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Trade volume among BRICS nations up six-fold


September 12th, 2012 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 12 (IANS) The annual trade volume among five BRICS countries reached $300 billion in 2011, about six-fold increase over the past decade, a Chinese minister said.The BRICS nations ... Read more...

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China expects S100 bn trade volume with India by 2015


August 17th, 2012 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 17 (IANS) Despite a fall in the volume of India-China bilateral trade for the first half of the current year, China remained upbeat over trade prospects with India ... Read more...

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Myanmar’s foreign trade hits nearly $5 bn


July 24th, 2012 - 2:22 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon, July 24 (IANS) Myanmar's foreign trade hit nearly $5 billion in the first three months (April-June) of the fiscal year 2012-13, a media report said Tuesday. Of the foreign ... Read more...

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Indian envoy seeks direct flights to Cambodia


July 24th, 2012 - 1:28 pm ICT by IANS
Phnom Penh, July 24 (IANS) India's Ambassador Dinesh K. Patnaik pledged Tuesday to urge Indian airlines to operate direct flights to Cambodia in order to boost bilateral relations in trade, ... Read more...

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Russia seeks faster trade growth with Italy


July 24th, 2012 - 9:55 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 24 (IANS) Russian President Vladimir Putin has said that he is confident of restoration of bilateral trade between his country and Italy and the two-way trade volume can ... Read more...

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Cuban president embarks on China, Vietnam trip


July 3rd, 2012 - 5:22 am ICT by IANS
Havana, July 3 (IANS) Cuban President Raul Castro has embarked on an official tour to China and Vietnam, the Prensa Latina news agency reported Monday.Castro and his delegation, including Foreign ... Read more...

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Putin begins state visit to China (Lead)


June 5th, 2012 - 3:09 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 5 (IANS) Russian President Vladimir Putin arrived here Tuesday, kicking off a state visit to China.He will also attend the 12th Meeting of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) ... Read more...

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15 percent of world trade should be Chinese: Minister


May 8th, 2012 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 8 (IANS) As the second-largest economy and with a fifth of the world's population, China should account for 15 percent of global trade volume, Minister of Commerce Chen ... Read more...

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China should show kindness to neighbours: Daily


April 10th, 2012 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 10 (IANS) Arguing that China's economic rise is good for the world, a Chinese commentary said Tuesday that Beijing must "show more kindness" to neighbouring countries worried about ... Read more...

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China, Cuba sign agreements to enhance economic ties


April 10th, 2012 - 2:21 pm ICT by IANS
Havana, April 10 (IANS) Entrepreneurs from Cuba and China's Shandong province have signed cooperation agreements in the fields of biotechnology and information.Officials from China's Lukang Pharmaceutical Company and Cuba's ... Read more...

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China sees imported wine market boom


March 28th, 2012 - 10:45 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 28 (IANS) China has imported a record $1.27 billion worth of bottled wine in 2011, up by 94 percent year-on-year, industry experts said.The value of imported loose-packed wine ... Read more...

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Indonesia eyes more investment from China


March 26th, 2012 - 12:19 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 25 (IANS) Indonesia invited Chinese enterprises to increase their investment, said a joint statement released here Sunday as Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono wrapped up a three-day state ... 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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South Korea’s short-term foreign debts hit four-year low


February 21st, 2012 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, Feb 21 (IANS) South Korea's short-term foreign debts hit a nearly four-year low last year as local lenders paid back external debts with long-term funds borrowed from overseas, the ... Read more...

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Myanmar foreign trade to grow by 30 percent


February 13th, 2012 - 7:03 am ICT by IANS
Yangon, Feb 13 (IANS) Myanmar's foreign trade will grow by more than 30 percent to $16.1 billion in the 2011-12 fiscal year, the commerce ministry said. It was $12 billion ... Read more...

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Arab-Chinese business meet kicks off in Sharjah


January 19th, 2012 - 1:01 am ICT by IANS
Sharjah, Jan 18 (IANS/WAM) Sharjah ruler Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qasimi and visiting Chinese Prime Minister Wen Jiabao inaugurated the fourth Arab-Chinese Business Conference here Wednesday.The conference is organised ... Read more...

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Pakistan, Afghanistan to double bilateral trade to $5 bn


January 18th, 2012 - 5:11 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 18 (IANS) Pakistan and Afghanistan have agreed to increase bilateral trade volume to $5 billion by 2015 from the present near $2.5 billion, said officials.The Pakistan-Afghanistan Joint Economic ... Read more...

