Category Archives: Trade Agreements

Modi visit to US: Trump appearance signals importance of India

Source: BBC News 22nd September 2019   Five years ago, when Narendra Modi first stepped on US soil as India’s prime minister to chants of his name and “Hail Mother India”, many called it audacious. The rock star reception at New … Continue reading

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After ‘Howdy Modi’, Trump and Modi likely to sign trade deal

Source: Live Mint 22nd September 2019   The deal will lower some tariffs on US produce and restore preferential treatment for some Indian exports to the United States US President Donald Trump and Prime Minister Narendra will meet this Sunday in … Continue reading

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US – India Relations: President Trump To Sign New Trade Deal With Indian PM Modi?

Source: International Business Times 22nd September 2019   resident Donald Trump is set to meet Indian Prime Minister Modi on Sunday at an Indian-American rally in Houston called “Howdy Modi!” Although both nations are engaged in a tense tariff battle, some believe the … Continue reading

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India-US trade talks: Trading lives?

Source: Deccan Herald 21st September 2019 Prime Minister Narendra Modi is set to meet US President Donald Trump to discuss trade issues between the two countries in a few days’ time. Health workers and doctors working with patients suffering from tuberculosis, … Continue reading

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As Modi Visits US, What Does the Free Trade Pact Mean for India’s Pharma Industry?

Source: The Wire 21st September 2019 A Free Trade Agreement with the US will likely result in the amendment of the Patents Act, which could impact the Indian pharma industry.  Prime Minister Narendra Modi is scheduled to travel to the US … Continue reading

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Pharma talks: Govt urged to safeguard public health

Source: Times Of India 21st September 2019   Mumbai: Ahead of PM Narendra Modi’s visit to the US to discuss a ‘trade-package’ with US President, health activists, patient groups and the domestic medical device industry have urged the government not to … Continue reading

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Activists urge Modi to reject India-US trade deal as it may hit access to affordable healthcare

Source: Live Mint 21st September 2019 The letter to the prime minister comes ahead of his visit to the US starting Sunday, where he is scheduled to meet US President Donald Trump NEW DELHI : A civil society group has written to Prime … Continue reading

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Doctors Without Borders Urges Modi Govt to Not Commit on Intellectual Property Rights to US

Source: News 18 21st September 2019   The international humanitarian medical body said any such trade package would affect millions of people who rely on affordable generic medicines produced in India.   New Delhi: Ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to … Continue reading

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Trump Races for Trade Deals With Japan and India as China Fight Persists

Source: The New York Times 20th September     President Trump and Prime Minister Shinzo Abe of Japan discussing trade at the Group of 7 summit in France last month. Unlike traditional trade deals, any agreement they announce is likely to … Continue reading

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We meet criteria for preferential trade status, India tells US ahead of PM Modi’s visit

Source: Hindustan Times 20th September 2019     New Delhi has been one of the biggest beneficiaries of the Generalised System of Preferences scheme that allowed zero tariff entry to some imports from 120 countries. India on Thursday said that it … Continue reading

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