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‘World dumps in Africa, India helps build capacity’ (With images)


August 6th, 2012 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) The world is using Africa as a dumping ground for its products but only India is helping the continent in capacity building, a group of ... Read more...

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Japan, Myanmar open trade talks


May 27th, 2012 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon, May 27 (IANS) Japan has opened negotiations with Myanmar on an investment agreement, the trade ministry said."Since many Japanese private companies are trying to do business with Burma (Myanmar), ... Read more...

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Denmark to boost exports to BRIC economies


May 10th, 2012 - 1:31 pm ICT by IANS
Copenhagen, May 10 (IANS) The Danish government aims to boost exports to emerging economies, including India, by 50 percent within the next five years, it said in a report here.The ... Read more...

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China’s trade with Latin America grew in 2011


April 18th, 2012 - 12:07 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 18 (IANS/EFE) The value of China's trade with Latin America rose 31.5 percent last year to $241.5 billion, a senior Chinese official said.Exchanges between the Asian giant and ... Read more...

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Russia destroys 60 percent chemical weapons


March 22nd, 2012 - 9:25 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 22 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia has destroyed more than 24,000 metric tonnes - or 60 percent - of its chemical weapons stockpile, the industry and trade ministry said."We have ... Read more...

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Brazil wants Mexico to cap vehicle exports


March 11th, 2012 - 11:56 am ICT by IANS
Brasilia, March 11 (IANS/EFE) Brazil's government wants Mexico to impose quotas on its own auto exports to the South American nation to ensure the total value does not exceed $1.4 ... Read more...

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UAE’s mineral water export up 38 percent


December 11th, 2011 - 1:08 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Dec 10 (IANS/WAM) UAE's mineral water export rose by 38 percent to about 107 million dhirams (about $13 million) in 2010 compared to the figure in the previous ... Read more...

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Indonesia considering import of 500,000 tonnes rice from India


November 4th, 2011 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, Nov 4 (IANS) Indonesia is considering import of 500,000 tonnes of rice from India, an official said Friday.Deddy Saleh, foreign trade director general at the trade ministry here, said ... Read more...

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Indonesian imports increase by 56.4 percent in September


November 2nd, 2011 - 10:56 pm ICT by BNO News
JAKARTA, INDONESIA (BNO NEWS) -- Indonesian imports increased by 56.4 percent in September when compared to the same period last year, reaching a total value of $15.1 billion, officials said on Wednesday.The ... Read more...

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UAE, China to enhance trade, tourism, investment ties


October 23rd, 2011 - 11:14 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 23 (IANS/WAM) The UAE and China have stressed on the importance of boosting their trade, tourism and investment ties.The affirmation came during a meeting held between Abdullah Ahmed ... Read more...

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Rwanda taps India for food security, investment


October 18th, 2011 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) Rwanda, a rising economy located at the crossroads of Central and East Africa, Tuesday pitched for greater trade with India and sought this country's expertise ... Read more...

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UAE eyes Indonesia, China trade expos


October 14th, 2011 - 12:35 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Oct 13 (IANS/WAM) The UAE companies will participate in the trade expos in Indonesia and China Oct 18-26, the foreign trade ministry has said.The 26th Trade Expo Indonesia ... Read more...

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India will lose if it takes on Sri Lanka: daily


June 12th, 2011 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, June 12 (IANS) A Sri Lankan columnist Sunday warned that India would be the loser if it imposed economic sanctions against Colombo in the wake of calls from politicians ... Read more...

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‘Indian investors face no discrimination In Ghana’


May 6th, 2011 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
Accra, May 6 (IANS) The Ghana Investment Promotion Centre (GIPC) has said its policies do not discriminate against any foreign investor and dismissed fears by some Indian investors that ... Read more...

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Brazil’s trade surplus more than doubles


May 3rd, 2011 - 11:02 am ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, May 3 (IANS/EFE) Brazil amassed a trade surplus of $5.03 billion in the first four months of the year, up 132 percent from the same period in ... Read more...

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Number of foreign visitors to Spain rises


April 26th, 2011 - 11:46 am ICT by IANS
Madrid, April 26 (IANS/EFE) Spain received nine million foreign tourists in the first quarter, 2.9 percent more than during the same period in 2010, according to a survey results released ... Read more...

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Symposium on non-tariff trade barriers in Abu Dhabi


April 19th, 2011 - 12:55 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, April 18 (IANS/WAM) A regional symposium on non-tariff trade barriers, hosted by the UAE's foreign trade ministry, in cooperation with the Gulf Cooperation Council and the Islamic Development ... Read more...

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UAE, US seek closer ties


March 23rd, 2011 - 12:55 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, March 22 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates and the US Tuesday held discussions on further strengthening their ties and promoting cooperation in the trade, energy and agriculture ... Read more...

