REGIONAL COMPREHENSIVE ECONOMIC PARTNERSHIP
PM Modi urged to take bold step to put India as leading economy in RCEP
The appeal was made by Singapore-based businessman Girija Pande, Chairman, Apex Avalon Consulting, and Asian Trade Centre Executive Director Dr Deborah Elms.
Milk import a concern in FTA talks
Government could look at lowering import duty for milk and milk products from NZ, although no formal offer...
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...
Jaishankar meets Singapore deputy prime minister, defence minister
Jaishankar, who is on a visit to Singapore, was accompanied by Minister of State for Civil Aviation Hardeep S Puri during his meeting with Keat, who is also Singapore's finance minister.
Over 100 stakeholder consultations on proposed RCEP in last 6 years: Commerce ministry
The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) is a proposed free trade agreement being negotiated by 16 countries.
Finance Ministry asks Commerce Ministry to assess revenue impact of proposed RCEP
India registered trade deficit in 2018-19 with as many as 11 RCEP member countries, including China, South Korea and Australia, out of the grouping of 16 nations.
India mulls ways to give least duty cuts to China in long time period in RCEP
As per the official, the government wanted to know the number of years various industries need to give zero duties to imports from the RCEP countries especially China.
Goyal cancels China visit for RCEP talks
“The visit has been cancelled because of Parliament session getting extended."
Keep auto components out of RCEP, prevent back door entry of China: ACMA
ACMA said despite no original equipment manufacturer from China present here imports of auto parts from the country stood at USD 4.6 billion in 2018-19.
Hopeful of addressing India's concerns in RCEP: Indonesian Trade Minister
Indonesia is the RCEP coordinator and leads the troika that also comprises Thailand’s trade minister and the Asean secretary general.
India awaits offers on easy access to professionals across borders
Many members of RCEP have not offered concessions on IT services and simpler cross-border movement.
Indonesian, Thai ministers to meet Piyush Goyal next week
RCEP is a proposed regional economic integration agreement among the 10 Asean countries and its six free-trade agreement partners—Australia, New Zealand, Japan, China, South Korea and India.
Steel ministry to give formal view on RCEP after meeting with stakeholders
Views of the steel sector assumes significance as the domestic players have raised serious concerns over significant reduction of customs duties under the proposed pact.
India may trade places with US to ship items to China
Plans to export antibiotics, diesel engines and granite amid tariff spat between Washington and Beijing.
13 RCEP nations oppose India’s strict country of origin norms
India wants strict rules of origin to prevent Chinese goods from flooding the country through member countries that may have lower or no duty levels.
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