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India-Canada To Resume Negotiations Over CEPA; IT Jobs In Agenda

India and Canada are likely to restart negotiation over the Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (CEPA), overdue since 2017, in April 2020. A government official stated that several virtual meetings were held between the two countries. Moreover, through CEPA, India aims to boost job opportunities for IT professionals in Canada, enabling easier work visas. Meanwhile, Canada will focus on the expansion of agricultural trade with India… read-more

Tue, 06 Apr 2021 - 07:20 PM / by Neha Sanjeev

Tags: Canada, India, trade deals, IT sector, CEPA

Courtesy: Money Control

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Pakistan Takes U-Turn To Resume India Imports After Political Recoil

Pakistan PM Imran Khan rejected the Economic Coordination Committee's decision to trade with India on April 1. Reportedly, the ECC on March 31 decided to resume import of cotton and sugar from India after two years. While Pakistan did not cite any reason for the unilateral U-turn, the imports were notably blocked since the Centre scrapped Article 370. The imports were earlier nodded as both armies committed to a ceasefire along LAC.

Thu, 01 Apr 2021 - 07:25 PM / by Sohini Mandal

Tags: Pakistan, Imran Khan, India, trade deals, Sugar, Cotton

Courtesy: Hindustan Times

Boris Johnson to visit India in the end of April

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British PM Boris Johnson To Visit India In April To Boost Trade Relations

British PM Boris Johnson will be visiting India in April amid the UK's ongoing effort to boost trade relations between the countries. It will be his first major international trip after Britain’s exit from the European Union. Reportedly, Britain aims to zoom in on Indo-Pacific regions as part of its Integrated Review of government policy. Earlier, Johnson was invited to attend India's Republic Day Parade, though he could not come due to COVID… read-more

Tue, 16 Mar 2021 - 11:45 AM / by Neha Sanjeev

Tags: Boris Johnson, UK, Britain, trade deals, India-Britain

Courtesy: Indian Express

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Maldives To Break Ties with China in-order To Maintain Relationship With Other Nations

The Maldives considers breaking its ties with China to have a smooth relationship with other countries including India. Reportedly, the island nation is in plans to scrap the Free Trade Agreement (FTA) with Beijing. The Maldives Economic Minister Fayyaz Ismail opined that the FTA between the Maldives and China is unacceptable and should not have been signed. Further, the finance minister Ibrahim Ameer also called the FTA as "non-existent".… read-more

Mon, 12 Oct 2020 - 11:02 AM / by Shivam Chandrashekhar Kulkarni

Tags: Maldives, China, trade deals, Covid-19

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Direct Cargo Service To Start Between India and Maldives; Operated Under SCI

On September 21, External Affair Minister S Jaishankar announced the redemption of direct cargo ferry service for the first time between India and Maldives. The service, operated by the Shipping Corporation of India (SCI), will help improve trade relations between the two countries and is planned to run twice a month. Experts opine that the service will reduce the time for transportation of goods, and also be cost-effective.

Tue, 22 Sep 2020 - 12:45 PM / by Sneha Ramesh

Tags: India, Maldives, trade deals, Cargo service

Courtesy: The Indian Express

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PM Modi Promises Rs 10,000 Crore Transshipment Port at Nicobar Island

In order to offer shorter transits for trade via shipping routes, PM Modi on August 10 said that India will invest Rs 10,000 crore in the construction of transshipment port at Great Nicobar Island. He announced this during the inauguration of the first undersea optical fiber project to provide high-speed internet to the archipelago. The project will ease movement in the busy east-west international shipping routes.  … read-more

Tue, 11 Aug 2020 - 02:49 PM / by Tania Mukhopadhyay

Tags: PM Narendra Modi, Andaman and Nicobar, Indian Economy, trade deals

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Study Lists Out 327 Items Imported from China, Says can Possibly be Made in India

A paper by Research and Information System for Developing Countries (RIS) revealed that 327 items which include products like mobile phones, cameras, solar panels, air-conditioners, etc comprise of 3/4th of the total imports India receives from China. According to the UN Comtrade data, the value of these items were 66.6 million USD in 2018 and 76.4 million USD in 2019. The study pointed out that, these products can possibly be manufactured in… read-more

Mon, 10 Aug 2020 - 09:04 AM / by Shivam Chandrashekhar Kulkarni

Tags: India, China, trade deals

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Amid India-China Tensions, Imports from Hong Kong are being Screened.

Amidst the India-China tensions, where India is trying to be more self-dependent, imports from Hong Kong are under scrutiny. The trade deal between India and Hong Kong is on the rise with imports tripling in just four years. While there have been new and stricter rules when it comes to Chinese imports and investments, China is routing exports through Hong Kong.

Mon, 13 Jul 2020 - 01:00 PM / by Bhavyata Kagrana

Tags: india china face off, Hong Kong, trade deals

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