Verdict expected in August

Amul, the country’s largest dairy brand, is likely to benefit the most from Russia’s decision to lift restrictions on the import of milk, cheese and other dairy products from India.

The discussion took place under the much-awaited India-US Trade Policy Forum

The November 26 meeting, the first of its kind, will also take up trade facilitation agreement

India awaits General Council meet outcome, which might make it clear if the members will be ready to negotiate its demand on food security or not

In a possible change of stance, India might finally relent on the World Trade Organization’s (WTO’s) trade facilitation agreement (TFA), provided it gets an “assurance” from 160 member countries, e

Tells Bangladesh PM Hasina he will take concrete steps for robust bilateral ties

Prime minister-elect Narendra Modi’s first official visit as head of government will likely be to Dhaka, where he is expected to sign the much-awaited Teesta water-sharing agreement with Bangladesh Prime Minister Hasina.

Industry says US violating norms

The government on Tuesday said it hadn’t violated global trading norms under the World Trade Organization (WTO), even as the US filed a second case against India on the second phase of the Jawaharlal Nehru National Solar Mission (JNNSM).

US had made similar complaint against India in February

Two months after it was taken to the World Trade Organization by the US government on the renewable energy (RE) sector, the Indian government has done likewise. It has made a complaint to WTO’s dispute settlement body, alleging the US, both at the federal and state levels, is offering subsidy programmes in the sector for local content requirements, making the entry of Indian companies difficult and breaching global trading rules.

Resolution soon retaliation against EU airlines, air pacts possible, say officials

The Union Cabinet is likely to soon pass a resolution endorsing the fact that Indian airliners would not share their specific carbon emission data with European Union (EU) authorities. This will be the first time since the imbroglio began over the buzz that government was going to officially communicate to the EU that it would not adhere to the latter’s changed emission trading system (ETS) laws.