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EU leaders hail relations with India


September 28th, 2008 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, Sep 28 (IANS) The ninth European Union-India summit in Marseille, France, Monday to be attended by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will mark an important stage for the future of relations between ... Read more...

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India, China not to blame for WTO talks collapse: Mandelson


July 30th, 2008 - 10:15 am ICT by IANS
By Dipankar De Sarkar London, July 30 (IANS) India and China are "certainly not" to blame for Tuesday's collapse of world trade talks in Geneva, European Trade Commissioner Peter Mandelson said. "This failure ... Read more...

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World Trade Organization talks collapse


July 30th, 2008 - 5:30 am ICT by IANS
DPA Geneva, July 30 (DPA) World Trade Organization (WTO) talks on the conclusion of the Doha round broke off Tuesday after nine days amid differences over opening of agriculture markets pitting the US ... Read more...

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WTO talks to secure a global trade agreement are close to collapse amid farm stand-off


July 29th, 2008 - 9:48 pm ICT by ANI
Geneva , July 29 (ANI): Talks resumed on Tuesday at the World Trade Organization in Geneva to rescue a world trade deal, but hopes for successful negotiations remained dim.Trade officials said ... Read more...

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India to benefit as EU extends preferential duty regime


July 29th, 2008 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, July 29 (IANS) Merchandise exports from India and 175 other developing countries under a preferential duty regime stand to benefit longer, with the European Union extending the popular scheme by two ... Read more...

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EU commits to slashing farm tariffs at WTO talks


July 21st, 2008 - 11:44 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Geneva, July 21 (DPA) The European Union (EU) is prepared to slash tariffs on agricultural imports by more than half, EU Trade Commissioner Peter Mandelson said Monday on the first day of ... Read more...

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EU sees ‘last great opportunity’ to clinch trade deal


July 20th, 2008 - 10:31 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, July 20 (IANS) Just a day before the start of the WTO ministerial meeting in Geneva, European Commission President Jos Read more...

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Challenges remain in world trade talks: Kamal Nath


July 8th, 2008 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
By Dipankar De Sarkar London, July 8 (IANS) Commerce and Industry Minister Kamal Nath said Tuesday challenges remain to be overcome in the ongoing Doha Round of world trade talks. "Yes, there are ... Read more...

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Kamal Nath, Peter Mandelson bilateral meeting in London


July 8th, 2008 - 5:28 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 8 (ANI): Minister of Commerce and Industry Kamal Nath had a bilateral meeting with the European Union (EU) Trade Commissioner, Peter Mandelson, in London last evening. During the ... Read more...

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Controversy, quarrels mark Sarkozy’s EU start


July 3rd, 2008 - 9:14 am ICT by IANS
By Siegfried Mortkowitz Paris, July 3 (DPA) French President Nicolas Sarkozy must certainly have imagined the beginning of his six-month term as head of the European Union (EU) far differently, for everything that ... Read more...

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India presents document on FTA with EU


May 21st, 2008 - 3:09 am ICT by admin
Brussels, May 20 (IANS) The European Union said Tuesday that India has presented a document related to the ongoing negotiations on a Free Trade Agreement (FTA) with the 27-member European bloc. "I ... Read more...

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China, EU start economic, trade dialogue


April 25th, 2008 - 9:22 pm ICT by admin
Xinhua Beijing, April 25 (Xinhua) Chinese Prime Minister Wen Jiabao and president of the European Union (EU)'s executive arm the European Commission Jose Manuel Barroso Friday jointly announced the start of the Sino-EU ... Read more...

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France threatens Doha talks amid food crisis


April 16th, 2008 - 10:46 am ICT by admin
By Dipankar De Sarkar London/Luxembourg, April 16 (IANS) With only months to go before it takes over the European Union presidency, France has set itself on a potentially confrontational strategy to seek more ... Read more...

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India could lose trade ally as Brown dashes Mandelson’s hopes


March 14th, 2008 - 8:17 pm ICT by admin
By Dipankar De Sarkar London, March 14 (IANS) India could lose a powerful partner in the arena of international trade after British Prime Minister Gordon Brown dashed Peter Mandelson's hopes of a second ... Read more...

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Too many disagreements force postponement of WTO ministerial


March 8th, 2008 - 6:34 pm ICT by admin
By Dipankar De Sarkar London, March 8 (IANS) A planned ministerial meeting of the World Trade Organisation (WTO) aimed at breaking a deadlock in the Doha Development Round has been put off because ... Read more...

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