MSMEs face export barriers

A confident India must join RCEP, other trade blocs

Here's a list of initiatives to make India confident to take on the world and attract technology and capital. Read more »
RCEP India vs China

RCEP: India’s losses are strategic and geopolitical, not economic

India lost opportunity to be part of the largest value chain by opting out of RCEP – comparable with the US losses from TPP exit. Read more »
RCEP will aid Chinese emergence over world trade

RCEP: Asia Pacific trade pact will amplify Chinese power

The agreement means the US and the EU will have little say in deciding the direction of the booming Asian economy. Read more »
free-trade agreements

Free trade pacts: Why India must be wary of signing more

Given the level of Chinese investments in ASEAN nations, the government should analyse firm-level customs data to monitor non-ASEAN firms using the PTA route. Read more »
India's economic growth may have bottomed out

RCEP fiasco: Can India learn from the Chinese model?

India can learn a lesson from its northern neighbour that went on liberalising trade and investment 40 years ago. Read more »