Washington and New Delhi. Even as the US is sparring with India over this, the focus is now on fast-tracking investments from other countries, especially Japan, said people who are part of the discussions in the government.

    Big picture reforms will eradicate poverty, not small tweaks to programmes that botique RCTs provide.

    China is so shaken by the ‘trade war’ with the US that its leadership’s ability to deal with US President Donald Trump is being watched very closely both in China and abroad. The signing of the 15-nation RCEP, which has Japan, Australia and South Korea as members, would be a show of muscle against Washington.

    The ad has reportedly hurt sentiments pertaining to Japan's brutal colonial rule over Korea.

    Rather than play the RCEP decision as a bold move and an act of great leadership — ‘Modi hai to mumkin hai’ (Modi makes it possible), said commerce and industries minister Piyush Goyal — it would be wiser to use it as an opportunity to hold a mirror to the nation and unveil a bold strategy of economic reconstruction.

    India has been forcefully raising the issue of market access as well as protected lists of goods mainly to shield its domestic market as there have been fears that the country may be flooded with cheap Chinese agricultural and industrial products, once it signs the deal. The RCEP negotiations were launched by the ASEAN leaders and six other countries.

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