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India, Indonesia sign double tax avoidance pact, set $25 bn trade target (Lead)


July 27th, 2012 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) India and Indonesia, two of the six co-founders of the Non-Aligned Movement and now among the world's emerging economies, Friday held talks to map ... Read more...

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Protection of manufacturing major political consideration: Sharma


April 20th, 2012 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
Puerto Vallarta (Mexico), April 20 (IANS) Commerce Minister Anand Sharma has said protection of the manufacturing sector is a major political consideration, even as India is trying to further integrate ... Read more...

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Need to stick with Doha trade talks: Sharma


April 20th, 2012 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
Puerto Vallarta (Mexico), April 20 (IANS) Union Commerce Minister Anand Sharma has stressed the need for sticking to the Doha Round of trade talks and creating a 'level playing field' ... Read more...

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Pakistani economist sees huge prospects for trade with India


April 13th, 2012 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, April 13 (IANS) Eminent economist and former governor of State Bank of Pakistan Ishrat Husain said Friday he saw huge prospects for bilateral trade with India with both the ... Read more...

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Pakistan expo aims to reap trade benefits, goodwill


April 12th, 2012 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) Pakistan Thursday showcased a wide range of products here at a trade fair, signifying its search for a peace dividend with India with greater economic ... Read more...

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BRICS targets $500 bn intra-group trade by 2015


March 28th, 2012 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 28 (IANS) The group of five emerging economies - Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa (BRICS) - Wednesday targeted almost doubling intra-group trade to $500 billion ... Read more...

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BRICS countries mull joint development bank


March 28th, 2012 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 28 (IANS) The group of five emerging countries - Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa - which represents almost 43 percent of the world's population and ... Read more...

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BRICS to work together at G20, WTO


March 28th, 2012 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 28 (IANS) Trade ministers from Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa (BRICS) Wednesday agreed to make collective efforts to break the impasse on Doha round of ... Read more...

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BRICS ministers to discuss trade, investment


March 27th, 2012 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 27 (IANS) Trade ministers from Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa (BRICS), representing over 40 percent of the world's population, will meet here Wednesday to discuss ... Read more...

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Set up factories in our countries, African nations urge India


March 19th, 2012 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) Trade ministers of several African nations Monday urged India to set up factories in their respective countries to generate employment and fix trade imbalance which ... Read more...

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‘Trade can lead to peace between India, Pakistan’


February 15th, 2012 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 15 (IANS) Increased trade and economic engagements can bring long-lasting peace between India and Pakistan, whose relations have been marred for decades by a host of issues including ... Read more...

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Russia admitted to World Trade Organisation


December 17th, 2011 - 6:48 am ICT by IANS
Geneva, Dec 17 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Global trade ministers Friday accepted Russia's bid to join the World Trade Organisation (WTO).The accession protocol was signed for Russia by Economic Development Minister Elvira ... Read more...

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India, Pakistan focus on implementing trade deal


November 14th, 2011 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 14 (IANS) Building upon a "constructive" meeting between their leaders in the Maldives last week, senior officials of India and Pakistan Monday held talks to firm ... Read more...

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India, Brazil, South Africa to hold meet for enhancing trade


October 19th, 2011 - 2:13 pm ICT by IANS
Pretoria, Oct 19 (IANS) In a bid to enhance trade ties, India, Brazil and South Africa have decided to hold an annual meeting of trade ministers with New Delhi being ... Read more...

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India, Indonesia begin talks for economic accord


October 4th, 2011 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 4 (IANS) India and Indonesia have started talks for a comprehensive economic cooperation agreement (CECA) that would help boost the flow of investment and trade between ... Read more...

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WTO Doha round shouldn’t reopen old issues: India


May 25th, 2011 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) Attempts by developed countries to reopen old issues in the WTO Doha round negotiation would be "counter-productive" and the talks should build on the progress ... 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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Extremely unreasonable for Russia to be excluded from WTO: China


April 14th, 2011 - 4:02 pm ICT by ANI
Sanya (China), Apr 14(ANI): China has expressed strong support for Russia's accession to the World Trade Organization (WTO) this year."It's extremely unreasonable for Russia to be excluded from the multilateral trading system," ... Read more...

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BRICS worried over global economy uncertainty, vow to enhance coordination


April 13th, 2011 - 5:39 pm ICT by ANI
Sanya (China), Apr. 13 (ANI): A day ahead of the BRICS Summit to be held here, trade ministers of Brazil, Russia, India,China and South Africa met and unanimously agreed that uncertainty in ... Read more...

