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  • India-Peru: Fifth round of Trade Negotiations held in New Delhi

    India and Peru on Thursday had another next round of negotiations for proposed free-trade agreement (FTA), aimed at boosting two-way commerce and investments. This is the fifth round of negotiations.


    The previous round took place in the Lima, where the agenda for discussions included the market access for good, movement of professionals and procedures for customs.

  • A new foreign trade policy on the anvil: Official

    The Commerce Ministry will soon come out with a new foreign trade policy, which provides guidelines and incentives for increasing exports for the next five financial years 2020-25, an official said.


    The Ministry is giving final touches to the new policy as the validity for the old one will end on March 31, 2020.

  • PM Modi begins three-nation trip, says engagements will strengthen India's relations with time-tested friends

    A head of his visit to France, the UAE and Bahrain, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said the engagements will strengthen India's relations with time-tested friends and help explore new areas of cooperation.


    Prime Minister Modi will visit the three countries from August 22 to 26. He will reach France on Thursday.

  • Maharashtra government gives in-principle nod for Food Processing Programme

    The Maharashtra government has agreed to develop in close cooperation from the Centre the Agro-Food Processing and Value Addition (Pilot) Programme in the state. The project will be implemented in 200 districts across the country. In Maharashtra, this project will be implemented in Nandurbar, Gadchiroli, Washim and Osmanabad.


  • Seven member committee formed to issue IGST related problems for exporters

    In a big breather for city based exporters who are facing the problem of delay in the processing of integrated GST (IGST) refund and other problems related to customs department, a seven member committee comprising of IRS officers of customs commissionerate Ludhiana and city businessmen has been formed which will work on solving these issues. 


  • India to rank trade partners to gauge restrictiveness

    India is developing an index to rank eight of its major trading partners and countries it is pursuing free trade agreements (FTA) with, to gauge their restrictiveness to cross-border movement of professionals, a crucial area of interest for the country. 


  • India, Myanmar likely to set up four Border Haats

    The success of the Border Haats with Bangladesh has prompted other northeastern states of India to go for similar arrangements with Myanmar. At the instance of the Mizoram government, the Centre is likely to set up four Border Haats (market) along the border with Myanmar to boost local trade and livelihood of the people living there.


  • India, Kenya explore ways to expand trade ties

    India and Kenya on Tuesday discussed ways to further trade ties by exploring opportunities in sectors like manufacturing, agriculture, ICT and metals, the commerce ministry said. 


  • PM Narendra Modi to visit Gulf countries; space, defence and trade cooperation in focus

    As part of India’s outreach to the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries, Prime Minister Narendra Modi is leaving on a three-nation tour later this week. The visit comes close on the heel of the recent revocation of article 370 and the bifurcation of Jammu and Kashmir.


  • Hope For Productive Talks On India-Bangladesh Ties: S Jaishankar

    External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Monday said he is hoping to hold productive and engaging discussions on strengthening the bilateral relations between India and Bangladesh.


    He made the comments after he arrived in Dhaka on a two-day visit to the country.


  • Will ensure ease of doing responsible business: Environ Minister Javadekar

    India will become a USD 5-trillion economy only when development and environment protection go hand in hand, Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar said on Monday, adding that his ministry will ensure ease of doing responsible business.


  • New Digital Management System Stalls India-Bangladesh trade

    Due to the introduction of a new online trade management system — Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) – the India-Bangladesh trade through Tripura has been hugely affected for the past two weeks, traders and officials said on Monday.


  • With a ‘high jump’ and $5 trillion target, PM Modi hints major reforms soon

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday reiterated his government’s resolve to make India a $5 trillion economy in the five years through several initiatives, including Rs 100 lakh crore investment in infrastructure, making policy environment more predictable and pushing for ‘Make in India’ with special emphasis on rural economy, and micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs).


  • India to build closer ties with Baltic nations with Naidu visit

    In keeping with the government's priority to boost ties with small nations, Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu will visit the three Baltic countries of Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia from August 17-21 in the first such high-level trip from India.


    The visit aims to advance India's outreach to the important countries that border the Baltic Sea.

  • PM Modi holds talks with Bhutan’s PM, signs 10 MoUs

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Bhutanese counterpart Lotay Tshering held a wide ranging talks on Saturday during which they discussed steps to further expand the bilateral partnership across several sectors.


    The two nations signed 10 Memoranda of Understandings (MoUs) to infuse new energy in their ties.