WORLD TRADE SCANNER

Cabinet Approves the Special Economic Zones (Amendment) Bill, 2019

ABS News Service/14.06.2019

Cabinet Approves Signing of Memorandum of Understanding between India and Kyrgyzstan in the Field of Legal Metrology

ABS News Service/14.06.2019

Kimberley Process Intersessional Meeting 2019 in Mumbai

·    India Current Chair of Kimberley Process Certification Scheme

ABS News Service/14.06.2019

Commerce Minister Asks for Reciprocal in Market Access in G20 Meeting in Japan

ABS News Service/10.06.2019

FM Flags BEPS in Japan Meet of Big Powers of G20

·    Calls for Containment of Oil Prices, Extradition of Economic Offenders to Home Countries

ABS News Service/10.06.2019

Pre-Budget Consultations: Finance Minister to Meet Economists, Industry Chambers between June 11-23

ABS News Service/10.06.2019

India, Nepal to Amend Trade Treaty to include Waterways for Cargo Transport

ABS News Service/08.06.2019

Local Content Measures Scrutinized by WTO Members in Investment Committee (TRIMS)

ABS News Service/08.06.2019

Food Safety Standards Launches 2018 Annual Report

ABS News Service/08.06.2019

Piyush Chairs First Board of Trade Meet, Promises action within 45 Days

ABS News Service/07.06.2019

Piyush Leads Delegation to Trade and Digital Economy to G20 Meet in Japan

ABS News Service/07.06.2019

WTO Talks on Huawei, IT Duties, Real Time Data Exchange

ABS News Service/07.06.2019

Goods Council Agrees on 2019 Chairs for Subsidiary bodies

ABS News Service/07.06.2019

Canada Appeals Panel Report regarding US Dumping Duties on Canadian Lumber

ABS News Service/07.06.2019

Agreement for Exchange of Information between India and Marshall Islands notified

ABS News Service/07.06.2019

DIPP Issues Draft Copyright (Amendment) Rules, 2019

ABS News Service/ 03.06.2019

US Withdrawal of GSP to India may be Set Off with Sops

·    Central and State Tax Rebates Among Proposals

ABS News Service/ 03.06.2019

Punjab CM Writes to Modi with 101 Suggestions to Simplify GST 2.0

·    Suggests Maximum of 2 Slabs, Amnesty Scheme, Widening of GST Net to Include Electricity & Petroleum

·    Wants SGST Rate Higher than CGST to Reduce Deficit on States Like Punjab

ABS News Service/ 03.06.2019

Trump Terminates GSP to India, Affects $260mn Exports, Claims India Denies US “Access to Market”

ABS News Service/ 01.06.2019

Indonesia Lists Benefits of Palm Oil Trade with India

ABS News Service/ 01.06.2019

New Commerce Minister Goyal Faces Crucial Negotiations on RCEP, Trade Deal with US

ABS News Service/ 01.06.2019

WTO Appellate Body Dysfunctional – Remaining Three Members to Retire by December

·    Launch of the Appellate Body Annual Report for 2018

ABS News Service/ 30.05.2019

US removes India, Switzerland from its Currency Monitoring List

·    China, Japan Stay in the List

ABS News Service/ 30.05.2019

Textile Industry Body Seeks Policy Support

ABS News Service/ 30.05.2019

Textile Industry Needs Flexible Labour Laws, more Favourable Free-Trade Pacts: Expert Panel

ABS News Service/ 30.05.2019

Morocco Launches Safeguard Investigation on Hot-Rolled Sheets of Steel

ABS News Service/ 30.05.2019

China Joins Mobile Duty Dispute Against India at WTO

·   Thailand Joins Dispute Raised by Japan

ABS News Service/28.05.2019

CBDT Issues Draft Notification for Amendment of Form No 10B of the Income Tax Rules, 1962

ABS News Service/23.05.2019

WTO Members Consider Sustainability of Palm Oil Trade and Production

ABS News Service/23.05.2019

Flash Electronics Files Lawsuit against Royal Enfield in the US for Patent Infringement

