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Finland wants good business with India: Trade minister


September 6th, 2012 - 4:32 pm ICT by IANS
Helsinki, Sep 6 (IANS) Finland is determined to do business with India, especially in areas of clean energy technology, despite the problem of excessive bureaucratic procedures involved in pushing through ... Read more...

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Belgium backs India for NSG, hopeful of India-EU trade pact (Lead)


August 8th, 2012 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) Backing India's membership of the elite Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG), Belgium Wednesday agreed to cooperate with this country in the field of nuclear research and ... Read more...

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Belgium hopeful of India-EU trade pact by 2013 summit


August 8th, 2012 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) Belgium Wednesday expressed hope that India and the 27-nation European Union should be able to seal a free trade agreement at their 2013 ... Read more...

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India-Sri Lanka CEOs Forum to hold first meet Saturday


August 3rd, 2012 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) The India-Sri Lanka CEOs Forum will hold its first meeting Saturday in Colombo, Sri Lanka.The forum, which has been set up to develop a ... Read more...

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India-EU free trade deal by end 2012: German envoy


July 14th, 2012 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) Germany expects India to conclude its free trade agreement (FTA) with the European Union by the end of 2012, despite the economic gloom the ... Read more...

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India-Israel trade can go up to $15 bn, says envoy


June 20th, 2012 - 2:12 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 20 (IANS) Bilateral trade between India and Israel can go up to $15 billion after the two countries are expected to sign a free trade agreement (FTA) by ... Read more...

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New Zealand ‘determined’ to conclude FTA with India


April 24th, 2012 - 11:34 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 24 (IANS) New Zealand is "determined" to conclude negotiations on a Free Trade Agreement (FTA) with India by next year, an official said Tuesday."The significance of India is ... Read more...

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South Korea, Turkey agree on free trade deal


March 26th, 2012 - 1:22 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, March 26 (IANS) South Korea and Turkey signed a preliminary agreement on a free trade deal that will eliminate all tariffs imposed on goods traded between the two nations, ... Read more...

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India-Thailand FTA by middle of 2012


January 25th, 2012 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) Thailand Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra Wednesday said India and Thailand will finalise by the middle of 2012 a free trade agreement and upgrade the pact ... Read more...

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Trade with ASEAN to grow to $70 bn by 2012


January 20th, 2012 - 4:06 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 20 (IANS) Trade between India and the ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nations) countries is expected to grow to $70 billion in 2012, a senior external affairs ministry ... Read more...

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India, EU firm up agenda for summit, discuss free trade


January 16th, 2012 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Jan 16 (IANS) India and the European Union Monday held wide-ranging talks on trade and security issues to firm up the agenda for their summit next month.Catherine Ashton, the ... Read more...

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India holds promise for German companies, says envoy


January 4th, 2012 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 4 (IANS) Companies in Germany are looking to ramp up their presence in India with investment and two-way trade would reach the 20 billion euros (Rs.1,376 billion) target ... Read more...

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EU wants close ties with India’s IT sector


November 22nd, 2011 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, Nov 22 (IANS) European Union (EU) Commissioner for Digital Agenda, Neelie Kroes, will embark on a three-day visit to India Wednesday to boost cooperation in the information and communication ... Read more...

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‘EU-India free trade top priority for Britain’


November 11th, 2011 - 12:33 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, Nov 11 (IANS) Britain has made the European Union (EU)-India free trade agreement (FTA) "as its number one priority", a British member of the European Parliament said.Sajjad Karim, ... Read more...

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ASEAN markets more accessible to Indian companies: FICCI


September 25th, 2011 - 1:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) Free trade agreement (FTA) with Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) has increased market access for Indian companies, a survey by the Federation of Indian ... Read more...

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Israel’s focus on IT, biotech in trade with India


September 13th, 2011 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 13 (IANS) Israel will focus on Information Technology (IT) and biotechnology to change the composition of its trade with India, Israeli Ambassador Alon Ushpiz said Tuesday."Free Trade Agreement ... Read more...

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Foreign tourist arrivals up in India


August 8th, 2011 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) There has been a rise of 10 percent in foreign tourist arrivals in July this year as compared to the corresponding period last year, an ... Read more...

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Pakistan panel to probe fake certificates


August 8th, 2011 - 12:36 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 8 (IANS) Pakistan has formed a committee to probe allegations that customs authorities had issued fake Free Trade Agreement clearance certificates.Associated Press of Pakistan reported that the committee, ... Read more...

