October 2010

Will India open its door to foreign retailers?

Silicon India, 22 October 2010
It was in July this year when the department of industrial policy & promotion (DIPP) came up with a discussion paper on retail to get feedback from stakeholders on opening up multi-brand retail trade in India.

Industrialization key to Ghana’s development

Ghana News Agency, 21 October 2010
Dr. Kandeh Yumkella, the Director General of the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), on Thursday said Ghana would become a model and training hub for the West African sub region.

Work for fair, equitable outcome to Doha talks: Sharma

MSN News, 21 October 2010
Commerce Minister Anand Sharma today urged trade envoys from industrialised and developing countries to work for a “fair”, “balanced” and “equitable” outcome to the stalled Doha trade negotiations.

Study: Climate change to cause extreme world drought

USA Today, 20 October 2010
The United States and many other heavily populated countries could face extreme drought in the next 30 years unless greenhouse gas emissions are reduced, a new study finds.

Trade bodies address ‘Strategies and Preparedness for trade and Globalisation in India

One India, 19 October 2010
World Trade Organsiation (WTO), United Nations Conference on Trade and Development and Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) came together at a conference here on Tuesday to address ‘Strategies and Preparedness for trade and Globalisation in India’.

Malaysia to Get Greater Access to India for Palm Oil, Cocoa in Trade Pact

Bloomberg, 19 October 2010
Malaysia said it expects to conclude talks with India on a free-trade agreement next week that should see it obtain greater access for products including cocoa and palm oil as well as more stringent anti-dumping provisions.

Sharma sees better FDI inflows in FY11

The Financial Express, 05 October 2010
Foreign direct investment flows into the country in the ongoing financial year could be better than last year, commerce minister Anand Sharma said on Monday.

Trade, investment offers important route to sustainable global economic recovery

Sify Finance, 04 October 2010
The Vice President, Mohammad Hamid Ansari, said on Monday that international trade and investment offers an important route forward towards non-inflationary and sustainable global economic recovery.