India Walking a Tightrope on National Solar Mission Phase II amidst US Opposition

With the United States filing a complaint against India’s domestic content requirement (LCR) in the Jawaharlal Nehru National Solar Mission (JNSSM) with the Dispute Settlement Body of WTO in the backdrop of Ontario verdict and ministry for New & Renewable Energy (MNRE) in India insisting LCR clause is judicious, the ministry of Commerce and Industry [...]

Indian Trade with ASEAN Countries Growing Steadily

Tuesday August 13, 2013: While Indian Trade with ASEAN countries have grown steadily in the last three years- accounting for more than 10% of India’s total exports with these countries in these three years-the figures are particularly impressive for the countries with which India has got into Trade Agreements like CECA, FTA, PTA etc. For [...]

Negotiators Aim To Finalize Expanded Information Technology Coverage By End July

Japan, as the host of negotiations held during the week on expanding the coverage of the Information Technology Agreement (ITA), organized a transparency session on 31 May 2013 to report on progress on the expansion list itself, the anticipated problems associated with customs implementation, and the sensitivities of some members concerning some items in the [...]