What India has done about the RCEP is perfect. It couldn’t be otherwise
26 Nov 2020 4:29 AM
Since the signing of the RCEP agreement, criticism of India for sitting out the mega free trade pact has arisen in some quarters
23 Nov 2020 11:54 PM
The signing of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership has significantly altered the Indo-Pacific strategic environment
17 Nov 2020 11:46 AM
India's economic growth hit a six-year low of 5 per cent in the first quarter of the current fiscal.
15 Nov 2019 5:01 PM
An astonishingly ambitious plan of action without doubt, RCEP invariably had to have its bumps.
15 Nov 2019 12:43 AM
Exports to China account for just around 15 per cent, while another 11 per cent go to other destinations in East Asia.
08 Nov 2019 2:31 AM
The nature of the bureaucratic beast is a bit against the spirit of doing something long term.
08 Nov 2019 1:45 AM
Chidambaram, in a tweet posted by his family on his behalf, said the UPA's decision in 2012 to engage with RCEP countries was correct.
07 Nov 2019 11:04 AM
There is a lurking fear among many of the “10 plus 6” — the 10 Asean countries and six of their partners — that China will seek to dominate RCEP.
06 Nov 2019 12:09 AM
PM Modi on Monday conveyed India's decision not to join RCEP deal at a summit meeting of the 16-nation bloc.
05 Nov 2019 5:36 PM
India announced not to join China-backed RCEP as its key concerns and non-tariff barriers could not be resolved.
05 Nov 2019 3:08 PM
In series of tweets, Shah said decision will ensure support to India's farmers, MSME sector, dairy and manufacturing sectors, among others.
05 Nov 2019 8:33 AM
Congress chief spokesperson Randeep Surjewala said it is a win for all those protecting national interests.
05 Nov 2019 8:16 AM
The sources said there will no compromise on the country's core interests.
04 Nov 2019 7:41 PM
A major sticking point has been demands from India, which is worried about a potential flood of Chinese imports.
04 Nov 2019 10:16 AM
India has held on to its demands of amicable resolution of market access and tariff related issues.
04 Nov 2019 8:26 AM
There were some reservations about opposing the RCEP as the trade pact was initiated by the Manmohan Singh government.
04 Nov 2019 12:10 AM
RCEP is a proposed free trade agreement between the 10-member states of the Asean and its six FTA partners.
03 Nov 2019 5:21 AM
Beginning Nov. 5, it will start a countrywide stir on unemployment, agrarian distress, downturn and RCEP.
03 Nov 2019 5:15 AM
The RCEP agreement essentially represents an escalation of these steps towards a larger umbrella agreement in the Asia-Oceania region.
03 Nov 2019 5:05 AM