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Jun 07, 2018
G7 summit: Emmanuel Macron, Justin Trudeau says discussions will focus on US tariff impositionDiscussions in G7 summit are likely to focus on Trump's decision to impose punishing tariffs on imports of steel and aluminum from Washington's allies.
Apr 24, 2018
Centre to set up task force to frame policy on fast-growing e-commerce sectorThe government on Tuesday decided to set up a task force to finalise the contours of a policy on the fast growing e-commerce sector
Apr 08, 2018
Donald Trump suggests China will ‘take down’ its trade barriers amid global fears of escalating disputeAmid global fears of an escalating trade dispute between the US and China, President Donald Trump suggested that Beijing will ease trade barriers "because it is the right thing to do" and that the economic superpowers can settle the conflict that has rattled financial markets, consumers and businesses.
Apr 03, 2018
India imposes a ten percent tax on import of key smartphone componentsA customs duty of 10 percent was imposed on PCBs that are already populated with components such as memory and chips
Mar 15, 2018
US challenges India's export subsidy schemes at World Trade Organisation; says it harms American workersThe United States, on Wednesday, challenged Indian export subsidy schemes at the World Trade Organisation, saying these programmes harm American workers by creating an "uneven" playing field, officials said.
Jan 23, 2018
Trump imposes steep tariffs on imported washing machines and solar panels to protect local manufacturersThe decision was in line with Donald Trump's "America First" trade policy, which aims to protect local manufacturers from foreign competition.
Nov 22, 2017
Odisha to seek GI tag for 'Jagannath Rasagola' after consulting experts, says state minister Prafulla SamalThe Odisha government has decided to seek a Geographical Indication (GI) tag for 'Jagannath Rasagola' and not 'Odishara Rasagola' as was decided earlier after West Bengal got a GI tag for the popular sweet under 'Banglar Rosogolla'.
Nov 08, 2017
Donald Trump visits Beijing amid mounting tensions over trade, brief cooperation on North KoreaAfter a brief truce with China to cooperate on North Korea, United States (US) president Donald Trump arrived in Beijing on Wednesday amid mounting US trade complaints
Oct 20, 2017
European Commission launches an investigation into the import of e-bikes from ChinaThe EU accused China last December of scuttling a global environmental trade deal by insisting that bicycles be included as a tariff-free green product.
Sep 26, 2017
United States asks China to not implement its new cyber security law; claims that it could damage global tradeThe United States has asked China not to implement its new cyber security law over concerns it could damage global trade in services.