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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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British Columbia To Embed Asia Trade Offices In Canadian Embassies

The British Columbia government’s decision to close its stand-alone trade offices in Asian countries is an effort to cut costs that will have long-term consequences for the province’s economy. The move was revealed by Kelowna West MLA Ben Stewart, who served for three years as B.C.’s trade representative in China after vacating his seat following the 2013 provincial election. Stewart ...

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India To Introduce Border Adjustment Tax: Piyush Goyal

Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal recently said India was looking at introducing a “border adjustment tax” on low cost imports from free trade partner countries, which will bring level playing field between such imports and locally produced goods. The proposed tax is perfectly compliant with the World Trade Organisation’s (WTO) rules on multilateral trade, Goyal said in his address ...

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AIIA Collaborates With Western Sydney University Australia

All India Institute of Ayurveda (AIIA) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Western Sydney University, Australia at New Delhi. The MoU will promote the collaboration in research and developing guidelines for integrating Ayurveda principles with modern medicine. Professor Barney Glover, Vice Chancellor, Western Sydney University, Australia and Prof. Tanuja Nesari, Director, All India Institute of Ayurveda (AIIA) signed the ...

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