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Terrorism, agriculture and US-India cooperation
Terrorism and agriculture are among the issues raised in the joint India-US Science and Technology Cooperation Agreement issued on 18 July 2005 during Prime Minister Man Mohan Singh’s meeting with President Bush.
India and Mauritius begin talks on economic pact
India and Mauritius have held a first round of talks on a Comprehensive Economic Cooperation and Partnership Agreement (CECPA).
China calls for expediting Free Trade Agreement
Noting that bilateral trade between India and China is not as vast as their economies, the China Council for Promotion of International Trade has called for expediting the process of a free trade agreement (FTA).
India keen on building strong ties wth Gulf states
"We are looking at something more than FTAs. We would like to sign CECAs with the Gulf states. They are an important area of foreign policy," the Indian Prime Minister Office sources said.
Limited FTA with US
India and the US will discuss the possibility of a bilateral investment agreement or a limited free-trade agreement (FTA) in services next month at the first meeting of the recently constituted United States-India Trade Policy Forum.
India and Indonesia seek to boost bilateral trade
India and Indonesia have decided to set up a joint study group to examine the possibility of a Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement.
Dhaka again rejects Delhi’s FTA proposal
Bangladesh has once again outright rejected an Indian proposal for signing Free Trade Agreement (FTA) with her, urging the counterpart to sign the proposed South Asia Free Trade Agreement (SAFTA) for boosting the regional trade and commerce.
India-Chile Framework Agreement (2005)
India-Afghanistan PTA (2003)
India, Korea to ink economic pact soon
The final round of consultations of India-Korea Joint Study Group are to be held soon to finalise its report on the formulation of a Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (CEPA) between the two countries, Korean Minister of Foreign Affairs & Trade Ban Ki-Moon, said Monday.
India to explore FTA with AGCC
India will explore a free trade agreement with the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) and explore opportunities with individual countries in the Arab world for greater cooperation in the services sector.
CECA and free trade agreements
A Comprehensive Economic Cooperation Agreement (CECA) between India and Singapore has been signed on the 29th June in New Delhi by the Prime Ministers of two countries.
Inter-ministerial group to assess trade agreement with China
The Indian government is planning to constitute a high-level inter-ministerial group to weigh the pros and cons of having some sort of trade/economic pact with China.
FTA with Singapore to benefit India: NCAER
Changing its views on India-Singapore Comprehensive Economic Cooperation Agreement (ISCECA), the Delhi-based think-tank National Council of Applied Economic Research (NCAER) has said that India will be benefitted from ‘plus’ component of the free trade agreement (FTA).
Thai team coming to discuss FTA
A high-level team from Thailand is visiting New Delhi on Monday to discuss the details of the proposed India-Thailand free trade agreement with Indian officials.
Proceed with care:There’s no need to rush into an FTA with China
Commerce minister Kamal Nath’s position that a Free Trade Agreement (FTA) with China would not work until it becomes a market economy is not unreasonable.
Bilateral Free Trade Agreement deal with neighbouring countries: consultants to point out benefits, risks
The Bangladesh commerce ministry is going to consultants to run a study to identify the benefits and possible risks of signing any bilateral trade agreement (FTA) with neighbouring countries.
Demand for short FTA sensitive list
India on Tuesday moved a step closer towards finalising its negotiating strategy for the BIMSTEC Free Trade Agreement (FTA) with the Commerce Ministry continuing rigorous consultations with Indian industry for identifying the items of India’s export interest figuring in the "sensitive list’’ of other member countries.
Text of India-US joint statement (July 2005)
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and President Bush declare their resolve to transform the relationship between their countries and establish a global partnership.
’Govt must not relent on Rules of Origin’
The government must not relent under any pressure from ASEAN countries to dilute the Rules of Origin that India has framed before signing the Comprehensive Economic Cooperation Agreement with Singapore, the Indian Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry has said.