RCEP urges India to return to negotiating table as Covid-19 wrecks economies
“The 29th RCEP Trade Negotiating Committee Meeting was held via video conference on 20, 22 and 24 April attended by 15 RCEP Participating Countries (RPCs), that is, the Member States of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), Australia, China, Japan, Korea, and New Zealand,” according to Joint Statement
India using public digital infra to achieve economic goals at home, connect globally: Jawed Ashraf
India's High Commissioner to Singapore Jaw...
Coronavirus: Minda Industries, Bharat Forge to stop manufacturing operations
Meanwhile, Bharat Forge in a filing to the BSE said, "the compan...
PM Modi favours expansion of ties between India and ASEAN
In his opening address at the India-ASEAN summit, the prime minister said enhancing surface, air and maritime connectivity between India and 10 nations of the bloc will significantly boost regional trade and economic growth.
Government initiates dialogue with ASEAN members for review of FTA: Piyush Goyal
"We have already initiated dialogue with ASEAN countries and I am happy to share with the House that ASEAN has agreed for a review of the FTA. We will take up various issues in the review and then we will report to the House," he told the House. He also said the Coffee Board is trying to develop an Indian brand of coffee .
US's Flex calls on India to review FTAs to stop bypass of import duties
For handset manufacturing companies, who avail the Product-Linked Incentive (PLI) scheme, which offers a graded incentive between 4%-6%, the loss will be somewhat compensated but will leave a gap for other electronic manufacturers.
ASEAN backs India's rising role in Indo-Pacific region
In his address at the annual India-ASEAN summit, PM Modi talked about the mutual coordination between India's vision of the Indo-Pacific and ASEAN Outlook for the strategically key region which has been witnessing growing Chinese assertiveness.
India eyes stronger business ties with ASEAN, at par with political relations: Ram Nath Kovind
President Ram Nath Kovind - during his ongoing state visit to Philippines - noted that ASEAN-India trade has jumped significantly in the past few years, but that it has quite a distance to go in matching the strength of diplomatic relations.
South China Sea: Chinese violation of territorial sovereignty rising concern in ASEAN
Chinese violation of territorial sovereignty in South China Sea is rising concern in ASEAN countries. South China Sea (SCS) situation in the...
Govt yet to take call on RCEP meeting invitation
The ASEAN Secretariat has invited India to attend the meeting to sort out its issues related to the proposed free trade deal. “India has received the invitation for the meeting. No decision has been taken on the issue,” said an official.
Consult stakeholders while negotiating ASEAN, RCEP & FTA, says SEA
SEA is an apex body of the edible oil industry and all the major importers and refiners of edible oils including palm oil are the members of the Association.
India's no to RCEP deal will protect millions of jobs: Industry
India has been forcefully raising the issue of market access as well as protected lists of goods mainly to shield its domestic market as there have been fears that the country may be flooded with cheap Chinese agricultural and industrial products, once it signs the deal. The RCEP negotiations were launched by the ASEAN leaders and six other countries.
Act East: India to offer 1000 PhDs in IITs for ASEAN nationals
External Affairs Minister Dr. S. Jaishankar formally launched the Fellowship Programme at a ceremony at the Ministry of External Affairs on Monday.
Rajnath speaks to Japanese counterpart, discusses bilateral ties, regional security situation
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Tuesday had a telephonic conversation with his Japanese counterpart Taro Kono during which the two leaders exchanged views on bilateral ties and regional security situation, the Defence Ministry said.
ASEAN is a region of great importance for India: S Jaishankar in Bangkok
ASEAN-India Ministerial Meeting held in Thailand’s Bangkok today. External Affairs Minister Subrahmanyam Jaishankar and Ministers of ASEAN (...
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