REGIONAL COMPREHENSIVE ECONOMIC PARTNERSHIP
Govt identifies hundreds of products for possible import curbs
Import substitution has been a key theme of commerce and industry minister Piyush Goyal ever since he moved into Udyog Bhawan in June.
India wants data localisation in RCEP for security interests
Interestingly, although the FSA was negotiated by the RBI, the contact point for...
Mohan Bhagwat’s speech vindicates RCEP stand: RSS affiliates
Sangh affiliates like Swadeshi Jagran Manch fear that countries like China, Aust...
India insists Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership only if China lifts curbs on IT
RCEP is a proposed regional economic integration agreement among the 10 Asean countries and its six free-trade agreement (FTA) partners.
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.
Dairy industry wary of RCEP duty cuts
India is willing to liberalise the dairy sector with respect to New Zealand and allow a tariff rate quota-based access to skimmed milk powder and whole milk powder.
Inclusion of steel in RCEP talks worries industry captains
Industry captains and experts have called on the government to “exercise caution” while finalising the multilateral trade agreement.
View: India is dangerously close to becoming an also-ran
India has a reason to feel doubtful about RCEP, and it’s geopolitical more than economic.
RCEP, including India, committed to conclude agreement by November
Doubts expressed in the grouping on India’s future in RCEP as certain govt depts are opposing the pact.
India for safeguards to counter import surge
India wants ‘transitional safeguards measures auto-trigger and snapback’ to counter a sudden surge in imports.
National interest can’t be hijacked by a few industries: Piyush Goyal
Talks are ongoing to negotiate the China-initiated Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP), Piyush Goyal said, without specifying whether India would sign the deal in 2019.
RCEP: Jaishankar says India concerned over "enormous" trade deficit with China
The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) agreement is being negotiated among 10 ASEAN members and their six trade partners to create a free trade pact covering a third of the world's economy.
Piyush Goyal to meet counterparts from Russia, Japan, China, Australia next week
Goyal will attend the 7th RCEP ministerial meeting, 16th ASEAN India Economic Ministers (AEM) meeting and the 7th East Asia Economic Ministers Summit being held in Bangkok from September 8-10.
India readies list of products for sops as crucial RCEP meet nears
India has begun drawing up a list of products on which it can offer duty concessions to the 15 other Asia Pacific member countries, including China.
Local companies in a fix as steel imports surge
Shipments at zero duty from FTA countries have shot up by 67% in April-July 2019 against a 58% increase in the same period last year (April-July 2018).
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