India, France see EU trade deal concluded by April

NEW DELHI Thu Feb 14, 2013 9:11pm IST

A truck ferries a shipping container at a port in Chennai February 13, 2013. REUTERS/Babu/Files

A truck ferries a shipping container at a port in Chennai February 13, 2013.

Credit: Reuters/Babu/Files

Coal Mining In The Punjab

Coal Mining In The Punjab

In Choa Saidan Shah miners dig coal with crude pick axes and load it onto donkeys to be transported to the surface earning a team of 4 workers around $10 to be split between them.  Slideshow 

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India and France said on Thursday they expected a free trade agreement between India and the European Union to be signed by April 2013, according to an Indian government statement.

Indian Trade Minister Anand Sharma said that the deal had undergone 15 rounds of negotiations already, and that they hoped the next round in March would be the last.

(Reporting by Matthias Williams)

FILED UNDER:
Comments (0)
This discussion is now closed. We welcome comments on our articles for a limited period after their publication.

  • Most Popular
  • Most Shared

REUTERS SHOWCASE

HCL Tech Results

HCL Tech Results

Q4 dollar revenue disappoints investors, shares fall  Full Article 

Fed Policy

Fed Policy

Fed presses forward with bond buying, cites uptick in inflation.  Full Article 

Q2 Profit Slips

Q2 Profit Slips

Samsung sees tough second half  Full Article 

Chinese Economy

Chinese Economy

China should set lower 2015 GDP growth target of 6.5-7 percent - IMF  Full Article 

Default Imminent

Default Imminent

Argentina fails to reach debt agreement   Full Article 

Economy Reboots

Economy Reboots

U.S. economy back on track with strong second-quarter rebound  Full Article 

Reuters India Mobile

Reuters India Mobile

Get the latest news on the go. Visit Reuters India on your mobile device.  Full Coverage