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Neha Dasgupta

India pursues China-led trade deal despite domestic opposition

10 Oct 2019

NEW DELHI India is pressing ahead with talks to join a China-led free trade pact, officials said on Thursday, despite some domestic producers' concerns that the country could be flooded with cheaper Chinese imports.

India pursues China-led trade deal despite domestic opposition

10 Oct 2019

NEW DELHI India is pressing ahead with talks to join a China-led free trade pact, officials said on Thursday, despite the fears of some domestic producers that the country would be flooded with cheaper Chinese imports.

India protectionist, but U.S. negotiating limited trade deal: Ross

03 Oct 2019

NEW DELHI India is among the world's most protectionist countries but the United States is trying to negotiate a limited trade deal with the South Asian nation to resolve their differences, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross said on Thursday.

U.S. Commerce Secretary Ross to hold talks in India amid hopes of trade deal

01 Oct 2019

NEW DELHI U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross will be holding talks with Indian leaders this week and three sources in government and industry in New Delhi said there were renewed expectations of a trade deal on farm goods and pharmaceuticals.

India shelves plan on countrywide ban on single-use plastic products

01 Oct 2019

NEW DELHI India has held off imposing a blanket ban on single-use plastics to combat pollution, officials said on Tuesday, a measure seen as too disruptive for industry at a time when it is coping with an economic slowdown and job losses.

RPT-After 'Howdy Modi,' Trump and India's PM could sign trade deal

22 Sep 2019

WASHINGTON/NEW DELHI, Sept 21 The United States and India are racing to negotiate a limited trade deal that U.S. President Donald Trump and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi can sign at the United Nations General Assembly in New York at the end of September, people familiar with the talks said

After 'Howdy Modi,' Trump and India's PM could sign trade deal

21 Sep 2019

WASHINGTON/NEW DELHI The United States and India are racing to negotiate a limited trade deal that U.S. President Donald Trump and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi can sign at the United Nations General Assembly in New York at the end of September, people familiar with the talks said

Taiwanese businesses look to India as alternative to China

20 Sep 2019

NEW DELHI Taiwan is pitching India as a potential business destination to its tech, auto, renewable energy and farm sector firms as the United States' trade war with China has pushed its companies to look for newer markets, two officials said on Friday.

U.S. lawmakers urge Trump administration to restore India's trade privileges

18 Sep 2019

NEW DELHI Forty-four members of the U.S. Congress have urged President Donald Trump's trade representative to restore trade concessions to India, saying the withdrawal of the privilege had led to retaliatory tariffs from New Delhi which were hurting U.S. industry.

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