protectionism

Spotlight on Rio as Earth Summit kicks off Wednesday


June 19th, 2012 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) Brazil's picturesque port city of Rio de Janeiro will be the focus of attention for three days as the Earth Summit 2012 kicks off ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

India conveys concern to US over protectionism


May 8th, 2012 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) India Tuesday conveyed its concerns about protectionism in the US over outsourcing of jobs to South Asia and the continuing restrictions imposed on the mobility ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Avoid protectionism, Indian envoy tells US (Lead)


April 28th, 2012 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 28 (IANS) India's Ambassador Nirupama Rao has asked American students to be alert to the "stifling effects" of protectionism as it is retrogressive and hinders economic growth and ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Indian envoy cautions US against protectionism


April 28th, 2012 - 11:06 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 28 (IANS) Indian ambassador Nirupama Rao has asked American students to be alert to the "stifling effects" of protectionism as it hinders economic growth and development in the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

‘Protectionism won’t benefit Indian defence industry’


March 30th, 2012 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 30 (IANS) Protectionism - capping FDI at 26 percent in the Indian defence industry - wouldn't benefit the sector and this should be raised to a minimum ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

India seeks framework to boost worker mobility with US


March 8th, 2012 - 1:50 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 8 (IANS) Cautioning against "voices of protectionism", India has suggested creation of a framework to help increase the mobility of high skilled workers between India and the US ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

US seeks talks on Indian ban on American poultry


March 7th, 2012 - 12:32 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 6 (IANS) Accusing India of imposing trade restrictions by invoking unjustified animal health concerns to ban American poultry meat and chicken egg imports, US has sought consultations with ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

India to US: Don’t set back IT success story, ease visas


February 7th, 2012 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 7 (IANS) Voicing concern over protectionism, India has asked the US to address issues faced by Indian IT professionals, who pay $15 billion in taxes, and reminded Washington ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Stopping outsourcing would hurt both India, US: Pranab (Lead)


January 30th, 2012 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
Chicago, Jan 30 (IANS) Reacting to President Barack Obama's tirade against outsourching, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee has warned that if the United States stops outsourcing jobs to India the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Anti-outsourcing move will hurt US: Mukherjee


January 30th, 2012 - 4:47 pm ICT by IANS
Chicago, Jan 30 (IANS) The anti-outsourcing measures US President Barack Obama announced last week are unacceptable and will hurt both American and Indian economies, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee has ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Anand Sharma cautions against protectionism


January 12th, 2012 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 12 (IANS) Voicing concern over lack of progress in the Doha round of WTO talks, Commerce and Industry Minister Anand Sharma Thursday cautioned against protectionism, saying it would ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

`Global cooperation must for tackling economic challenge’


December 16th, 2011 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 16 (IANS) The world economy is facing gloomy prospects and all countries need to take action to deal with the global challenge, said the head of the International ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

WTO will fight against protectionism: Lamy


October 18th, 2011 - 12:57 am ICT by IANS
Chengdu (China), Oct 17 (IANS) World Trade Organisation (WTO) Director General Pascal Lamy Monday said the organisation will strive to prevent protectionist trends from strengthening during the current tumultuous economic ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

India seeks urgent reform of global economic architecture


October 12th, 2011 - 10:45 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, Oct 12 (IANS) Noting that the world economy is in trouble, India has called for urgent reform of global economic and financial architecture in pursuit of sustained economic ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Manmohan cautions against building walls of protectionism


September 24th, 2011 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
United Nations, Sep 24 (IANS) Noting that the world economy is in trouble, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday cautioned against allowing the slowdown to trigger the building of walls ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Manmohan seeks expansion of UN Security Council


September 24th, 2011 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
United Nations, Sep 24 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday called for making the UN "stronger and more effective" with revitalisation of the General Assembly and reforms and expansion ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Might of powerful nations cannot prevail: Sri Lanka


September 24th, 2011 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
United Nations, Sep 24 (IANS) Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa has called upon the UN to build a more equal international order, saying that "the might of powerful nations cannot ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Doha round can’t be allowed to collapse: Anand Sharma


September 5th, 2011 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) The Doha round of the World Trade Organisation (WTO) must not be allowed to collapse as it will result in protectionism and hurt global economy ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Protectionism will hurt growth: Anand Sharma


