Experts emphasise hands-on approach to combat climate change
Business Standard, 27 July 2010
With the national seminar on ‘Combating Environmental Degradation’ commencing on Monday, experts at the event emphasised on the need for hands-on approach to combat climate change.
Climate change can erode work on poverty reduction
Ghana Business News, 25 July 2010
Climate change will reverse years of work reducing poverty in the developing world without strong, urgent action, according to a report released Tuesday.
China key for trade growth: WTO chief
English.news.cn, 25 July 2010
The World Trade Organization (WTO) on Friday lauded China for the significant role it has played in reviving global trade growth and said the nation has more than fulfilled its commitment to the organization.
Government committed to Food Security Act: Pranab Mukherjee
The Times of India, 20 July 2010
Union finance minister Pranab Mukherjee Tuesday said that the government is committed to enacting the Food Security.
GDP growth and growing poverty
My News.in, 20 July 2010
The forecasts for India’s high economic growth have been coming thick and fast. Only late last year the Paris-based Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development predicted a 5.9% growth for India in 2009 and 7.2% 2010.
World Development Movement urges food market regulation
BBC News, 19 July 2010
Greater regulation of the food market should be introduced by the government to stabilise food prices, according to an anti-poverty group.
India has done well on making growth inclusive: Montek
Central Chronicle, 19 July 2010
Planning Commission Deputy Chairman Montek Singh Ahluwalia says India has travelled a long distance in its goal of inclusiveness and will continue to so in future.
Cut in DFID aid not a concern for India
Business Standard, 16 July 2010
India will not shed tears if the British government makes a “fundamental change” in its development aid policy and scale down the £250-million annual aid to India.
Dipu Moni to visit Tripura to boost Indo-Bangla trade
Sify News, 15 July 2010
Foreign Minister Dipu Moni will visit Tripura in September to boost cross-border trade and business with India’s eight northeastern states.
Dhaka, Delhi move for closer economic ties
Sify News, 15 July, 2010
Businessmen from Bangladesh and India have agreed on joint measures to promote closer economic ties that are mutually beneficial and curb illegal trade by focusing on India’s northeastern region.
Overcoming barriers in international trade relations
VoV News, 15 July 2010
Vietnam has to deal with almost 100 anti-dumping lawsuits and trade disputes each year, in which domestic businesses often come off worst.
55% of India’s population poor: Report
Times of India, 15 July 2010
India’s abysmal track record at ensuring basic levels of nutrition is the greatest contributor to its poverty as measured by the new international Multi-dimensional Poverty Index (MPI).
Cut in DFID aid not a concern for India
The Economic Times, 12 July 2010
The near-flat performance of Indian equities in 2010 till date is at marked variance with the performance of most other large markets with Europe down by nearly 20%, China down by some 20% and the US down by close to 5%.
FDI goes with the flow
Business New Europe, 12 July 2010
The global economic crisis halved the amount of foreign direct investment (FDI) going into emerging Europe last year.
Global economic recovery strongest in emerging economies: US
Economic Times, 09 July 2010
Stating that global economic conditions improved in the second half of 2009, with clear signs of economic recovery in most countries, the Obama Administration on Thursday told the US Congress that the recovery was strongest in emerging economies, notably in Asia.
India must drop negative stance in global talks
Economic Times, 08 July 2010
India needs to change its ‘just say no’ stance on issues like climate change and Doha and adopt a more balanced approach during multilateral negotiations, an Indian-origin Cambridge academic says.
East Africa’s common market begins
BBC News, 01 July 2010
East Africa’s common market comes into force this month, which aims to allow goods to move freely across the region.