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India, Israel to hold FTA talks Aug 14-16


August 13th, 2012 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) In an important step that will scale up their economic ties, India and Israel will hold the fifth round of negotiations over a free trade ... Read more...

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Belgium calls for early signing of India-EU free trade pact


August 3rd, 2012 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) Belgium Friday made a strong pitch for an early conclusion of the free trade agreement between India and European Union (EU), saying it would significantly ... Read more...

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South Asia to gain when Pakistan frees trade with India: Chamber head


March 21st, 2012 - 12:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 21 (IANS) The free trade pact among the eight member nations of the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (Saarc) will be operational by the year-end once ... Read more...

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India to ink free trade pact with European FTA


April 7th, 2011 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 7 (IANS) India will sign a comprehensive trade and investment agreement with the four-nation European Free Trade Association (EFTA) by the end of this year, Commerce and ... Read more...

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Canada-India free trade pact by 2013: Industry Minister


April 7th, 2011 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, April 7 (IANS) Canadian Industry Minister Tony Clement has reiterated his country's commitment to signing a free trade agreement with India by 2013.Speaking at a roundtable organized by ... Read more...

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Free trade pact with India by 2013: Canada PM


April 1st, 2011 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, April 1 (IANS) India figured prominently in the heat of the Canadian election campaign Thursday when Prime Minister Stephen Harper said that if his party is returned power, ... Read more...

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Some 400 Chinese business leaders accompanying Wen to India


December 13th, 2010 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 13 (IANS) Chiefs of top Chinese firms like power equipment major Shanghai Electric, metals refiner SinoSteel and telecom gear giants ZTE and Huewei are among 400 business leaders ... Read more...

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India-EU trade accord on anvil, ‘no compromise’ on IPR (Second Lead)


December 10th, 2010 - 12:17 am ICT by IANS
By Sarwar Kashani Brussels, Dec 9 (IANS)India and Europe are about to conclude a key free trade pact but there would be "no compromise" on intellectual property rights in the agreement that ... Read more...

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26/11 brings India, Israel closer


November 26th, 2010 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
By Manish Chand New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) Two years after the 26/11 terror spree, baby Moshe, whose parents were killed in the attack on the Jewish centre in Mumbai, is growing ... Read more...

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Japan to help India launch 24 green cities


November 25th, 2010 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
By Manish Chand New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) Buoyed by a landmark free trade pact and the launch of nuclear negotiations, India and Japan are set to scale a new frontier in bilateral ... Read more...

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‘Free trade pact to boost India-Canada trade’


November 18th, 2010 - 1:30 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Nov 18 (IANS) Welcoming the talks between India and Canada to clinch a free trade agreement, major Indo-Canadian bodies Wednesday said the pact will boost bilateral trade.Vinay Nagpal, president ... Read more...

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Cheaper Indian goods in Canadian market after free trade deal


November 13th, 2010 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Nov 13 (IANS) India will join China in filling up Canadian stores with cheaper goods once New Delhi and Ottawa sign a free trade agreement to do away with ... Read more...

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No free trade pact with India: US


September 16th, 2010 - 12:11 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) Welcoming Indian investment in the US, a top American official Wednesday ruled out any plans to consider a free trade agreement (FTA) between the two countries. "FTA is ... Read more...

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Feasibility study for India-Australia free trade pact done


August 28th, 2010 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 28 (IANS) Australia and India have completed a joint feasibility study for a free trade agreement (FTA) between the two countries, Australian High Commissioner Peter N. Varghese said Saturday. The ... Read more...

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Okada meets Krishna during Indo- Japanese Strategic Dialogue


August 21st, 2010 - 7:10 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug 21 (ANI): Japanese Foreign Minister Katsuya Okada, who is on a two-day visit of India, met External Affairs Minister S M Krishna here on Saturday at the Fourth ... Read more...

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Japanese Foreign Minister meets Manmohan Singh, discuses nuke cooperation


August 21st, 2010 - 5:51 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug 21 (ANI): Japanese Foreign Minister Katsuya Okada, who is on a two-day visit of India, met the Prime Minister, Dr Manmohan Singh, here on Saturday and is reported ... Read more...

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India, Japan to conclude free trade pact shortly


April 30th, 2010 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 30 (IANS) India and Japan are expected to conclude their proposed bilateral free trade pact to liberalise economic ties at the earliest, Commerce and Industry Minister Anand Sharma ... Read more...

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Sign free trade pact with India: Dhaka economists


April 13th, 2010 - 1:13 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, April 13 (IANS) Bangladesh should sign a Free Trade Agreement (FTA) with India, two Bangladeshi economists have recommended. They cited the success of India's FTA with Sri Lanka and the latter's ... Read more...

