Increasing Chinese investment in Africa is being seen with suspicion, with complaints that China was treating Africa as a colony and supporting oppressive regimes in the continent. In a

South Asian nations - Bangladesh, Pakistan, India, Nepal, Bhutan and Maldives - will now be bound by the South Asian Preferential Trading Arrangement (SAPTA) which is to come into

India has been excluded from a high-profile meeting of the European Union, the US and Brazil that is attempting to hammer out an agreement on the Doha trade negotiations in London, trade diplomats sai

The 2007 report of the United Nations (UNCTAD) emphasises regional cooperation between developing countries TRADE AND DEVELOPMENT REPORT, 2007