India-Israel FTA Talks In November

India and Israel agreed to resume talks on a free trade agreement from November, with the aim of signing a deal by mid 2022, both countries said on Monday. Ties between the two countries have grown closer in the seven years since Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been in power, and a number of strategic, military and technology partnerships have been formed during that time. Free trade talks were announced after the countries’ foreign ministers met in Jerusalem, where they also agreed on mutual recognition of vaccination certificates and…

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Commerce Ministry Recommends Withdrawal Of Anti-Dumping Duty On A Fibre From China, Indonesia

The commerce ministry’s arm DGTR has recommended to the finance ministry withdrawal of anti-dumping duty on viscose staple fibre (VSF), used in textiles industry, imported from China and Indonesia, a move hailed by apparel exporters’ body AEPC. The Association of Man Made Fibre Industry of India had requested the Directorate General of Trade Remedies (DGTR) for continuation of anti-dumping duty. It was imposed first in 2016, and then extended till October 2021. ‘The authority considers it appropriate to recommend withdrawal of anti-dumping duty on imports,’ the DGTR has said in…

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