REGIONAL COMPREHENSIVE ECONOMIC PARTNERSHIP
Australia, New Zealand raise concerns on extending tariff sops in RCEP
“Australia, New Zealand and some Asean countries have raised concerns on higher staging period. They say it dilutes market access provisions,” said an official aware of the talks.
PM Narendra Modi calls for early conclusion of RCEP
PM Modi reiterated that India was committed to early conclusion of a high-quality, compre...
Jindal Stainless opposes inclusion of steel in mega APAC trade pact
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China says will further open up its economy, slams rising protectionism
The pact includes 16 countries, including China, India, Japan and South Korea, but not the United States. Li said China would work to "expedite" RCEP negotiations this week.
India plans trade deal to boost exports to China
The plan includes seeking duty waiver on a raft of products under the Asia Pacific Trade Agreement.
India has trade deficit with 10 Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) members
India had trade deficit with as many as 10 member countries, including China, South Korea and Australia, of the RCEP grouping of 16 nations.
India, ASEAN target swift conclusion of Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership
The summit was held here to mark the 25th anniversary of Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN)-India Dialogue Relations.
Trade ministers, chief negotiators to hold series of meetings on RCEP trade pact in October
The RCEP is a proposed free trade agreement being negotiated by 16 countries, including 10 Asean members and their six free trade agreement partners.
View: How the new US-China Cold War will play out for India
Till the new Cold War approach gels, India must accommodate at least some US trade demands.
View: Why India should conclude RCEP negotiations speedily
With the trade war between the two biggest economies intensifying, the world is likely to be left with regional trade agreements as the only game in town.
RCEP talks to go beyond 2018, India claims big gains
Parties to the RCEP negotiations also agreed to India’s demand to give tariff concessions to other partners except China over a 20-year period.
Agreement on world's biggest trade deal set for November, Singapore says
The RCEP, which includes 10 member nations of the ASEAN, dates back to six years when talks for the trade pact first began.
Market Movers: No excise cut in petrol, diesel; Biz confidence dips; Rupee fall continues & more
A lowdown on top macro triggers that may move market on Wednesday.
India can't afford to turn its back on free trade
A constructive stand needs to be worked out by month-end when leaders from 16 RCEP nations will meet.
Group of ministers on RCEP likely to meet on August 14
While the steel ministry has already aired its fears on India becoming a secondary market for steel imports from China, the agriculture ministry is wary of dairy products coming in from New Zealand.
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