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Union Budget 2021: US business advocacy group urges Nirmala Sitharaman to lower tariff to compete with RCEP
World

Union Budget 2021: US business advocacy group urges Nirmala Sitharaman to lower tariff to compete with RCEP

India had walked out of the RCEP, a 14-member group led by China, as negotiations failed to address New Delhi's outstanding issues and concerns

India's decision to leave RCEP is mistake, should join trading bloc 'as soon as possible', says Montek Singh Alhuwalia
India

India's decision to leave RCEP is mistake, should join trading bloc 'as soon as possible', says Montek Singh Alhuwalia

Addressing a virtual event organised by the Centre for Social and Economic Progress, the former chairperson of the Planning Commission added that India isn't going to be part of the global supply chain if it keeps increasing tariffs

S Jaishankar suggests free trade talks with EU stuck due to bloc's reluctance
India

S Jaishankar suggests free trade talks with EU stuck due to bloc's reluctance

The talks for the FTA have been stalled since May 2013 when both sides failed to bridge substantial gaps on crucial issues, including on data security status for the IT sector

Economic hurdles and role of China mean staying out of RCEP isn't the wrong move for India... for now
India

Economic hurdles and role of China mean staying out of RCEP isn't the wrong move for India... for now

For now, there are a handful of major economic concerns that preclude India from considering the RCEP... and one rather formidable geopolitical one

As fifteen countries sign China-led trade pact, concerns grow in US, India
World

As fifteen countries sign China-led trade pact, concerns grow in US, India

The RCEP covers a larger population than any previous regional free trade agreement and could help further cement China’s image as the dominant economic power in its neighborhood

Fifteen countries sign biggest free trade deal, giving boost to China's Belt and Road initiative
World

Fifteen countries sign biggest free trade deal, giving boost to China's Belt and Road initiative

Last year, India had exited the RCEP agreement over concerns about cheap Chinese goods entering the country. India was a notable absentee during Sunday's virtual signing

India should heed appeal by RCEP members to return to negotiating table; then battle hard for equitable deal
India

India should heed appeal by RCEP members to return to negotiating table; then battle hard for equitable deal

On Wednesday, representatives from ASEAN, along with Japan, New Zealand, South Korea, Australia and China participated virtually in the 10th RCEP inter-sessional ministerial meeting

Galwan Valley clashes may have been China's pushback against efforts to thwart its ambitions for Indo-Pacific region
World

Galwan Valley clashes may have been China's pushback against efforts to thwart its ambitions for Indo-Pacific region

In the days since the violent face-off took place between the soldiers of the Indian Army and the People's Liberation Army in Galwan Valley in eastern Ladakh, the Chinese media has time and again brought the US and its Indo-Pacific Strategy into the conversation

Indian economy well-poised to take off; govt will hold discussions with Britain, EU on free trade agreements, says Piyush Goyal
Business

Indian economy well-poised to take off; govt will hold discussions with Britain, EU on free trade agreements, says Piyush Goyal

On RCEP, Goyal said it was an "unbalanced trade agreement, which was really not fulfilling the guiding principles on which RCEP started about eight years ago, therefore India chose not to participate in it".

ASEAN Secretariat invites India for RCEP meeting next month in Bali, govt yet to decide on participation
Business

ASEAN Secretariat invites India for RCEP meeting next month in Bali, govt yet to decide on participation

The RCEP, comprising 10-member ASEAN bloc and six other countries India, China, Japan, South Korea, Australia and New Zealand, is engaged in negotiations for a free-trade pact.

S Jaishankar says India has not closed doors on China-backed RCEP, will evaluate deal on its trade, economic merit
India

S Jaishankar says India has not closed doors on China-backed RCEP, will evaluate deal on its trade, economic merit

India has not closed its doors on the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) and will carry out a cost-benefit analysis to evaluate its merit, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar said on Wednesday

BRICS is an idea whose time has come and gone; for India, the only benefit is an alternative platform for China outreach
World

BRICS is an idea whose time has come and gone; for India, the only benefit is an alternative platform for China outreach

The BRICS Summit returned to Brazil after five years — as per the rotational nature of venues among the five member States — this week (13 and 14 November)

Why Moody’s cut its India credit rating outlook, investors taking refuge in gold ETFs; all this and more on Moneycontrol Pro
Business

Why Moody’s cut its India credit rating outlook, investors taking refuge in gold ETFs; all this and more on Moneycontrol Pro

Two years ago, Moody’s had upgraded India to Baa2 with a stable outlook from Baa3, the lowest investment rating.

China downplays India's decision not to sign RCEP trade deal, says member nations ready to address New Delhi's concerns
World

China downplays India's decision not to sign RCEP trade deal, says member nations ready to address New Delhi's concerns

China on Wednesday played down India's decision not to join the mega RCEP trade deal, saying the members of the grouping are prepared to work together to address New Delhi's concerns

Walking out of RCEP deal wasn't a 'bold decision', it was induced by fear of competition and will end up only harming India in long run
India

Walking out of RCEP deal wasn't a 'bold decision', it was induced by fear of competition and will end up only harming India in long run

RCEP deal: It is strange to call a decision a metric of 'strength', that has been taken out of fear. Regardless of the Opposition's or government's narrative, the fact remains that India's move to walk out of RCEP deal was borne out of worry against competition.

After India declines to join RCEP, China says it will follow principle of 'mutual understanding' to resolve outstanding issues
India

After India declines to join RCEP, China says it will follow principle of 'mutual understanding' to resolve outstanding issues

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday conveyed India's decision not to join the RCEP deal at a summit meeting of the 16-nation bloc, effectively wrecking its aim to create the world's largest free trade area having half of the world's population.

India decided not to join RCEP in national interest, reviewing other FTAs: Piyush Goyal
Business

India decided not to join RCEP in national interest, reviewing other FTAs: Piyush Goyal

India stood its ground at RCEP negotiations and in the national interest decided not to join the China-led mega-trade pact, said Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal on Tuesday

India pulls out of RCEP: Industry, traders and farmers welcome Narendra Modi govt's decision
Business

India pulls out of RCEP: Industry, traders and farmers welcome Narendra Modi govt's decision

Industry, traders and farmers on Monday appreciated the Modi government's decision not to join China-backed mega Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP)