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Geithner to visit India June 27-28 for economic talks


June 12th, 2012 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 12 (IANS) Focusing on growing India-US economic ties, US Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner will travel to India June 27-28 for the third annual meeting of the US-India ... Read more...

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Clinton in Beijing for strategic, economic dialogue


May 2nd, 2012 - 12:30 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 2 (IANS) US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton arrived in Beijing Wednesday for the fourth round of the China-US Strategic and Economic Dialogue.The top US diplomat and ... Read more...

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Hillary Clinton to visit India, China, Bangladesh


April 27th, 2012 - 12:23 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 26 (IANS) US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will travel to India, China and Bangladesh next month to discuss bilateral relations, the State Department said Thursday.Clinton will visit ... Read more...

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US business groups to protest tax law changes in India


April 19th, 2012 - 12:03 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 19 (IANS) A dozen US business groups have asked US Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner to raise their concerns with New Delhi that some proposed changes in Indian ... Read more...

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Mukherjee to visit US to attend IMF-World Bank meeting


April 16th, 2012 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 16 (IANS) Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee will be on a four-day official visit to the United States beginning Thursday to attend the annual spring meeting of ... Read more...

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Economy not strong enough: US official


March 16th, 2012 - 1:10 pm ICT by IANS
New York, March 16 (IANS) US economy is on the mend and shows many signs of early recovery but still not strong enough to go without help from the government, ... Read more...

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Obama proposes minimum tax on foreign profits


February 23rd, 2012 - 12:34 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 23 (IANS) In a bid to discourage American multinational companies from moving their assets abroad and parking their profits there, the Obama administration has proposed a new ... Read more...

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`Europe needs stronger firewall against debt crisis’


January 28th, 2012 - 2:17 pm ICT by IANS
Davos, Jan 28 (IANS) Europe needs to build a better firewall and work towards a stronger commitment of financial resources to curb the debt crisis, said US Treasury Secretary Timothy ... Read more...

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Japan to reduce Iranian oil imports


January 12th, 2012 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, Jan 12 (IANS) Japan Thursday said it was planning to reduce its oil imports from Iran in line with US sanctions on Iran for its nuclear development programme."In the ... Read more...

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China, US pledge to advance economic recovery


January 11th, 2012 - 6:07 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 11 (IANS) China and the US Tuesday pledged to enhance their cooperation to advance the global economic recovery.The global economic recovery must remain the priority for all nations ... Read more...

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Three Gorges to buy stake in Portuguese firm


December 24th, 2011 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 24 (IANS) China's Three Gorges Corp will buy a 21 percent stake in Portuguese utility company EDP for 2.69 billion euros ($3.5 billion), beating rivals from Germany and ... Read more...

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Brazil’s fiscal conditions very favourable: Official


December 8th, 2011 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
Rio De Janeiro, Dec 8 (IANS) With sound fiscal performance and solid public accounts, Brazil can withstand ramifications of the eurozone debt crisis, a top treasury official has said."Brazil's fiscal ... Read more...

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US to unveil new sanctions on Iran


November 22nd, 2011 - 1:24 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 21 (IANS) The US will outline new sanctions on Iran to increase pressure over its nuclear programme, the State Department said Monday.Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Treasury ... Read more...

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Europe has resources to tackle crisis: US official


October 26th, 2011 - 1:48 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 26 (IANS) The financial crisis in Europe presents the most serious risk to global recovery, but the European nations have the resources to cope with it, ... Read more...

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Pranab to attend US-India CEO Forum


September 21st, 2011 - 11:25 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 21 (IANS) Indian Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee and Commerce Minister Anand Sharma are among the top leaders from India at a meeting of the US-India CEO Forum ... Read more...

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US stocks extend gains to third day


September 15th, 2011 - 9:23 am ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 15 (IANS) The US stocks extended gains to the third day Wednesday after German and French leaders showed their supports to Greece, Xinhua reported.The Dow Jones industrial ... Read more...

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Deven Sharma to quit as S&P;’s chief


August 23rd, 2011 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 23 (IANS) Deven Sharma, the Indian origin president of Standard & Poor's, the rating agency that shot into global prominence after the historic downgrade of the US debt ... Read more...

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US rejects Indian-Americans’ plea on disclosing offshore accounts


August 17th, 2011 - 12:03 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 17 (IANS) The US Treasury Department has turned down the Indian-American community's plea to extend the deadline for disclosing offshore accounts from Aug 31 to Dec 31 ... Read more...

