Rice Production

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Global Rice Trade In Threat Amid Lack Of Rainfall In India

Amid the lack of rainfall in India, the world food-supply is facing serious consequences, across the world. The biggest exporter of rice, India faced scarcity of rain in many regions, which has caused food supply to other nations. In addition, in West Bengal, Uttar Pradesh's 13% area for rice production, declined, especially when India is facing price rises and inflation. Notably, India is responsible for 40% of the global rice trade.

Wed, 03 Aug 2022 - 06:47 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: India, Rice Production, rain, Food Supply, trade deals

Courtesy: The Economic Times


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CAIT Lashes Out At US For Terming Indian Markets 'Notorious'

As per reports, the US Trade Representative report featured Indian markets such as Heera Panna in Mumbai, Palika Bazar and Tank Road in Delhi and Kidderpore in Kolkata in the 2021 Notorious Markets List. The report is a bundle of lies having no creditable evidence and can’t be taken as a certificate of USTR, stated CAIT. Notably, CAIT will register its displeasure with the US Embassy in New Delhi.

Sun, 20 Feb 2022 - 02:29 PM / by Shaloo Priya

Tags: India, USA, trade deals

Courtesy: India Today

Piyush Goyal

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Re-launch of India-US Trade Policy Forum: Ministry Of Commerce

Commerce Minister Piyush Goyal and US Trade Representative Katherine Tai relaunched the Trade Policy Forum (TPF) and agreed to engage on issues that are affecting the trade between the two countries. The bilateral commerce between India and the US is expected to cross USD 100 billion in 2021. Further, both sides expressed satisfaction over the robust rebound in merchandise trade, which showed 50 percent growth over the same period since 2020… read-more

Tue, 23 Nov 2021 - 06:17 PM / by SAM RAHUL RAJASHEKHAR

Tags: Piyush Goyal, United States, Indian-American, Bilateral relation, trade deals

Courtesy: PTI

Huawei ZTE logo

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US Signs Legislations To Tighten Restrictions On Chinese Tech Firms

US President Joe Biden, on November 12, signed a legislation to prevent Chinese Tech firms such as Huawei and ZTE from receiving equipment licenses from US regulators. According to reports, the law no longer requires the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to review or approve any authorization application for equipment that poses "threat" to the national security. Biden and Jinping are expected to have virtual meet amid trade tensions,… read-more

Fri, 12 Nov 2021 - 02:25 PM / by SAM RAHUL RAJASHEKHAR

Tags: Joe BIden, President Xi Jinping, Huawei, ZTE, trade deals

Courtesy: Reuters

Former Australia PM Tony Abbott and PM Modi

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Tony Abbott Calls For 'Swift' India-Australia Trade Deal

Australian Trade Envoy Tony Abbott had visited India last week to discuss the trade agreements between the two nations. He described India as an "emerging democratic superpower" and said that this deal would be a sign to the democratic world not to be dependent on China. "Under (PM) Modi, India has revived the Quadrilateral Security Dialogue, and the first in-person Quad summit is expected in this year, said Abbott. 

Tue, 10 Aug 2021 - 11:53 AM / by Prateek Chakradhar

Tags: India-Australia, trade deals, Tony Abbott, PM Modi

Courtesy: NDTV

India-US economic relations

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'India Is A Challenging Place For Business': US State Department

The US has said that India "remains a challenging place" to do business. In its 2021 Investment Climate Statements report, the country's state department urged the Indian government to reduce barriers and bureaucratic hurdles for easy and attractive investment in the country. The report further mentioned the removal of constitutional status from Jammu and Kashmir and the process of the Citizenship Amendment Law.

Thu, 22 Jul 2021 - 08:45 PM / by Prateek Chakradhar

Tags: United States, INDIA-US RELATIONSHIP, trade deals, business, Ease of doing business

Courtesy: The Economic Times

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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

Imran Khan

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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

Maldives Flag

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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