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Chile tells China to make use of free trade deal


March 13th, 2010 - 8:17 am ICT by IANS
Santiago, March 12 (IANS) Chile has called on China to make full use of a free trade deal that helped it become the country's top trading partner, Xinhua reported. "Our free trade agreement ... Read more...

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India, Israel to negotiate free trade pact


February 18th, 2010 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
Jerusalem, Feb 18 (IANS) India and Israel have decided to negotiate a bilateral free trade pact, even as the two sides will work towards improved cooperation in areas like biotechnology. This was the ... Read more...

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India, EU free trade pact by end 2010: Envoy


February 17th, 2010 - 4:22 pm ICT by IANS
By Papri Sri Raman Chennai, Feb 17 (IANS) A far-reaching free trade agreement will be "ready to be signed" between India and the European Union by the end of this year even as ... Read more...

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India is a priority, New Zealand PM tells Rahul


February 16th, 2010 - 1:03 pm ICT by IANS
Wellington, Feb 16 (DPA) India is a priority relationship for New Zealand, Prime Minister John Key said Tuesday in welcoming Rahul Gandhi, great-grandson of his country's first prime minister, Jawaharlal Nehru. A ... Read more...

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Malaysian PM for economic pact with India by year-end


January 20th, 2010 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) Malaysia and India should work to finalise an under-negotiation comprehensive bilateral free trade pact by the end of this year, Malaysian Prime Minister Mohammed Najib Tun Abdul ... Read more...

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India-Thailand free trade pact can boost tourism: Envoy


November 23rd, 2009 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Nov 23 (IANS) The free trade agreement between India and Thailand could boost the tourism sector in both countries, Thai Consul General in Kolkata Manop Mekprayoonthong said here Monday. "Thailand is one ... Read more...

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Gulf countries, South Korea discuss free trade pact


November 23rd, 2009 - 12:25 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Nov 22 (IANS) The six Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) members and South Korea have concluded a three-day technical meeting as part of negotiations for a free trade agreement ... Read more...

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South Korean Parliament ratifies free trade deal with India


November 6th, 2009 - 5:14 pm ICT by ANI
Seoul (South Korea), Nov.6 (ANI): The South Korean National Assembly has ratified a free trade deal with India, opening the way for the elimination or lowering of tariffs on trade worth 15 ... Read more...

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South Korea ratifies free trade pact with India


November 6th, 2009 - 4:01 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, Nov 6 (DPA) South Korea's parliament on Friday ratified a comprehensive economic partnership deal with India, paving the way for closer trade ties. Seoul's ratification opens the way for eliminating or lowering ... Read more...

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Trade, terrorism, climate change and energy security to top India-EU agenda


November 6th, 2009 - 2:04 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov 6 (ANI): India and the European Union will sign civil nuclear cooperation agreement at their Summit today. The two sides are also expected to give a political push ... Read more...

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EU pushes for India trade pact ahead of summit


November 4th, 2009 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 4 (IANS) Ahead of the India-EU summit this week, a European diplomat Wednesday called for fresh impetus to the stalled talks on a trade pact and stressed that ... Read more...

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Bahrain holds road shows to attract Indian investment


November 4th, 2009 - 4:42 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 4 (IANS) A high-level business delegation from Bahrain arrived here Tuesday on a fortnight's visit to some key Indian cities to showcase the kingdom as an ideal gateway to the ... Read more...

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Australia seeks free trade pact with Gulf states council


October 11th, 2009 - 10:52 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Oct 11 (IANS) Australia is seeking a free trade agreement with the six-member Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC), WAM news agency reported Sunday. United Arab Emirates (UAE) Foreign Trade Minister Sheikha ... Read more...

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‘Thailand keen on Indian road projects but finds rules complex’


October 7th, 2009 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 7 (IANS) Thai Deputy Prime Minister Korbsak Sabhavasu says his country is interested in participating in India's roads and highway projects, but finds the bidding clauses too complex to ... Read more...

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Planters seek relief from free trade pact with ASEAN


September 14th, 2009 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
By Fakir Balaji Coonoor (Tamil Nadu), Sep 14 (IANS) Planters of tea, coffee and spices in southern India are seeking financial support from the government to counter cheaper imports under the Free Trade ... Read more...

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China signs investment agreement with ASEAN


August 15th, 2009 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
Bangkok, Aug 15 (DPA) China and the Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) Saturday signed an investment pact that provides guarantees against nationalisation, riots and disputes and is expected to boost ... Read more...

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India signs free trade pact with ASEAN


August 13th, 2009 - 11:43 pm ICT by ANI
Bangkok, Aug.13 (ANI): India on Thursday signed the ASEAN-India Free Trade Agreement in Goods following the meeting of the ASEAN-India Economic Ministers held in Bangkok.Union Minister of Commerce and Industry Anand Sharma ... Read more...

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