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Indian American groups seek relief on foreign bank accounts


July 30th, 2011 - 11:52 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 30 (IANS) Several Indian American civic and professional groups have sought President Barack Obama's intervention in a joint campaign seeking relief on penalties stipulated by US tax ... Read more...

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Congress must act now on debt limit: Top US official


July 15th, 2011 - 11:17 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 15 (IANS/EFE) There is "no way" to extend the Aug 2 deadline for Congress to raise the US debt limit, Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner said Thursday."We don't have ... Read more...

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Clinton to visit India, nuclear waiver, AfPak tops agenda


July 8th, 2011 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) Amid anxieties about new guidelines of the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG), India will press the US for the transfer of sensitive technologies to enable ... Read more...

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India woos US with $1 trillion infrastructure business (Evening Lead)


June 29th, 2011 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 29 (IANS) India has invited US investors for $1 trillion dollar opportunities in infrastructure financing as both countries set a "robust agenda" to deepen their economic ties.There ... Read more...

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India plugs trillion dollar opportunity in infrastructure (Daylead)


June 29th, 2011 - 1:57 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 29 (IANS) As India and the United States set a "robust agenda" to deepen their economic ties, Indian Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee has plugged trillion dollar opportunities ... Read more...

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US vows to advance India’s rise as economic power


June 29th, 2011 - 11:01 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 29 (IANS) Aiming to make India one of its top 10 trading partners, the United States has vowed to help advance India's rise as an economic power, ... Read more...

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India invites US to help finance infrastructure projects (Second Lead)


June 29th, 2011 - 2:17 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 29 (IANS) India has invited US investors to help finance big infrastructure projects in the fast-developing nation as India is planning to raise $1 trillion in infrastructure ... Read more...

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Don’t worry, India’s growth story robust, Pranab to tell US


June 8th, 2011 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 8 (IANS) Amid apprehensions of a slowdown in the economy and a spate of scams that has dented India's global image, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee heads ... Read more...

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Chrysler repays $5.1 billion in TARP loans


May 25th, 2011 - 1:43 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- The U.S. Department of the Treasury on Tuesday announced that Chrysler Group LLC repaid $5.1 billion of its outstanding Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP) loans.Chrysler repaid $5.1 ... Read more...

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IMF chief resigns, denies sexual assault charges (Third Lead)


May 19th, 2011 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 19 (IANS) The embattled head of the International Monetary Fund, Dominique Strauss-Kahn, has quit amid growing pressure to resign five days after being jailed on charges of sexually ... Read more...

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IMF chief Strauss-Kahn quits (Second Lead)


May 19th, 2011 - 1:01 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 19 (IANS) The International Monetary Fund (IMF) said in a statement late Wednesday night that its managing director Dominique Strauss-Kahn, accused of trying to rape a New York ... Read more...

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Strauss-Kahn cannot run IMF: US


May 18th, 2011 - 11:49 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 18 (IANS) The International Monetary Fund (IMF) chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn is facing growing pressure to quit after US Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner said the disgraced head was "not ... Read more...

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Abu Dhabi prince meets Obama


April 28th, 2011 - 1:23 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 27 (IANS/WAM) The crown prince of Abu Dhabi and US President Barack Obama have pledged to continue their cooperation in areas of security and commerce.Sheikh Mohamed bin ... Read more...

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Latest Health Care Law Repeal Bill Passes House, Likely To Be Thwarted In Senate


January 20th, 2011 - 7:42 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Jan 20, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Yesterday the GOP led House of Representatives passed a bill that seeks to demolish the much touted health care reform promoted by Barack Obama, the president ... Read more...

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Hu faces ‘more assertive’ America on his visit over trade-currency-HR violation concerns


January 19th, 2011 - 3:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 19 (ANI): Chinese President Hu Jintao might have arrived Washington with a view to improve bilateral ties between the two nations ahead of his retirement in 2012, but is ... Read more...

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Sino-US relations can’t be hampered by trade frictions


January 18th, 2011 - 6:39 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Jan 18 (ANI): A Commerce Ministry official in China has said trade frictions cannot hamper economic and trade relations between Beijing and Washington."China would like to work with the US ... Read more...

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Obama may be more assertive during meeting with Hu


January 18th, 2011 - 2:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 18 (ANI): US President Barack Obama is likely to be more assertive with his Chinese counterpart Hu Jintao, when the latter visits Washington later this week, American officials have ... Read more...

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