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Local currencies to replace dollar for BRICS credit


April 13th, 2011 - 12:17 am ICT by IANS
On board Air India One, April 12 (IANS) In a first of its kind, BRICS nations - Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa - will sign a major ... Read more...

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G-20 Summit may witness row between U.S., China over “currency wars”, “trade imbalances”


November 11th, 2010 - 10:26 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov.11 (ANI): As the member countries of the G-20 have arrived in Seoul, there are fears that this fifth edition of the Summit might descend into a row between ... Read more...

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The sky is the limit for ASEAN-India cooperation (Comment)


October 27th, 2010 - 12:45 pm ICT by IANS
By Mahendra Ved Prospects of more Southeast Asians working in India and skilled Indians -- techies and teachers, bankers and accountants, engineers and architects -- making their presence felt in key sectors ... Read more...

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U.S. State Department Assistant Secretary Fernandez to travel to Malaysia and Indonesia next week


October 2nd, 2010 - 12:16 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON D.C. (BNO NEWS) – The U.S. State Department on Friday announced that Assistant Secretary for Economic, Energy, and Business Affairs Jose Fernandez will travel to Malaysia and Indonesia next week to ... Read more...

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Conclusion of Doha Round will strengthen recovery: Sharma


May 28th, 2010 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
Paris/New Delhi, May 28 (IANS) India has sought an an early conclusion of the Doha Round of trade talks, saying this will strengthen the global economy which has just recovered from deep ... Read more...

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Huge infrastructure sector investments in North-East: Anand Sharma


May 22nd, 2010 - 10:07 pm ICT by ANI
Guwahati, May 22(ANI): Union Minister of Commerce and Industry Anand Sharma on Saturday said huge investments have been made in the region through massive allocations by Department of North-Eastern Region for building ... Read more...

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IBSA nations can do a lot together for each other and world: PM


April 16th, 2010 - 1:44 am ICT by ANI
Brasilia, April 15 (ANI): The Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, on Thursday said that India, Brazil, and South Africa or, the IBSA countries can do a lot by working together to ... Read more...

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Krishna heads to Kuwait; Indo-Arab conclave in Delhi


February 1st, 2010 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 1 (IANS) India's Gulf diplomacy is set to move into top gear this month as External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna heads to Kuwait Wednesday and New Delhi hosts ... Read more...

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New Zealand in talks for free trade agreement with India


February 1st, 2010 - 2:30 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Feb 1 (ANI): To benefit from India's economic growth, New Zealand has started negotiations for a free trade agreement with New Delhi.Trade Minister Tim Groser said the agreement will put New ... Read more...

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No change in India’s stand in trade talks: Anand Sharma


December 3rd, 2009 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 3 (IANS) India's position on agriculture and industry at the World Trade Organisation (WTO) negotiations has not changed and is aimed at protecting its farmers and small enterprises, Commerce ... Read more...

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World trade ministers meet as economy starts recovery


December 1st, 2009 - 2:19 pm ICT by IANS
Geneva, Dec 1 (DPA) Ministers and officials of the 153-member World Trade Organisation (WTO) are gathering in Geneva Tuesday for a second day of talks aimed at reviewing the work of the ... Read more...

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WTO holds first ministerial meeting in four years


November 30th, 2009 - 9:32 am ICT by IANS
Geneva, Nov 30 (DPA) The World Trade Organisation (WTO) begins its first ministerial meeting in four years Monday aimed at reviewing the work of the 153-member group. While trade negotiations are not on ... Read more...

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Asia-Pacific ministers warn economic crisis not over


November 11th, 2009 - 5:15 pm ICT by IANS
Singapore, Nov 11 (DPA) Ministers of the Asia-Pacific economies Wednesday warned that the global economic crisis was not yet over, saying the situation was still fragile despite the current upturn. "The consensus ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh meets visiting WTO trade ministers


September 5th, 2009 - 3:43 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep 5 (ANI): Visiting trade ministers of more than 30 countries including US Trade Representative Ron Kirk and WTO director general Pascal Lamy met Prime Minister Manmohan Singh here.During ... Read more...

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PM congratulates trade ministers for Delhi ‘breakthrough’


September 4th, 2009 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Friday applauded the breakthrough reached at the mini-ministerial meeting here of some 40 members of the World Trade Organisation (WTO) that would ... Read more...

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US urges WTO members to engage in multilateral talks to conclude Doha round


September 4th, 2009 - 7:29 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep. 4 (ANI): US Trade Representative Ron Kirk has urged World Trade Organisation members to engage in multilateral talks, and move beyond what was agreed upon earlier in order to ... Read more...

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