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EU-India Trade and Technology Council

The European Union and India have agreed to establish a Trade and Technology Council with the aim of addressing the challenges to ensure security and trusted technology keeping in line with rapid geopolitical changes. Overview: The decision of setting up such a council is a first for India with any of its partner nations. The ..

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India – UAE CEPA Negotiations

India and UAE launched the Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement in September 2021. The countries are to hold the third round of negotiations. What is CEPA? CEPA is an economic deal signed between India and UAE in 2017. It is a free trade pact. It covers negotiation on trade and services, investment and other economic partnerships. ..

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Narendra Modi meets Australian special envoy on Free Trade

Prime Minister Narendra Modi met with Former Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott, on August 6, 2021. Highlights Both the leaders addressed measures to strengthen bilateral trade, investment, and economic cooperation with the objective of realising full potential of India-Australia Comprehensive Strategic Partnership. They underlined that, improved economic cooperation between India and Australia will help both ..

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UK launches process to start Free trade talks with India

United Kingdom launched the process to start free trade talks with India followed by launch of a 14-week consultation process with business representatives to get their views on prospective Free trade deal. Highlights Free Trade talks is expected to formally start in September-October, 2021. This “Enhanced Trade Partnership (EYP)” will bring up new opportunities for ..

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UK-India $1.4 billion investment deal

The Government of India and British Government recently finalised a one billion pound of trade and investment with India. This is expected to create 6,500 jobs in the UK. The deal has been finalised ahead of the virtual summit between Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson. The leaders will ..

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What are CLMV countries?

The sixth India-CLMV Business Conclave 2020 was recently held. During the conclave, India invited the CLMV countries to join International Solar Alliance and the Resilient Supply Chain Initiative. The Conclave was held under the theme “Building Bridges for Constructive Development”. During the conclave, India mentioned that it is ready to share COVID-19 vaccine with the ..

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