User: basavapatna Topic: ASEAN
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Volvo wants to set up unit in India to cut import duty; try us, says Odisha 28.3.2017 Business Standard: Economy & Policy
With Swedish luxury car maker evaluating possibilities of setting up its assembly plant in India, Odisha has thrown its hat in the ring.The state government has invited Volvo Auto India to explore Odisha as a destination for its assembling facility by dangling an array of incentives the state offers. "We are given to understand that Volvo Auto India is exploring to set up an assembly unit in India. We invite you to consider setting up the unit in Odisha. The state's existing Industrial Policy Resolution (IPR) provides very competitive incentives for automobile manufacturers. In addition, a new dedicated policy for auto and auto components sector is on the anvil which will ensure unmatched competitive advantage for companies setting up units in the state", Odisha industries secretary Sanjeev Chopra stated in a letter to Tom von Bonsdorff, managing director, Volvo Auto India Ltd.Volvo is looking for an assembly plant in the country as it was losing heavily by forking out steep import ...
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EU turns 60, can Asia use it as a model for economic integration? 27.3.2017 All International Stories
EU provides a good model for other regions, including Asia
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India offering 'far deeper' proposals in RCEP: Rita Teaotia 27.3.2017 ET: Foreign Trade
The RCEP is a mega trade agreement being negotiated among 16 countries including ASEAN, India, China, Japan, South Korea, Australia and New Zealand.
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Must commit to multilateral free trade, says Chinese Vice-Premier 26.3.2017 News
China has become a strong advocate for free trade after US President Donald Trump's election
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'Beijing not seeking to militarise South China Sea' 24.3.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang on Friday said his country is not seeking to militarise the South China Sea and its presence in the area is only to maintain freedom of navigation.
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India for expediting WTO deal 23.3.2017 All News-IANS Stories
India on Thursday called for expediting negotiations at the World Trade Organisation (WTO) on a trade facilitation agreement in services (TFS), saying multilateral bodies cannot afford to deliver slowly in the present global context.
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Duterte meets Suu Kyi, donates aid for Rohingyas 20.3.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday met Myanmars de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi and donated $300,000 for the Muslim minority Rohingya community, which has been the victim of an escalation of violence that has left dozens dead and thousands displaced.
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‘Early visit of PM Modi to the U.S. would have a positive impact’ 15.3.2017 Hindu: Home
The former Foreign Secretary says he remains optimistic about India-U.S. ties and that India should reject China’s territorial claims
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India seeks Indonesia's help in cementing ties with ASEAN 14.3.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Union Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju on Tuesday sought Indonesia's partnership in cementing India's ties with the ASEAN bloc.
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Countries should unite and fight all forms and manifestations of terrorism: Vice President 14.3.2017 Govt of india: PIB
The Vice President of India, Shri M. Hamid Ansari has said that what is needed to curb and eliminate the scourge
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NE business summit attracts potential investors in the northeast region 14.3.2017 New Kerala: Business India
NE business summit attracts potential investors in the northeast region
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NE business summit attracts potential investors in the northeast region 14.3.2017 Sify Finance
New Delhi [India], Mar 14 (ANI): Blessed with rich natural resources and having diverse culture, northeast region is unique in their own way from the rest of the country. And to utilize the
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EU and ASEAN agree to put free trade pact back on agenda 10.3.2017 Sify Finance
By Neil Jerome Morales
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India should give bigger priority to ASEAN: Former diplomat 9.3.2017 Zee News : India National
India has an opportunity to develop a 20-year plan to enhance its relationship with ASEAN. 
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India proposes smallest duty cuts for China, highest for ASEAN in RCEP pact 9.3.2017 ET: Foreign Trade
This was the 17th round of talks and the next round would be held in the Philippines in April before a likely ministerial level meeting in May.
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RCEP: Members want India to reciprocate their tariff reduction offer 8.3.2017 All Economy & Policy Stories
While negotiations on the proposed Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) Agreement have recently broken through a deadlock, India is now under pressure to update its offers on tariff reduction on goods and services trade before the next meet.The last round of negotiations held last week in Kobe, Japan, have seen India receiving better offers from other nations on tariff reduction and market access in both merchandise as well as services trade. "This represents a forward movement after a significant period of stagnation in talks", a senior Commerce Ministry official said. However, the country is now expected to reciprocate similarly by updating its own offers, he added. The government is now considering the proposals, especially with regards to China, that may be made at the next month's meeting slated to be held in Philippines. The RCEP is a proposed free trade agreement (FTA) between the 10 countries of the Asean (Association of Southeast Asian Nations) and six others ..
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'China won't South China Sea stability be disturbed' 8.3.2017 All News-IANS Stories
China will never allow hard-won stability in the South China Sea to be disturbed or undermined again, Foreign Minister Wang Yi said on Wednesday.
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Taiwan seeking to woo more foreign students 5.3.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Under a new foreign policy it adopted last year, Taiwan is seeking to woo more foreign students, including from India, to study in its institutes of higher learning.
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European Parliament ends visa-free travel for Americans 3.3.2017 All News-IANS Stories
The European Parliament has voted to end visa-free travel for Americans within the European Union.
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Taiwan seeks FTA-like bilateral agreement with India 3.3.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Taiwan is seeking a Free Trade Agreement (FTA)-like bilateral agreement with India to boost trade and investments even as its companies are looking to relocate some of their manufacturing facilities from mainland China to India and Southeast Asia.
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