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`Island row will damage Japan’s trade ties with China’


September 19th, 2012 - 1:28 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 19 (IANS) Japan's "purchase" of the disputed Diaoyu Islands will certainly affect and damage the development of economic and trade relations with China, the commerce ministry said Wednesday."It ... Read more...

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Amid Tamil Nadu unrest, Manmohan to meet Rajapaksa


September 18th, 2012 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will meet Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa here Thursday, and is expected to press for a viable political solution in the ... Read more...

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Improving trade with India to boost peace: Pakistani daily


August 3rd, 2012 - 11:56 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 3 (IANS) Stronger trade ties with India are "clearly a new track that expands the potential for positive contact", said a Pakistani daily, noting that trade creates a ... Read more...

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Business-friendly Gujarat appeals to US firms


July 14th, 2012 - 10:57 am ICT by IANS
Washington/New York, July 14 (IANS) Leading American businesses on the US East coast have greatly appreciated Indian state of Gujarat's business-friendly approach to economic development and are upbeat about ... Read more...

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Dubai, Indonesia to boost trade ties


June 13th, 2012 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, June 13 (IANS/WAM) The government of the emirate of Dubai will strengthen trade cooperation with Indonesia, it was announced Wednesday.An Indonesian delegation, led by Consul General in Dubai Mansyur ... Read more...

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Myanmar, Singapore eye trade ties


June 9th, 2012 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon, June 9 (IANS) Myanmar and Singapore will hold trade talks here next Thursday.A 118-member delegation from Singapore, representing 76 companies, will visit Myanmar June 10-15, the Myanmar Federation of ... Read more...

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Indian Navy ships in China next week, to expand strategic trust


June 7th, 2012 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 6 (IANS) In a sign of renewed momentum in bilateral ties, four Indian Navy ships will be docking in Shanghai next week on a goodwill visit, a ... Read more...

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Krishna meets China’s would-be PM


June 6th, 2012 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 6 (IANS) Indian External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna Wednesday met China's Vice Premier Li Keqiang, who is expected to succeed Premier Wen Jiabao next year, and discussed ... Read more...

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UAE, China seek to boost trade ties


May 25th, 2012 - 12:42 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, May 24 (IANS/WAM) UAE and China have discussed ways to boost bilateral trade and investment.UAE Foreign Trade Minister Sheikha Lubna Bint Khalid Al Qasimi held discussions with a ... Read more...

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Australia to give $200 mn aid to Pakistan


May 21st, 2012 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
Chicago/Islamabad, May 21 (IANS) Australia will provide over $200 million in financial assistance to Pakistan over the next three years under the Australia-Pakistan Development Partnership Programme.It was revealed during a ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Spain seeks stronger trade ties with Brazil


May 18th, 2012 - 12:32 pm ICT by IANS
Sao Paulo, May 18 (IANS/EFE) Spain's foreign minister lobbied here Thursday for strengthening "economic diplomacy" to tighten economic and trade links between his country and Brazil.On his first visit to ... Read more...

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Pakistan calls off Sir Creek talks with India


May 10th, 2012 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) Pakistan has called off a meeting with India to discuss their Sir Creek maritime boundary dispute, an official said here Thursday. Pakistan seems keen ... Read more...

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Saudi Arabia offers incentives to Indian pharma industry


May 9th, 2012 - 5:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) A high-level parliamentary delegation from Saudi Arabia currently on a visit to India Wednesday met Vice President Hamid Ansari and Health Minister Ghulam Nabi ... Read more...

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Sri Lankan business chamber steps up trade with BRICS


May 3rd, 2012 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, May 3 (IANS) Sri Lanka's largest business chamber has signed a deal with an organization representing Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa (BRICS) to increase trade ties, a ... Read more...

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India, Pakistan to sign ‘liberalised’ visa agreement (Lead)


April 25th, 2012 - 3:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) Seeking closer ties through a sustained talks process and a step by step approach to solve outstanding issues, India and Pakistan are likely to ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

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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Sri Lanka, Israel hold bilateral trade talks


April 23rd, 2012 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, April 23 (IANS) Sri Lanka and Israel have held their first bilateral consultation on enhancing trade ties, authorities said.This came immediately after Palestinian President Muhammad Abbas toured Sri Lanka ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka, South Korea eye increase in trade


April 23rd, 2012 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, April 23 (IANS) Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa left for South Korea Monday on a four-day official visit that will focus on increasing trade ties between the two countries.The ... Read more...

