africa trade

Indian business showcase opens in Ghana Monday


July 8th, 2012 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
Accra, July 8 (IANS) As Africa grows in strategic and economic importance for India, a three-day exposition showcasing Indian businesses and what they have to offer to this 54-nation ... Read more...

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India to invest $4.78 bn in Ethiopia


May 21st, 2011 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
Addis Ababa, May 21 (IANS) India has offered to invest $4.78 billion in various projects in Ethiopia over the next few years, of which nearly $1 billion is already on ... Read more...

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India, Africa trade to touch $70 bn by 2015: Minister


May 20th, 2011 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 20 (IANS) Trade between India and Africa will touch $70 billion by 2015 even as the South Asian economic giant has become a leading investor in the ... Read more...

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Booming trade ups freight from India to Africa


April 6th, 2011 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 6 (IANS) In a reflection of booming trade, freight from India to Africa has been increasing by 15-20 percent annually for the past three years, says a ... Read more...

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India to partner African resurgence, denies China rivalry (Lead)


October 28th, 2010 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 28 (IANS) Rejecting any competition or rivalry with China in Africa, India Thursday said its relations with the continent stand on their own and highlighted its plan to jointly ... Read more...

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India’s Exim Bank gets $150 mn to push India-Africa trade


October 8th, 2010 - 12:39 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Oct 8 (IANS) India's Export-Import Bank has secured a $150 million international loan to help expand Indian exporters' access to finance, including for small and medium enterprises, and support ... Read more...

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A business forum launched to engage with Africa


August 11th, 2010 - 1:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) To mark the increased engagement of India and Africa, a new forum has been launched to encourage more intense economic and business collaboration, powered by a shared ... Read more...

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Tharoor’s ouster a blow to India’s Africa surge (Lead)


April 19th, 2010 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
By Manish Chand New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) When Shashi Tharoor visited Liberia in September last year, President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf broke protocol and attended a reception organised by the Liberian foreign ... Read more...

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Tharoor unveils Indian model of engagement with Africa


March 15th, 2010 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) Against the backdrop of China's surging trade with Africa, Minister of State for External Affairs Shashi Tharoor Monday outlined the unique Indian model of engagement with ... Read more...

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A business conclave to push India-Africa ties


March 12th, 2010 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 12 (IANS) With India looking at Africa with renewed interest, a major business conclave, being organised here March 15-16, is expected to see some 400 political and business ... Read more...

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Hillary Clinton to visit Africa next week


July 31st, 2009 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
Pretoria, July 31 (IANS) US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will visit South Africa next week as part of her seven-nation tour of Africa, BuaNews Reported. Clinton will begin her tour ... Read more...

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China makes inroads into East Africa, gets road contract without bids (Lead)


June 28th, 2009 - 3:05 pm ICT by IANS
By Groum Abate Addis Ababa, June 28 (IANS) China continues to make inroads into Africa, as it bagged yet another major order for building an 80-km expressway in Ethiopia. The order was given ... Read more...

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China makes inroads, signs multi-million dollar deal for Ethiopian road


June 28th, 2009 - 12:14 pm ICT by IANS
By Groum Abate Addis Ababa, June 28 (IANS) China continues to make inroads into Africa, as it bagged yet another major order for building infrastructure in the East African state of Ethiopia.China's state ... Read more...

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‘Meltdown an opportunity for India, Africa to deepen ties’


March 24th, 2009 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 24 (IANS) The current economic crisis could be a blessing in disguise for both India and Africa, according to Minister of State for External Affairs Anand Sharma. "The current crisis ... Read more...

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India sets $70bn bilateral trade-target with Africa


March 23rd, 2009 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 23 (IANS) Undeterred by the current global financial downturn, India Monday said it will invest $500 million in key projects in Africa and called for the doubling of bilateral ... Read more...

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India-Africa trade to grow nine times by 2012: Assocham


January 7th, 2009 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 7(IANS) Even as India's exports decline, India-African bilateral trade is projected to grow by over nine times from $26 billion now to $150 billion by 2012, according to an ... Read more...

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African leaders meet Indian counterparts


April 10th, 2008 - 12:53 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Apr 10 (ANI): Leaders of the Africa Union, who participated in a two-day India-Africa Forum Summit, met Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh here on Wednesday evening. The visiting leaders ... Read more...

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More incentives needed to increase exports to Africa: Ficci


April 7th, 2008 - 11:48 pm ICT by admin
(Lead)New Delhi, April 7 (IANS) An apex Indian business chamber Monday said that India could double the volume of its bilateral trade with Africa to $50 billion in 2012 by announcing incentives ... Read more...

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