September 1st, 2011 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 1 (IANS) India Thursday asked the developed nations, especially the US and European countries, not to turn protectionist in view of the current economic crisis, saying it ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

IT, outsourcing power India’s job market (Second Lead)


June 30th, 2011 - 12:56 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 29 (IANS) India's information technology and outsourcing industries led organised employment growth last fiscal, accounting for 70 percent of the one million new jobs, despite protectionism in ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

IT, BPO sector lead job growth in India


June 30th, 2011 - 12:53 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 29 (IANS) Nearly 1 million jobs were created in the organised sector in India during 2010-11, almost 70 percent of it in information technology and outsourcing sectors ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Hu calls for reform of global monetary, financial systems


April 14th, 2011 - 12:59 pm ICT by IANS
Sanya (China), April 14 (IANS) Chinese President Hu Jintao, hosting the BRICS summit of five emerging economic powers Thursday, called for the reform of international monetary and financial ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Pranab holds first financial council meeting


December 31st, 2010 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 31 (IANS) Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Friday held the first meeting of the Financial Stability Development Council (FSDC) - a high-level body which has been set up to ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Commercial disputes with foreign nation flood Chinese courts


December 19th, 2010 - 2:04 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 19 (IANS) The US is among the five nations that have the most civil and commercial disputes with China, a senior official of the Supreme People's Court (SPC) said. A ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

India, China identify new opportunities to realize vast potential for future growth


December 16th, 2010 - 3:19 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 16 (ANI): Expressing satisfaction over the growing quantum of bilateral trade and investment ties, India and China on Thursday agreed to further broad base and balance trade and economic ... Read more...

Posted in National |

India, EU should open markets, avoid protectionism: PM


December 10th, 2010 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
By Sarwar Kashani Brussels, Dec 10 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Friday said India and the 27-nation European Union (EU) should take the lead in avoiding protectionism and open their markets for ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Doha Round’s failure will weaken WTO, says Lamy


November 19th, 2010 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) Terming 2011 the window of opportunity to conclude the Doha Round of trade talks, WTO director general Pascal Lamy said Friday their failure will weaken the multilateral ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Manmohan Singh asks G-20 nations to avoid competitive devaluation of currency


November 12th, 2010 - 12:33 pm ICT by ANI
Seoul, Nov 12 (ANI): The Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, on Friday urged G-20 countries to avoid competitive devaluation of currencies at all costs and resist any resurgence in protectionism.Addressing the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

G20 nations must help fix infrastructure gaps: Manmohan Singh (Lead)


November 12th, 2010 - 12:18 pm ICT by IANS
By Arvind Padmanabhan Seoul, Nov 12 (IANS) Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Friday put his grand proposal before the G20, calling for a new global rebalance in which funds from surplus nations ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

G20 nations should help bridge infrastructure gap: Manmohan Singh


November 12th, 2010 - 10:11 am ICT by IANS
By Arvind Padmanabhan Seoul, Nov 12 (IANS) Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Friday said the global economy now required a new rebalance in which funds from surplus countries must be pumped ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Obama’s outsourcing stand relieves Indian IT industry (Lead)


November 10th, 2010 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Nov 10 (IANS) The Indian IT industry Wednesday expressed relief over US President Barack Obama's stand on outsourcing and his commitment to do away with protectionism."Obama did a great job ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Indian IT industry hails Obama’s outsourcing stand


November 10th, 2010 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Nov 10 (IANS) The resilient Indian IT industry Wednesday lauded US President Barack Obama for terming those against outsourcing as holding onto old stereotypes and for committing to do away ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Global economic situation, status of world recovery to be reviewed at G-20 Summit in Seoul, says Rao


November 9th, 2010 - 9:49 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov 9 (ANI): Global economic situation, the status of the world recovery as well as the progress of implementation regarding the past G-20 Summit decisions, are some of the ... Read more...

Posted in National |

India, US must together fight protectionism: Obama


November 8th, 2010 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 8 (IANS) US President Barack Obama Monday called for renewed partnership with India in a host of areas ranging from clean energy to farming and crop forecasting to ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

US agrees to take ISRO, DRDO off banned entities list


November 8th, 2010 - 7:41 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov.8 (ANI): The United States Government on Monday announced that it would lift the ban on high-end technology exports, particularly in the defence and space research areas.The decision ... Read more...

Posted in National |

« Previous Entries

Subscribe