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US defended Amazon after news report claimed company bypassed Indian law, favoured certain sellers
Business

US defended Amazon after news report claimed company bypassed Indian law, favoured certain sellers

Emails obtained through the US Freedom of Information Act showed that American officials prepared a note for John Kerry, a top envoy of President Joe Biden, ahead of his meeting with India's Commerce Minister Piyush Goyal

Shiv Sena warns US Trade Represenative Office of 'grave consequences' for taking India of list of developing nations
Politics

Shiv Sena warns US Trade Represenative Office of 'grave consequences' for taking India of list of developing nations

The Shiv Sena has said that the United States Trade Representative (USTR) taking India off the developing country list ahead of President Donald Trump's visit has landed India into a crisis

Walmart chief executive Doug McMillon writes to Narendra Modi, seeks stable business atmosphere in country
Business

Walmart chief executive Doug McMillon writes to Narendra Modi, seeks stable business atmosphere in country

In April this year, McMillon had said that the retail giant continued to be committed to the Indian market given the huge opportunity that the country presents.

Donald Trump says he favours 'whole deal' with China, claims an 'easy agreement' not possible amid preparation of trade talks
World

Donald Trump says he favours 'whole deal' with China, claims an 'easy agreement' not possible amid preparation of trade talks

President Donald Trump said he preferred a comprehensive trade deal with China but did not rule out the possibility of an interim pact

Donald Trump calls China's decision to grant concessions on some US goods as 'big move' ahead of trade talks
World

Donald Trump calls China's decision to grant concessions on some US goods as 'big move' ahead of trade talks

US President Donald Trump welcomed China’s decision to exempt some US anti-cancer drugs and other goods from its tariffs

China says it wants 'calm' resolution to resolve trade dispute with US, opposes escalation of conflict
World

China says it wants 'calm' resolution to resolve trade dispute with US, opposes escalation of conflict

China is willing to resolve its trade dispute with the United States through 'calm' negotiations and resolutely opposes the escalation of the conflict

US president Donald Trump says he's 'the chosen one' to address trade imbalance with China
World

US president Donald Trump says he's 'the chosen one' to address trade imbalance with China

Trump told reporters his life would be easier if he had not mounted a trade war with China.

Donald Trump acknowledges 'aggressive' China trade policies could tip US into recession, says need strategy for long term benefits
World

Donald Trump acknowledges 'aggressive' China trade policies could tip US into recession, says need strategy for long term benefits

President Donald Trump acknowledged Tuesday his aggressive China trade policies may mean economic pain for Americans

Facebook, Amazon and Google call French digital tax discriminatory and retroactive
News & Analysis

Facebook, Amazon and Google call French digital tax discriminatory and retroactive

The proposed three percent tax on total annual revenues of companies that provide services to French consumers applies only to the largest tech companies

Donald Trump says 'not ready' for China trade deal, dismisses concerns over recession, faltering economic growth
World

Donald Trump says 'not ready' for China trade deal, dismisses concerns over recession, faltering economic growth

US President Donald Trump and top White House officials dismissed concerns that economic growth may be faltering

Donald Trump delays 10% tariffs on Chinese cellphones, laptops, toys; markets jump as relief for retailers, technology groups
World

Donald Trump delays 10% tariffs on Chinese cellphones, laptops, toys; markets jump as relief for retailers, technology groups

Donald Trump on Tuesday backed off his 1 September deadline for 10 percent tariffs on remaining Chinese imports, delaying duties on cellphones, laptops and other consumer goods

Where is India’s pharma market headed? Regulatory infrastructure must be put in place to ensure global quality
Business

Where is India’s pharma market headed? Regulatory infrastructure must be put in place to ensure global quality

The pace at which the “pharmacy of the world” is growing, there’s no denying that India is utilising its full potential.

Walmart told US in January India's new investment rules for e-commerce were regressive, says Reuters report
World

Walmart told US in January India's new investment rules for e-commerce were regressive, says Reuters report

Walmart told the US government privately in January that India’s new investment rules for e-commerce were regressive and had the potential to hurt trade ties a company document seen by Reuters showed

Walmart told US government India e-commerce rules regressive, warned of trade impact
Business

Walmart told US government India e-commerce rules regressive, warned of trade impact

In a closed-door meeting last month, however, Goyal warned both Flipkart and Amazon to comply with the new rules in letter and spirit,

Walmart told US govt. that India's e-commerce rules were regressive, could impact trade
News & Analysis

Walmart told US govt. that India's e-commerce rules were regressive, could impact trade

The new findings underline the level of concern at Walmart about India's new e-commerce rules.

Sino-US trade dispute: India should seize opportunities to increase exports in tariff-affected markets
Business

Sino-US trade dispute: India should seize opportunities to increase exports in tariff-affected markets

The tariff war is set to create distortions in both regional and global value chains, and its adverse impact is likely to spread to other developing countries, worsening their existing balance of payment challenges.

US officials reject Tesla's bid for relief from 25 percent tariff on China imports
News & Analysis

US officials reject Tesla's bid for relief from 25 percent tariff on China imports

Tesla's request was denied because it was deemed “strategically important” to the “Made in China 2025” program.

India, US hold talks over differences in trade, investment; Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross joins forum by video
Business

India, US hold talks over differences in trade, investment; Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross joins forum by video

Washington has also had a longstanding grievance with India over its large trade deficit with the United States and what it sees as the Indian government’s lax intellectual property enforcement.

China says trade talks with US made progress on forced tech transfers, IP rights; more consultations on the cards
Business

China says trade talks with US made progress on forced tech transfers, IP rights; more consultations on the cards

Trump has said he would increase those duties to 25 percent from 10 percent if no deal is reached by 2 March, and has threatened to tax all imports from China if it fails to cede to US demands.

Tesla asks exemption of the 25% tariff on Chinese-made car computer 'brain'
News & Analysis

Tesla asks exemption of the 25% tariff on Chinese-made car computer 'brain'

The Chinese-made computer is among $16 billion in imports that were hit with 25 percent tariffs by USTR.