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Phase I of Trade Deal Signed between US and China

After 18 months of barbs and sanctions, the two economic powerhouses of the world, the United States and China have signed the Phase I of the trade deal on Wednesday, 15th January 2020 that have bought a long-anticipated relief for manufacturers of both the countries and to the rising economic slowdown globally. The agreement which ..

Trade Deficit with China declines Marginally in 2019

As India’s biggest single or bilateral trade deficit is with China over the last few decades which reached USD 58.04 billion in 2018, The Vice Minister of General Administration of Customs of China, Zou Zhiwu informed that the Indian marine products export to China has seen a ten-fold growth since the Wuhan Summit in April ..

Logo Design for the 70th Anniversary of Diplomatic Relation with China

Prime Minister Narendra Modi with his counterpart President Xi Jinping of China is set to commemorate the 70th Anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between India and China. The Indian counterpart in China said that the logo should reflect the historical and cultural bond between both the countries. It has declared that any individual ..

India-China 22nd Meeting of the Special Representatives with focus on ‘Boundary Question’

With focus on taking forward the developmental partnership between the two countries, the special representatives from India, led by the National Security Advisor of India, Ajit Doval met the special representatives from China, led by their State Councillor and Minister of Foreign Affairs, Wang Yi on Saturday, 21st December 2019 at New Delhi. Earlier in ..

Capacity-building programme for Afghan diplomats begins

On 11 Nov, Indian and Chinese officials began a course to train diplomats from Afghanistan at the Foreign Service Institute (FSI) run by the External Affairs Ministry. The two-week intensive programme, launched in the presence of Chinese Ambassador to India Sun Weidong, is designed to give the visiting diplomats an exposure to Indian diplomatic practices and ..

Short Note – Riots in Hong-Kong

The tiny nation of Hong-Kong is currently up in arms as over one million people have to take to the streets in the past 3 weeks to take on the local China-backed leaders and administration. The protestors had tried to storm the legislature house on the anniversary of the City’s return to China after a ..

Xi Jinping conferred with Kyrgyzstan’s Highest National Award

Chinese President Xi Jinping has been conferred the Kyrgyzstan’s highest national award titled “Manas Order of the First Degree” at the Ala Archa state residence in Bishkek. Xi, along with other leaders of the group including Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, is in Bishkek (the Kyrgyz capital) to attend the 19th Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) ..

Belt and Road Forum (BRF – 2019) held Beijing

In China, the 2nd edition of Belt and Road Forum (BRF – 2019) was officially held in Beijing with theme “Belt and Road Cooperation: Shaping a Brighter Shared Future”. In it, 37 heads-of-state and 159 countries had participated along with United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres and International Monetary Chief (IMF) Christine Lagarde. The BRF is ..