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Pakistan exports to Sri Lanka at $283 mn in 2010


July 8th, 2011 - 12:48 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 8 (IANS) Pakistan's exports to Sri Lanka stood at $283 million in 2010, a minister said.Minister for Commerce Amin Fahim said Thursday that during 2010, Pakistan imported goods ... Read more...

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India seeks New Zealand’s technology, investment


June 28th, 2011 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 28 (IANS) India Tuesday urged New Zealand to transfer its state-of-the-art technology and increase investment in the country's agro-food processing industry, which offers investment opportunity of ... Read more...

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FTA with India may conclude by March 2012: New Zealand PM


June 27th, 2011 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 27 (IANS) The free trade agreement between India and New Zealand may conclude by March 2012, New Zealand Prime Minister John Key said Monday.Key arrived in ... Read more...

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New Zealand PM arrives on four-day visit


June 27th, 2011 - 12:38 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 26 (IANS) New Zealand Prime Minister John Key arrived here Sunday night on a four-day visit during which he will hold talks with his Indian counterpart ... Read more...

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Cricket diplomacy: New Zealand to bat for FTA with India


June 26th, 2011 - 10:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 26 (IANS) Bollywood and cricket will blend with diplomacy when the prime ministers of India and New Zealand hold talks Tuesday to push a free trade ... Read more...

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Free trade with Asean to open up bigger prospects


May 15th, 2011 - 1:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) The India-Asean (Association of Southeast Asian Nations) Free Trade Agreement (FTA) will open up a host of business opportunities for Indian industry, especially in ... Read more...

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India-Thailand bilateral trade expected to go up to $10 bn by 2012


May 12th, 2011 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 12 (IANS) Bilateral trade between India and Thailand is expected to go up to $10 billion by 2012, a Thai envoy here said Thursday."Currently bilateral trade between India ... Read more...

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Free trade agreement with New Zealand soon: Anand Sharma


May 10th, 2011 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) India expects to conclude a free trade agreement (FTA) with New Zealand in a time-frame of eight to 10 months, Commerce and Industry Minister Anand ... Read more...

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India will continue to assist Vietnam in armed forces modernization: Mukherjee


May 4th, 2011 - 9:27 pm ICT by ANI
Hanoi, May 4 (ANI): Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee today said India will continue to assist Vietnam in the modernization of its armed forces, particularly the Navy and Air Force.During his ... Read more...

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India keen on stronger bilateral, regional ties with Malaysia


May 3rd, 2011 - 5:26 pm ICT by ANI
Kaula Lumpur, May 3 (ANI): Emphasising India's keenness to take its relationship with Malaysia forward, External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna said: "We are on the path to stronger and more diverse cooperation ... Read more...

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International trade treaties should be ratified by parliament: BJP


April 21st, 2011 - 11:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) Opposition Bharatiya Janata Party Thursday demanded a legislation to make ratification of international trade agreements subject to parliamentary approval.Talking to reporters, BJP spokesperson Prakash ... 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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Slovenia eyes doubling trade with India: Ambassador


March 7th, 2011 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 7 (IANS) Slovenia is eyeing to double the volume of bilateral trade with India in the shortest possible time, Slovenian Ambassador in India Janez Premoze said Monday.The two ... Read more...

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India, Asean to ink economic pact by year-end: Anand Sharma


March 2nd, 2011 - 5:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 2 (IANS) India will sign a comprehensive economic partnership agreement with the 10-member Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) by the end of this year, Commerce and ... Read more...

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India, Asean trade to reach $70 bn in 3 years


February 22nd, 2011 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 22 (IANS) India's trade with the 10-member Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) will reach $70 billion in the next three years, Sumanta Choudhuri, joint secretary, Ministry of Commerce ... Read more...

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India to sign CEPA with Japan on Feb.16, CECA with Malaysia


February 10th, 2011 - 6:53 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb.10 (ANI): India will sign a Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (CEPA) with Japan on February 16 that would enable both the countries to reduce or eliminate duties on most of ... Read more...

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Dominican Republic wants to deepen ties with India (Lead)


February 4th, 2011 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 4 (IANS) The Caribbean nation of Dominican Republic Friday said it looked forward to deepening and strengthening ties with India, saying both had lots in common.President Leonel Fernandez said ... Read more...

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