Trade Ties

  • Indo-Pak trade issues to figure in Modi-Sharif talks on Tuesday June 14, 2014

    New Delhi: Trade related issues such as grant of non-discriminatory market access to Indian products are expected to figure in the bilateral meeting of Narendra Modi and Pakistan's Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Tuesday. "Definitely both the prime ministers will discuss issues related with trade....
  • Tough decisions needed to take Indo-US trade to $500 bn: Nancy Powell April 25, 2014

    New Delhi: The US on Friday said that its bilateral trade with India can grow five-fold to $500 billion provided both the governments take "tough" and "vital" decisions in that direction. Addressing an event in the national capital, Nancy Powell, who resigned from the post of US Ambassador to India earlier...
  • Indo-Pak deadlock continues, cross LoC trade fails to resume February 20, 2014

    Srinagar: Cross LoC trade on the Srinagar-Muzaffarabad route failed to resume on Wednesday. Indian and Pakistani authorities had agreed to resume trade but no Pakistani trucks arrived at the crossing point. The PoK authorities had suspended trade and travel between the divided parts of Kashmir on January 17 after 114 packets...
  • India, Pak discuss ways to normalise, enhance trade ties January 16, 2014

    New Delhi: Ahead of the meeting between their commerce ministers on Saturday, India and Pakistan on Wednesday discussed "impediments" hampering the normalisation of trade ties, in a bid to remove them and move forward. During the meeting between Commerce Secretary S R Rao and his Pakistani counterpart Qasim M Niyaz,...
  • Both sides need to learn lessons, says Salman Bashir on India-Pak relations November 24, 2013

    The outgoing High Commissioner of Pakistan to India Salman Bashir has said that Pakistan-India relations are important in the context of foreign policy. Speaking to CNN-IBN's Karan Thapar on Devil's Advocate ahead of the fifth anniversary of 26/11 Mumbai attacks, Bashir said, "Both the sides need to learn lessons. We...
  • Need to work together over Indo-British trade ties, says David Cameron November 14, 2013

    In an exclusive interview to IBN18's Editor-in-chief Rajdeep Sardesai, British Prime Minister David Cameron said that the countries need to work together on trade between India and Britain. He praised Sachin Tendlukar and his engagement with Gujarat. ...
  • PM to meet Obama, likely to discuss LoC killings, trade and nuclear issues September 27, 2013

    Washington: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will be meeting US President Barack Obama in Washington on Friday on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly summit that will be held in New York on Saturday. The Prime Minister who is scheduled to take part in a meeting over lunch with the US...
  • Arizona Governor Jan Brewer to lead trade delegation to India August 21, 2013

    Arizona Governor Jan Brewer will lead a delegation to India this week to increase trade ties and promote his State's competitive business climate, expand investment opportunities and foster a long-term relationship. "Arizona deeply values its relationship with India, and recognises the potential for meaningful and mutual business investment. It's essential...
  • Joe Biden likely to meet PM today, to discuss nuclear issues, trade July 23, 2013

    New Delhi: The United States of America Vice President Joe Biden is likely to meet Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in New Delhi on Tuesday. Biden is expected to discuss nuclear issues as well as Afghanistan and cooperation in East Asia with Manmohan Singh. He is also scheduled to meet leader...
  • India, Sri Lanka seek to double bilateral trade volume June 29, 2013

    Colombo: Officials from Sri Lanka and India held talks on trade, investment and economic cooperation aimed at doubling the bilateral trade volume. "Recognising that India is Sri Lanka's leading trade partner and that bilateral trade between the two countries has now reached $ 5 billion, it was agreed that the potential...
  • India, Tajikistan to hold talks on terror, trade April 15, 2013

    Dushanbe: Vice President Hamid Ansari will hold high-level talks with top Tajik leadership on Monday during which the issue of terrorism emanating from Pakistan and Afghanistan and trade ties are likely to top the agenda. The two countries will also discuss ways to boost trade ties, cooperation in capacity building...
  • South Australia-India to enhance trade ties March 25, 2013

    Melbourne: South Australia rolled out a 10-year strategy to enhance trade ties with India by holding its first meeting of South Australia-India Council in Adelaide. State Trade Minister Tom Kenyon said the strategy identified key sectors of the economy that could take advantage of India's rapid development and create local...
  • Egypt's President Mursi to hold talks with Manmohan on trade ties March 19, 2013

    New Delhi: Egypt's President Mohammad Mursi will hold bilateral talks with Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Tuesday, seeking to deepen relations with India and to make it a partner in his country's development. Mursi, who came to power after Egypt's first democratic elections in 2012, is likely to focus on...
  • 'Pak curbs efforts to normalise trade with India' July 27, 2012

    Islamabad: Pakistan has decided to curb efforts to normalise trade relations with India and the prospects of abolishing a negative list regime by December have "considerably dimmed", according to a media report on Friday. "Efforts to normalise trade with India have been dealt a serious blow, allegedly due to New Delhi...
  • Pak to widen trade ties with India by February November 15, 2011

    New Delhi: Pakistan took further steps toward normal trade and travel ties with India on Tuesday, agreeing to open most commerce with its larger neighbour by February in the latest sign of a thaw in relations between the nuclear-armed rivals. At a bilateral meeting in Delhi, the two countries' trade secretaries...
  • Zardari for fresh dialogue after Indian elections May 6, 2009

    Washington: Observing that no democratic government has ever gone to war with India, the visiting Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari has said he is waiting for the Indian elections to be over later this month to start a fresh peace dialogue with New Delhi. "I'm waiting for the (Indian general) elections...
  • Watch: Angry Chidambaram says India may snap ties January 14, 2009

    New Delhi: India may snap trade and transport links with Pakistan if our neighbours don't cooperate in the 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks probe. Home minister P Chidambaram hinted this in an interview to the Times in London. This on a day when Pakistan Prime Minister Gilani termed the 26/11 dossier...
  • China extends support to Indian traders June 17, 2007

    New Delhi: China has decided to issue 'Express Visas' to Indian businessmen with an aim of promoting trade between the two countries. 'Express Visas' would be issued to Indian businessmen recommended by the India-China Business Alliance (ICBA) launched by the Assocham and the Embassy of China. "The India-China Business Alliance is one...
  • Indian PM should visit Pak: Pak PM June 17, 2007

    In an exclusive interview to CNN-IBN, Pakistan Prime Minister Shaukat Aziz has said that Pakistan would be delighted to receive Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in their country for the progress of the peace dialogue. Suhasini Haider: Mr Aziz, are you satisfied with the progress of peace talks especially the ones...
  • Kashmir first, trade later: Pak PM June 17, 2007

    New Delhi: Pakistan Prime Minister Shaukat Aziz says economic ties with India are linked to progress on Kashmir. In an exclusive interview to CNN-IBN, he said conflict resolution would hold the key to economic relations as well. Just about 48 hours after the Foreign Ministers of Pakistan and India met...