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New checkpost opened at Attari, to boost sub-continental trade (Second Lead)


April 13th, 2012 - 10:37 pm ICT by IANS
Attari (Punjab), April 13 (IANS) Trade between India and Pakistan through the land border route is expected to go up almost 10 times with the formal inauguration Friday of ... Read more...

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India, Pakistan plan Siachen, Sir Creek talks


April 11th, 2012 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 11 (IANS) Building upon discussions during President Asif Ali Zardari's Sunday visit to New Delhi, India and Pakistan are looking to step up the dialogue process ... Read more...

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Expand Pakistan, Saudi Arabia trade ties: Zardari


April 11th, 2012 - 2:04 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 11 (IANS) The huge potential of trade and economic activities between Pakistan and Saudi Arabia should be given a boost, President Asif Ali Zardari has said.Zardari Tuesday said ... Read more...

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Lifestyle Pakistan aims at direct India-Pakistan trade


April 10th, 2012 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 10 (IANS) From clothing and home furnishings to delicious Pakistani delicacies - the capital will get to enjoy all this and more at the first Lifestyle Pakistan ... Read more...

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Now India-China model for India-Pakistan ties?


April 8th, 2012 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 8 (IANS) In a potential paradigm shift in bilateral ties, Pakistan Sunday agreed with India to adopt the "India-China model" in negotiating their sensitive relationship, which ... Read more...

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South Africa pitches for greater Indian investment


April 8th, 2012 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 8 (IANS) With an ambitious programme for development, South Africa plans to conduct road shows and business events in major Indian cities to attract investments in ... Read more...

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J-K parties hope Manmohan-Zardari talks will help ease travel norms


April 5th, 2012 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 5 (IANS) Political parties from Jammu and Kashmir Thursday hoped that Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari's talks with Prime Minister Manmohan Singh during his visit here ... Read more...

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India, Virginia state agree to boost trade ties


April 5th, 2012 - 12:04 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 5 (IANS) Indian Ambassador Nirupama Rao and Virginia Governor Robert McDonnell have agreed to take concrete measures to forge greater trade and investment ties between India and the ... Read more...

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UAE, Lebanon seek to boost trade ties


April 5th, 2012 - 1:18 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, April 4 (IANS/WAM) The UAE and Lebanon have sought to boost trade and investments between the two countries.UAE Economy Minister Sultan Al Mansoori and his Lebanese counterpart Nicolas Nahhas ... Read more...

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Delhi to host Pakistani lifestyle expo


April 4th, 2012 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 4 (IANS) From clothing lines to home furnishings to accessories - more than 100 Pakistani companies are set to showcase their exquisite collections at a four-day Lifestyle ... Read more...

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Israel favours joint R&D; ventures with China


April 2nd, 2012 - 4:33 am ICT by IANS
Jerusalem, April 2 (IANS) Israeli cabinet has moved to strengthen bilateral trade ties with China by voting to support joint industrial research and development projects between the two countries.The Chief ... Read more...

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Manmohan, Medvedev pledge to scale up civil nuclear ties


March 29th, 2012 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Thursday held talks with Russian President Dmitry Medvedev on a host of bilateral issues that included scaling up civil nuclear ... Read more...

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UAE, Pakistan seek closer trade ties


March 24th, 2012 - 12:42 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 23 (IANS/WAM) The UAE and Pakistan seek to boost bilateral trade cooperation.UAE Ambassador to Pakistan Isa Abdullah Al Basha Al Nuaimi met with Pakistani Finance Minister Abdul Hafeez ... Read more...

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Iran, India pledge to boost trade ties


March 12th, 2012 - 8:49 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, March 12 (IANS) Iranian and Indian business leaders have pledged to boost trade ties. Currently, the bilateral trade is worth $15 billion and expected to hit $25 billion by ... Read more...

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India’s Iran stand a slap for US: Burns


February 20th, 2012 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 20 (IANS) A former top US diplomat has questioned India's ability to lead following New Delhi's decision to continue to buy Iranian oil, and called it a slap ... Read more...

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UAE, Brazil seek closer trade ties


February 17th, 2012 - 12:11 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Feb 16 (IANS/WAM) Visiting Brazilian Trade Minister Fernando Pimentel and Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Thursday discussed ways to boost bilateral trade ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka, Singapore sign trade agreement


February 16th, 2012 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Feb 16 (IANS) Sri Lanka and Singapore have signed an agreement to boost bilateral trade and investment.Sr Lanka President Mahinda Rajapaksa, who is on a two-day visit to the ... Read more...

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