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China’s foreign trade growth slows in November


December 11th, 2011 - 3:22 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 11 (IANS) China's foreign trade rose by 17.6 percent year-on-year to $334.4 billion in November, compared with 21.6 percent in October, amid weak external demand and a slowing ... Read more...

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Kochi now connected to Europe by ship


November 14th, 2011 - 11:52 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Nov 14 (IANS) The International Container Transhipment Terminal (ICTT) here Monday announced that the first weekly service vessel, connecting Kochi directly to European ports, had berthed here.The ship ... Read more...

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Important for China to communicate with US: Hu


November 13th, 2011 - 4:21 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 13 (IANS) Chinese President Hu Jintao has told his US counterpart Barack Obama that it was "all the more important" for China to enhance communication and coordination ... Read more...

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Indo-China trade to reach $100 bn by 2015: Sharma


November 3rd, 2011 - 10:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 3 (IANS) The government Thursday said that bilateral trade between India and China would reach $100 billion by 2015.Commerce, Industry and Textiles Minister Anand Sharma, who is ... Read more...

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India, Italy eye euro 15 bn trade volume, tie-ups


October 31st, 2011 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 31 (IANS) India and Italy hope to expand trade volume to euro 15 billion, while increasing collaborations in a host of sectors like infrastructure, biotechnology, and agriculture, ... Read more...

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China’s foreign trade to top $3 trillion this year: Official


October 28th, 2011 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 28 (IANS) A senior Chinese official said Friday the country's foreign trade volume will surpass $3 trillion this year, accounting for 10.5 percent of the world's total.The country's ... Read more...

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Vietnamese president to visit India


October 10th, 2011 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
Hanoi, Oct 10 (IANS) Vietnamese President Truong Tan Sang begins a four-day official visit to India Tuesday, a media report said Monday. Truong Tan Sang will make the Oct 11-14 ... Read more...

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Business visa issues will be resolved: Pakistani minister


September 29th, 2011 - 11:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) Continuing trade diplomacy on his five-day visit to India, Pakistani Commerce Minister Amin Fahim Thursday said businessmen of both countries would soon be able to ... Read more...

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World going through stormy period: WTO chief Lamy


September 6th, 2011 - 10:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) The global economy is going through a "stormy period" and is likely to witness further slowdown in growth, unsustainable fiscal deficits and high unemployment, ... Read more...

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Enhance trade with India, says Pakistan forum


August 18th, 2011 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 18 (IANS) A business forum in Karachi has sought enhancement of trade between Pakistan and India.The Karachi Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KCCI) sought an increase in India-Pakistan ... Read more...

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Turkey to strengthen relations with Pakistan


August 12th, 2011 - 6:04 am ICT by IANS
Ankara, Aug 12 (IANS) Turkey has vowed to consolidate its relations with Pakistan.Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu stated this during a joint press conference after holding talks with his Pakistani ... Read more...

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Pakistan must enhance global trade: Minister


July 30th, 2011 - 1:55 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 30 (IANS) Pakistan's global trade should be increased to strengthen the country's economy, Finance Minister Abdul Hafeez Shaikh has said."Development of a country depends on its level of ... Read more...

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50 mn home appliances sold in China’s countryside


July 7th, 2011 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 7 (IANS) Over 50 million home appliances were sold in China's countryside in the first half of 2011, the authorities said.It took place under a policy to promote ... Read more...

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Bangladesh seeks close ties with China


June 20th, 2011 - 10:51 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 20 (IANS) Visiting Bangladeshi Foreign Minister Dipu Moni said Monday that her country seeks to boost close bilateral cooperation with China. The two-way trade volume exceeded $7 ... Read more...

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India Dubai’s biggest trade partner in Jan-Feb


May 20th, 2011 - 2:07 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, May 20 (IANS/WAM) India was Dubai's main import, export and re-export trading partner for the first two months of 2011, while the emirate's non-petroleum direct international trade shot up ... Read more...

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India hosts officials from Sudan


April 28th, 2011 - 12:37 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) Indian External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna Wednesday met Sudan's foreign minister and is scheduled Thursday to meet a special envoy from South Sudan, which will ... Read more...

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Constructive engagement with India vital for good ties: Gilani


April 27th, 2011 - 12:44 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 27 (IANS) Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has said that constructive engagement with India was vital for both countries to move towards the goal of establishing good ... Read more...

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An Islamabad-Istanbul train that will traverse 6,500 km


April 18th, 2011 - 1:28 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 18 (IANS) A cargo train that will cover a distance of 6,500 km from Islamabad through Tehran to Istanbul will be "running in less than a year", ... Read more...

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