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Why India should not rush into a free trade deal with UK or EU

Why India should not rush into a free trade deal with UK or EU

September 15, 2020

Last week the UK and Japan announced that they had reached a bilateral free trade agreement that would govern their trade ties from the year 2020 when the UK completed its exit from the European Union and hence also exited the ambit of the EU-Japan trade pact. Both the countries ...

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Why India should not rush into a trade deal with the EU

Why India should not rush into a trade deal with the EU

April 10, 2018

While the EU wants India to lower dramatically its import duties on a variety of products like automobiles, agricultural products, luxury items as well as alcohol, India has been asking the EU to open its own markets for greater Indian exports.

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Indo-EU FTA: Renewed Hope on the Cards

Indo-EU FTA: Renewed Hope on the Cards

March 27, 2018

Caught in a limbo for the last five years, there is a renewed hope for India–EU trade talks. India has invited negotiators from the European Union to resume talks on Indo-EU Free Trade Agreement. Equally, India is also busy exploring opportunities with other trade blocs.

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International footfall grows by 11 pc in August 2017

International footfall grows by 11 pc in August 2017

September 21, 2017

The compilation and estimated data in terms of the number of foreign tourists coming to India demonstrate an 11 pc rise in August 2017 compared to August last year; reveals the Ministry of Tourism.

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Booming domestic and international tourism in India

Booming domestic and international tourism in India

June 30, 2017

India, a booming sector in tourism worldwide, has witnessed a significant rise in the growth rate of Foreign Tourist Arrivals, opening up newer avenues in trade opportunities and cooperation in the international market.

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India-Indonesia talks emphasise on fight against terror

India-Indonesia talks emphasise on fight against terror

December 13, 2016

The meeting between Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Indonesian President Joko Widodo gave importance to defence and security ties among other aspects in a bid to fight terrorism.

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Latest e-Tourist visa numbers in India

Latest e-Tourist visa numbers in India

May 13, 2016

The e-tourist visa scheme by the Indian government is trying to impose itself as the game-changer for the country’s tourism industry. But the announcement of a mammoth growth figure of 266 pc on e-visa arrival in April 2016 compared to the same period in 2015, contrasts sha...

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