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India To Evaluate RCEP

India has not closed the door on the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP), Indian foreign minister S. Jaishankar said recently, adding that New Delhi’s concerns were clearly expressed and the ball was in the court of the partner countries. According to the minister, there was a substantial gap between India’s position and that of other countries in the RCEP — 10 ...

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Australia’s Rubicon Water Improves Water Efficiency For India’s Farmers

Melbourne-based Rubicon Water focuses on improving large-scale, gravity-fed irrigation systems. The company offers advanced technology designed to sustainably increase global food and fibre production by improving water use efficiency. Rubicon’s solutions autonomously control the delivery of irrigation water to farms in irrigation channels, which reduces losses and improves the reliability, flexibility and timeliness of supply. The company also has a range ...

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DPIIT Focusing On Six Parameters To Push India’s Ease Of Doing Business Ranking

The Commerce and Industry Ministry has prepared a blueprint to further improve India’s ranking in the World Bank’s ease of doing business index with a focus on six parameters, including enforcing contracts and starting a business, an official said. The Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT), under the ministry, is also following reform activities in Kolkata and Bengaluru ...

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Japan, India Boost Digital Partnership For New Technology Era

India and Japan are particularly focusing on information sharing on development of digital infrastructure to improve architecture design, according to a joint statement recently released by the Information-technology Promotion Agency, Japan, the Japan External Trade Organization, and the Indian Software Product Industry Roundtable. Well-designed digital social infrastructure is expected to play a significant role in enhancing the efficiencies of societal services ...

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India Strengthens Strategic Ties With South Africa

The bilateral ties between India and South Africa further deepened in 2019 with the two countries stepping up their cooperation in the area of defence and developing a road map to enhance their strategic partnership. South African President Cyril Ramaphosa was the chief guest at the Republic Day parade in New Delhi on January 26. The visit of Ramaphosa, the ...

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India, Iran Agree To Speed Up Work On Chabahar

India and Iran recently agreed to accelerate work on the strategic Chabahar project as External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar held wide-ranging talks with his Iranian counterpart Javad Zarif on regional and global issues of mutual interest. The Chabahar port — jointly being developed by India, Iran and Afghanistan — is considered a gateway to golden opportunities for trade with central Asian nations ...

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India, US Sign Defence Tech Transfer Pact

India and the US have signed an agreement to facilitate transfer of defence technology during a 2+2 meeting of the top foreign affairs and defence leaders on growing strategic relations between the world’s largest and most powerful democracies. India’s Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, and External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar, and US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Defence Secretary Mark ...

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India Looks To Russian Coal To Lessen Dependence On US, Canada & Australia

India looks to Russian coal to lessen dependence on US, Canada & Australia. India and Russia are in talks to source coking coal in Russia’s Far East, as New Delhi is seeking to diversify from its traditional suppliers such as the US, Canada and Australia. In 10 years, the South Asian country is expected to need twice more coal than ...

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Japanese Trade Minister Still Hopeful On India’s Decision On RCEP

Despite India’s decision to exit of the ASEAN-led 15-nation Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) Free Trade Agreement last month, officials from India’s Indo-Pacific partners Australia and Japan are still discussing the issue in the hope that the government will rethink the decision. Japanese trade minister Hiroshi Kajiyama will discuss the terms with Piyush Goyal today under which India can get ...

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Companies from India and Germany Cooperate In The Initiative “Digital India” In The Sectors “Industry 4.0” And “The Internet of Things” – Mario Ohoven

SMEs are the real growth engine behind the impressive performance of German economy. Economic activities in Germany are dispersed and not concentrated owing to the SME sector. In an interview with Relin Hedly, New Media Communication, Mario Ohoven, President of the BVMW (Federal Association of Small and Medium Enterprises) highlights the strengths of the SME sector below…  1.What is the ...

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