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India’s global trade ambitions – Why closing the home market won’t work
As the world welcomes the US-China trade deal, India needs to have a deep rethink about our position in global trade today. Our audacious ‘Make in India’ programme never reached the promised heights and now has been dealt a crippling blow.
Farmers’ coalition threatens agitation if India goes ahead with US trade deal
A farmers’ coalition, which represents millions of farmers nationwide, has urged the Government to desist from negotiating an interim trade deal with the US, saying it would be detrimental to the interests of Indian farmers.
India offers US dairy, chicken access in bid for elusive trade deal with Trump
India has offered to partially open up its poultry and dairy markets in a bid for a limited trade deal during US President Donald Trump’s first official visit.
ExxonMobil, Canada enter landmark settlement in NAFTA arbitration
As a long-running dispute between Exxon Mobil Corp. and the government of Canada reached a multimillion-dollar settlement, lawyers for ExxonMobil announced.
US refuses to restore trade deal for India
While US President Donald Trump is expected to visit India, trade ties between the two countries remain frosty. India’s hope of reclaiming the benefits under the US Generalized System of Preferences scheme has been quashed.
US, Ecuador ’very close’ to concluding free trade agreement - White House
The United States and Ecuador are close to concluding a free trade agreement. US President is scheduled to meet with Ecuadorian counterpart at the White House on Wednesday (12 February).
As Trump takes aim at EU trade, European officials brace for fight
A scaled-down deal could include European apples and pears, US seafood, and food safety standards.
A new approach on investment
A US-India trade deal will have historic significance, especially if it ushers in a period of strong collaboration to advance a shared bilateral trade agenda and effectively resolves troubles as they arise.
Member states ‘in the dark’ over Commission’s talks with the US
A group of EU member states are unhappy about the lack of information from the European Commission on the trade talks with the US and have expressed their “nervousness” about what could be in the deal.
US-India likely to finalize trade, defence deal during Trump visit
After signing a trade deal with China, the US is likely to finalize a trade agreement and a defence deal with India during the visit of President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump later this month.
US energy secretary hopes Mexico, Canada will help export American coal
Canada and Mexico could help export US coal to Asia via USMCA to get around the blocking of shipments by West Coast states, US Energy Secretary said.
India not negotiating comprehensive FTA with US currently, says Piyush Goyal
A US team is likely to visit India to finalise talks on the proposed trade package ahead of the visit of US President Donald Trump.
Keep agri, dairy products out of trade deal with US, govt. told
Farmers groups and lobbies are now urging the Centre to ensure that agricultural products stay out of the ongoing Indo-U.S. trade negotiations as well.
India-US set to seal trade deal during Trump’s forthcoming visit to New Delhi
New Delhi and Washington are all set to seal a long-term Free Trade Agreement (FTA) during US President Donald Trump’s visit to India in the last week of Feb.
Why Kenya-US trade talks will cause disquiet in EAC
Kenya surrendered its customs space to the bloc in 2005 when it signed its customs union protocol. The rulebook compels member states to negotiate all trade pacts jointly.
Uhuru, Trump agree to establish Kenya-US free trade agreement
President Donald Trump has announced the United States intends to initiate trade agreement negotiations with Kenya.
Trump’s new trade deal is disastrous for the planet
The deal’s chapter on the environment fails to even mention "climate change." Nor does it include meaningful standards to prevent corporations from dumping toxic pollution in border communities.
Trump sights in WTO procurement pact for leverage on UK, EU
By threatening to withdraw from the GPA, the Trump administration can increase its leverage and obtain greater public procurement concessions in bilateral talks with the EU and UK.
Uber ready to take dispute with Colombia to international arbitration: regional manager
The ride-hailing firm said its initial calculations suggest damages from suspending its service in Colombia will exceed $250 million.
Coronavirus may delay hard-fought US trade wins in China
The rapidly spreading coronavirus could claim one more victim: the United States-China trade deal.