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
The Chinese delegation, headed by Liu He, which would leave on Saturday is expected to stay "a few days" in the US, the report said.
US-China announce 'phase one' of trade deal agreement; Beijing promises big farm purchases over next two years
Beijing has agreed to import at least $200 billion in additional US goods and services over the next two years on top of the amount it purchased in 2017, the top US trade negotiator said Friday.
'Congress advice to BJP not to sign RCEP is correct': P Chidambaram says difference between 2012 and 2019 is 'parlous' state of economy
The UPA's decision to engage with RCEP nations and the Congress' advice to the Modi government to not sign the trade deal were both correct as the difference between 2012 and 2019 is the "parlous" state of the economy, P Chidambaram said.
India pursues China-led trade deal despite domestic opposition; critics say cheap Chinese products will flood local markets
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
China still 'cautiously optimistic' on holding trade talks with United States despite new tariffs, says Vice-Premier Liu He
Trump wrote on Twitter on Saturday that he thinks China felt they were being "beaten so badly" in the recent negotiations that they may as well wait for the 2020 United States presidential election "to see if they could get lucky and have a Democrat win.
At the interbank forex market, the rupee opened with strength at 71 and advanced further to quote 16 paise higher at 70.98 against the dollar.
Donald Trump says trade deal with China likely; feels country is having 'hard time' dealing with US tarrifs
President Donald Trump said on Monday that he expects to be able to reach a trade deal with China, which is feeling the impact of US tariffs.
World stocks near four-week high as Sino-US talks show signs of progress towards trade deal; oil climbs
European bourses took the cue with the pan-European STOXX 600 gaining 0.6 percent with both German and French benchmarks jumping 1 percent.
After concluding USMCA, Donald Trump administration moves to negotiate trade deals with Japan, EU and UK
The Trump administration has informed the Congress of its intent to negotiate separate trade agreements with Japan, the UK and the EU, days after America signed a new business deal with neighbouring Mexico and Canada, replacing the 24-year-old NAFTA.
Donald Trump says India demanding trade deal to avoid US' tariffs on Indian products despite America's 'tough stance' on issue
US President Donald Trump on Saturday said that India wants to have a trade deal with the US because it does not want him to impose tariffs on their products.
South Korea’s trade ministry is preparing for the possible signing between President Moon Jae-in and US president Donald Trump during the UN meeting next week.
India and the United States last week held their maiden 2+2 dialogue in New Delhi. Primarily being a strategic dialogue, trade-related issues were also discussed
Singapore says agreement on world's biggest trade deal likely to be reached in November; accord doesn't include US
Singapore’s trade minister said on Saturday that broad agreement on the world’s biggest trade deal should be reached at a summit of leaders from participating nations in the city-state in November.
Hillary Clinton warns UK over bilateral deal with Donald Trump, claims US president 'doesn't believe in trade'
Former US presidential candidate Hillary Clinton cautioned Britain on Sunday over its push to secure a trade deal with US president Donald Trump after it leaves the European Union (EU)
Trade ministers of 16 countries, including India and China, will meet on 21 and 22 May to discuss progress on the negotiations of the proposed RCEP trade deal
Just a day before EU-Canada were to sign a major trade deal, an independent expert at the United Nations labeleld it a "fundamentally flawed treaty", and urged EU members to file referendum in their countries.
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's two-day visit to Dhaka from Saturday is likely to see the signing of 20 agreements besides talks with Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on boosting trade, connectivity and anti-terrorism measures.
New Delhi's blockade has plunged the WTO into its worst crisis in two decades
India is hopeful of a solution to the food stockpile issue at the WTO negotiations beginning next month at Geneva, which will also pave the way for signing of the trade facilitation agreement.<br />