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Free trade at a heavy cost for India
The recently signed India-Thailand FTA has stirred a hornet’s nest in India. It is being argued that India has shown unnecessary haste in signing the agreement without fully comprehending its economic implications for Indian industry.
Sri Lanka to enter into free trade agreement with Egypt
Sri Lanka will enter into a free trade agreement with Egypt in January next year.
Merry-go round
Sri Lanka and Pakistan are hoping to have another go at the belated free trade agreement between the two countries in November.
Tom Yam Swamp
The Indo-Thai FTA is great news, but who will it benefit?
Bilateral trade talks falter after enthusiastic starts
Bangladesh is yet to make any clear headway in its bilateral talks in free trade agreements with India, Pakistan and Sri Lanka as well as trade and investment framework agreement with the United States.
Indo-Lanka economic partnership soon
India and Sri Lanka are on the threshold of a Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (CEPA), Sri Lankan Minister of Trade, Commerce and Consumer Affairs, Jeyaraj Fernandopulle said Friday.
FTA Pushes Up India, Lanka Trade By 128%
Bilateral trade between India and Sri Lanka has grown by 128% after the free trade agreement (FTA) became operational in March 2000.
India-Sri Lanka: South Indian business delegation calls on Minister Kadirgamar
A delegation of members of the Southern Region Office of the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) representing a variety of business enterprises called on Foreign Minister Lakshman Kadirgamar at the Ministry of Foreign affairs on August 31.
Jeyaraj holds discussions on Sri Lanka-US trade & investment agenda
Sri Lankan Minister of Trade and Commerce and Consumer Affairs, Jeyaraj Fernandopulle concluded his four day visit to the US moving forward the bilateral trade and investment agenda.
US ready to pursue FTA with Sri Lanka
The United States says it is keen to pursue a trade pact with Sri Lanka and agreed to meet in October to iron out issues.
Pakistan and Sri Lanka FTA talks on June 4-5
A four-member Pakistani delegation will visit Sri Lanka from June 3 to June 10 to finalise the Free Trade Agreement (FTA) with the government of Sri Lanka and to attend the third meeting of the Committee of Experts (COE) on carrying forward the South Asian Free Trade Area (SAFTA) process.