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India discussing natural gas swap with Russia, involving China
India is in talks with Russia to swap natural gas with China and Myanmar as an alternative to building a proposed pipeline to carry gas from Russian Siberia, a senior official said on Wednesday.

December gold imports to halve as cash crunch squeezes demand
India's overseas purchases of gold could halve this month after jumping to the highest level in 11 months in November because retail demand has faltered due to the government's move to scrap high-value currency notes, industry officials told Reuters.

At 7.3%, India remains fastest-growing economy but note ban clouds outlook
NEW DELHI: The Indian economy remained the world's fastest growing major economy in the July-September quarter rising on the back of healthy growth in agriculture but the outlook in the quarters ahead is clouded by the impact of the government's demonetisation move.

Vietnam attends international trade fair in India
New Delhi (VNA) – Vietnam is participating in the 36th India International Trade Fair (IITF), which opened in New Delhi on November 14.

India grapples with the effects of withdrawing 86% of cash in circulation
A crackdown on India’s black economy makes life harder for everyone.

Boycott China? Dragon now angel for Indian startups
BENGALURU: 'Boycott China' messages may have become routine on WhatsApp in India. But in the startup world, India and China are drawing closer.

Rs. 500, Rs. 1000 notes no longer legal tender
Currency of Rs. 500 and Rs.1,000 ceased to be legal tender from midnight on Tuesday. Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced this in a surprise address to the nation on Tuesday night. He said the decision was taken to root out the menace of black money and corruption.

Forum aims to boost Vietnam-India trade, investment ties
Hanoi (VNA) – A business forum was held in Hanoi on November 2 in an effort to boost trade and investment partnerships between Vietnam and India – one of the 10 biggest trade partners of the Southeast Asian nation.

Deputy PM urges Indian businesses to invest more in Vietnam
Hanoi (VNA) – Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue has urged Indian businesses to invest more in Vietnam, which has joined 10 free trade agreements of key regions in the world.

India, UK to explore free trade deal during Theresa May's trip
NEW DELHI: Making India her first bilateral visit outside the European Union (EU), UK Prime Minister Theresa May will explore with PM Narendra Modi, the future of ties between India and Britain in a post-Brexit world.