Japan finance minister suspects US wants bilateral FTA

Apr 17 2018

Taro Aso said he suspects US wants a bilateral free-trade agreement, but he reiterated Japan’s preference for Washington to join the multi-lateral TPP.

Japan to propose new framework to discuss trade with US: Nikkei

Apr 14 2018

Japan will propose setting up a new framework to discuss trade issues with the United States in a summit next week, in hopes of persuading it to rejoin the TPP.

FTAs cross 1 cr for 1st time; Govt targeting doubling it in 3 yrs

Apr 09 2018

Foreign Tourist Arrivals to India has crossed the one crore mark 'for the first time' and the Centre is targeting doubling it in the next three years, Alphons said.

Bilateral relations, FTA can boost Indo-Vietnam trade: Envoy

Apr 04 2018

The Vietnamese envoy to India said their strong bilateral relationship should be used as a foundation for greater economic cooperation.

Japan finance minister Aso says must avoid bilateral FTA with US

Mar 30 2018

Taro Aso said that Japan must avoid entering a free trade agreement (FTA) with the United States to rectify trade imbalances.

Japan's Aso rules out bilateral trade deal with US

Mar 29 2018

Taro Aso ruled out the chance of opening up talks for a bilateral trade deal with the United States, stressing that such a deal would do no good to his country.

Industry needs to focus on standards of products, services

Mar 26 2018

The domestic industry should work on improving product standards to enhance competitiveness and not always seek tariff protection as it has not worked.

Travel, tourism created 25.9 mn jobs in India in 2017: Report

Mar 21 2018

The travel and tourism sectors together generated 25.9 million jobs in 2017, contributing $75.8 billion to the country's Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in the same year.

Forex revenue from tourism touches $27.7 bn in 2017:Eco Survey

Jan 29 2018

As per the provisional data of Ministry of Tourism, foreign tourist arrivals (FTAs) stood at 10.2 million during 2017, a growth of 15.6 per cent.

Annual foreign tourist arrivals cross 10-million mark: Alphons

Jan 23 2018

For the first time, annual foreign tourist arrivals in the country have crossed the 10- million mark in 2017, Tourism Minister K J Alphons said.

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