India is willing to sign a global trade deal, which it has torpedoed, if other World Trade Organization members can agree to its parallel demand for concessions on stockpiling food, senior officials in New Delhi said.
Many business synergies between Bahrain and the UK have been identified and there could be a number of deals on the cards, the events organiser of the Great British Week has said.
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Trade in illegally poached and harvested wildlife and wild plants could be curbed, possibly saving endangered species such as the New Zealand Kakapo parrot, by a proposed Trans-Pacific trade deal, a top US trade official said on Monday.
The United States dealt a heavy blow to struggling global trade talks on Tuesday, saying the race to produce a working deal text by Easter could do 'more harm than good'.
The negotiations are aimed at opening up world trade for th
US President Barack Obama has vowed to work with Republicans and Democrats to pass a free-trade pact with South Korea that he said was a model for future agreements he would seek in Asia and around the world.
US and South Korean neg
Gulf oil producing countries would sign a long-delayed free trade agreement with the European Union immediately if the bloc shows flexibility over export duties, a Gulf Cooperation Council official said.
Both camps started negotiating a fr
A free trade agreement bonding the GCC and EU may be sealed next year, according to a top Bahrain official.
'Bilateral talks are progressing steadily,' said Bahrain Chamber of Commerce and Industry chairman Dr Essam Fakhro.
India's trade minister dismissed on Wednesday a move by the United States to unblock world trade talks but behind closed doors, negotiators were inching forward in their bid to rescue a deal, officials said.
Arriving at crunch World Trade
South Korea and six Gulf states have agreed to forge a free trade deal by the end of next year, a chief negotiator from the Seoul side said.
"At today's opening session, the chief delegates from both sides agreed in principle to conclude n
European Union negotiators have initialled a deal to liberalise trade in most farm and fishery products with Egypt, the most important Middle East market for EU produce, the European Commission said.
The agreement will give EU exporters fr