India and Japan Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (CEPA)

On August 1, 2011, the Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (CEPA) between Japan and India became operational, nearly seven years after the negotiations began in 2004. The CEPA was signed on 16th Feb, 2011 in Tokyo. Subsequently on 30th June, 2011 Diplomatic Notes were exchanged informing each side that legal procedures necessary for entry into force [...]

India-Singapore Comprehensive Economic Cooperation Agreement (CECA)

The Comprehensive Economic Cooperation Agreement (CECA) between India and Singapore was signed on 29th June, 2005 by the Prime Minister Mr. Manmohan Singh and H.E. Mr. Lee Hsien Loong, Prime Minister of Singapore. The CECA has become operational with effect from 1-8-2005. This landmark agreement is India’s first ever CECA and Singapore’s first comprehensive bilateral [...]

Information Technology Agreement by WTO , 1996

The Ministerial Declaration on Trade in Information Technology Products (ITA) was concluded by 29 participants at the Singapore Ministerial Conference in December 1996. The number of participants has grown to 70, representing about 97 per cent of world trade in information technology products. The ITA provides for participants to completely eliminate duties on IT products [...]