Preess Release 21 December 2015, NEW DELHI WTO NAIROBI PACKAGE: India packed off empty handed and humiliated Civil society groups in India have come out strongly against the outcome of the WTO Nairobi Ministerial citing concerns on both the negotiating process and substantive issues in the various texts adopted. The Ministerial was extended by an... Continue Reading →
Global crude oil prices dropped to $84 per barrel on Wednesday, raising hopes that retail fuel prices will be slashed further. India currently imports around 190 million tonnes of crude oil per year or two-thirds of the nation's total energy demand, at a cost of $145 billion. This accounts for more than a third of... Continue Reading →
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India to block U.S. trade probes, ready for fight at WTO.
http://pib.gov.in/newsite/erelease.aspx?relid=0 Department Related Parliamentary Standing Committee on Commerce Invites Suggestions of Public on Credit and Market Access Facilities for Foreign Trade The Department Related Parliamentary Standing Committee on Commerce, headed by ShriShanta Kumar, M.P., Rajya Sabha has taken up the subject of “Credit and Market Access Facilities for Foreign Trade” for examination and report.... Continue Reading →
12 July 2013 New Delhi PRESS STATEMENT Civil society groups call upon the Indian Government to reject US pressure on Economic Policies In an open letter (attached) to the Prime Minister of India, against the backdrop of the US-India Business Council (USIBC) Leadership Summit held in Washington on July 11, 2013, the Forum Against Free... Continue Reading →
Commerce minister Anand Sharma seeks political support from France to complete negotiations with EU via India tells France no further scope to meet free trade deal demands - Livemint.
The upcoming monsoon session of the Parliament seems to be holding the key to finally have the trade deal signed between India and the 28-nation bloc European Union EU. via Parliament holds the key to unlock India - EU FTA talks | Business Standard.