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India-Malaysia trade to reach $15 bn by 2015


February 18th, 2011 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Kuala Lumpur, Feb 18 (IANS) India and Malaysia Friday signed an economic partnership agreement that is expected to raise bilateral trade to $15 billion by 2015, just two days after ... Read more...

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Tourist arrivals in Spain rises in 2010


January 25th, 2011 - 11:39 am ICT by IANS
Madrid, Jan 25 (IANS/EFE) Last year Spain welcomed 52.6 million foreign tourists, 1 percent more than in 2009, authorities said.The figures released previously by the Industry, Tourism and Trade Ministry indicated a ... Read more...

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Abu Dhabi workshop on monitoring commodity exchange


November 6th, 2010 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Nov 6 (IANS/WAM) The Department of Economic Development in Abu Dhabi will organize a workshop Sunday on the "mechanism for monitoring commodity exchanges".It will be held at the Fairmont Hotel, ... Read more...

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EU bans seafood from Pakistan


November 4th, 2010 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 4 (IANS) The European Union has banned the import of seafood from Pakistan for its failure to maintain food safety regulations, a media report said.Federal Minister for Trade Makhdoom Amin ... Read more...

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US businessmen to meet in Sri Lanka


October 1st, 2010 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 1 (IANS) A second annual conference to attract US investment to Sri Lanka will be held in Colombo Oct 12-14, giving business executives a chance to expand businesses in the ... Read more...

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UAE seeks to boost foreign trade


September 19th, 2010 - 11:19 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Sep 19 (IANS/WAM) The UAE said Sunday it will intensify efforts to market its products in Asia, Europe and South America and boost foreign investments in the country. To boost trade ... Read more...

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UAE posts $599 mn trade surplus with India


September 4th, 2010 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Sep 4 (IANS/WAM) UAE's trade surplus with India rose to 2.2 billion dirhams ($599 million) in the first quarter of 2010 from a deficit of 7.3 billion dirhams in the ... Read more...

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UAE, China discuss trade ties


August 15th, 2010 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Aug 15 (IANS/WAM) Officials of the UAE and China met here Sunday to discuss ways to boost their investment and trade cooperation. Deng Kuang, deputy director-general of Ningxia's commerce department, led ... Read more...

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New Zealand names high commissioner to India


July 27th, 2010 - 12:11 pm ICT by IANS
Auckland, July 27 (IANS) Jan Henderson has been appointed as New Zealand's next high commissioner to India. Henderson, who has as served in Turkey, Israel and Jordan and is currently director of the ... Read more...

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Germany is UAE’s 5th largest trade partner


May 24th, 2010 - 11:05 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, May 24 (IANS/WAM) Germany is the UAE's 5th largest trade partner with non-oil trade reaching $8.4 billion in 2009, a 36.5 percent increase compared to $6.1 billion in 2006. Germany's ... Read more...

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Russian car sales fall year-on-year in January-February


March 10th, 2010 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Sales of new passenger cars in Russia in January-February 2010 decreased by 34 percent compared with the same period last year, according to the Association of European ... Read more...

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Tourist arrivals in Spain dropped 8.7 percent in 2009


January 23rd, 2010 - 12:01 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Jan 23 (IANS/EFE) Foreign tourists arriving in Spain numbered 52.2 million in 2009, a decrease of 8.7 percent from the year before, authorities said. Nonetheless, according to a survey taken by the ... Read more...

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Brazil’s exports to US down 42 percent in


January 6th, 2010 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
Sao Paulo, Jan 6 (IANS/EFE) Brazilian exports to the US fell 42.2 percent in 2009, a senior official said. The secretary of Development, Industry and Foreign Trade Ministry Welber Barral acknowledged the drop ... Read more...

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Brazil’s 2009 trade surplus smallest in seven years


January 5th, 2010 - 12:52 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Jan 5 (IANS/EFE) Brazil registered a trade surplus last year of $24.62 billion, the smallest since 2002's positive balance of $13.09 billion, authorities said. The 2009 surplus was 1.4 percent ... Read more...

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UAE was world’s top cast iron rods importer in 2008


November 5th, 2009 - 11:41 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Nov 5 (IANS) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has imported cast iron rods worth $6.77 billion in 2008, a 237 percent increase over last year and 14 times more than ... Read more...

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Spain’s trade deficit plunges 52 percent


October 23rd, 2009 - 12:21 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Oct 23 (EFE) Spain's trade deficit plunged 52.4 percent during the first eight months of this year, compared to the same period in 2008, authorities said. The trade deficit totalled 31.91 billion ... Read more...

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Japan sees historic political change with new government (Second Lead)


September 16th, 2009 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, Sep 16 (DPA) One-time opposition leader Yukio Hatoyama was elected Japan's prime minister Wednesday by parliament, ushering in a sea change in Japanese politics. Both chambers of the Diet selected the 62-year-old ... Read more...

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