India wants trade deal with US, claims Donald Trump
WASHINGTON: President Donald Trump has said India wants a trade deal with the US despite the tough stance taken by his administration on the issue.

India to drive global growth for 30 years: IMF
NEW DELHI: India’s economy is picking up and growth prospects look bright — partly due to the implementation of recent policies, such as the nationwide goods and services tax (GST), the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has said.

US-China trade war can make Indian products competitive, says CII
NEW DELHI: With the US imposing additional 25 per cent duty on imports worth USD 34 billion from China, certain Indian products may become more competitive, CII said today.

Ambassador optimistic about Vietnam-India trade hitting 15 billion USD
New Delhi (VNA) – Vietnamese Ambassador to India Ton Sinh Thanh stated that he is optimistic that Vietnam-India bilateral trade will hit 15 billion USD by 2020, during his remarks at the international conference “India-Vietnam: Strengthening Economic Ties” in New Delhi on July 26-27.

ASEAN-India trade likely to touch USD 100 billion by 2020: Hardeep Puri
ASEAN-India trade is likely to touch USD 100 billion by 2020, Union Urban Development and Housing Minister Hardeep Singh Puri said today, calling for greater cooperation between the two sides in economic sector.

Asia-Pacific countries push India to end duties on 90% trade goods
NEW DELHI: India is under pressure from 15 other Asia-Pacific countries, including China, to commit to eliminate duties on at least 90% of goods it trades with them under the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) being negotiated.

Second ASEAN-India workshop on blue economy held
New Delhi (VNA) – The second ASEAN-India Workshop on Blue Economy took place in New Delhi on July 18, attracting over 60 delegates, including government officials, scholars, and researchers from ASEAN and India.

India seeks ways to continue Iran oil imports
NEW DELHI: India hopes to avoid an abrupt end to oil imports from Iran without triggering sanctions even as it readies a rupee payment mechanism for oil imports from the Islamic Republic.

India to raise duties on 29 goods from US
India will raise duties on 29 products from the US, striking back against Washington’s move to impose higher tariffs on Indian steel and aluminium exports amid a global trade war that’s broken out as President Donald Trump seeks to combat what he perceives as unfair terms.

Việt Nam food firms set for India expo
HCM CITY — Many Vietnamese firms are set to participate in the Vibrant Tamil Nadu Expo and Summit in Madurai city, India, to seek information and business opportunities, a meeting heard in HCM City yesterday.