ABS News Service/21.05.2019

Relief for Importers as Gujarat HC Stays IGST Levy on Ocean Freight

ABS News Service/21.05.2019

WTO Quarterly Trade Growth Indicator Still at Nine-Year Low

ABS News Service/21.05.2019

Online Submission of Performance Appraisal Reports

Press Note dated 15 May 2019

Japan Initiates WTO Dispute Complaint against Indian Tech Tariffs

ABS News Service/15.05.2019

Automated GST Refund for Exporters Likely from June

ABS News Service/14.05.2019

Cellphones and Laptops on Latest USTR China Tariff List, Drugs Excluded

ABS News Service/14.05.2019

Donald Trump says China will be ‘Hurt Very Badly’ if they Retaliate on Tariffs

ABS News Service/14.05.2019

Wall Street Rout Worsens as China Hits Back on Trade

ABS News Service/14.05.2019

New Delhi WTO Ministerial Meeting of Developing Countries Concludes on 14 May

ABS News Service/14.05.2019

Outcome of the WTO Ministerial Meeting of Developing Countries

·         Working Collectively to Strengthening the WTO to Promote Development and Inclusivity

ABS News Service/14.05.2019

Philippines Joins on Government Procurement at WTO as Observer

ABS News Service/10.05.2019

CBIC Organises Meeting of Regional Heads of Customs Administration of Asia Pacific Region of the World Customs Organisation (WCO) in Kochi

ABS News Service/09.05.2019

India and China Sign Protocol for Export of Indian Chilli Meal

ABS News Service/09.05.2019

Indian Business Community in Africa Interacts with Officials through Video Conference

ABS News Service/07.05.2019

Wilbur Ross, US Secy of Commerce Meets Prabhu to Discuss GSP and other Trade Issues

·    India is a Big Market for US Exports, Good Response to Business One to One Interactions Promoted by US

ABS News Service/07.05.2019

Finance Commission Meets RBI Governor

ABS News Service/07.05.2019

EU Releases Proposal on New WTO Rules for Electronic Commerce

ABS News Service/06.05.2019

India Warns WTO about EU’s Proposal for E-commerce Rules

ABS News Service/06.05.2019

GST Revenue Up to Rs. 1.14 lakh crores in April, IGST Accounts for Share of 0.55 lakh crores

·   Central Disburses States Share of SGST Refund from Balance IGST Credit with It to be Shared in 50:50 Ratio with States

ABS News Service/02.05.2019

Pre-Import Condition for Exemption of IGST Condition in Advance Authorisation Case Struck Down by Gujarat High Court

·   Pre-Import Condition not to Apply with Retrospective Effect from the date of 31 October 2017

ABS News Service/02.05.2019

Ajay Srivastava Additional DGFT Suggests 10 Customs Reforms in Business Line Article, Direct Port Delivery and Direct Port Entry Suggested

·   Total Reform of Coding, Classification and Description System Suggested

·   Simple Language to be used in Notifications

ABS News Service/02.05.2019

Trade Monitoring in WTO in Last Decade - Report

ABS News Service/02.05.2019

UN Organisations Statement on Food Safety

ABS News Service/24.04.2019

Brexit Extension to Oct Discussed in WTO

ABS News Service/24.04.2019

Online Facility for ETA for Electronic Equipments through Self-Declaration on SARAL SANCHAR Portal

·         From 1 May, No Request for Email Procedure will be Entertained

Dept of Telecommunication No. ETA-WPC/Policy/2018-19 dated 12 April 2019

New EPR Checklist

ABS News Service/20.04.2019

EU Wants Standard Equivalence with India

·    India Emerges as Net Importers of Steel

ABS News Service/18.04.2019

Exports Grow to Five Month High of 11% in March 2019

ABS News Service/17.04.2019

FIEO Happy Over Exports Hitting $331 bn this Year

ABS News Service/17.04.2019

Effective date of Ban on Solid Plastic Waste Import Extended to 31 August 2019

MoEF Office Memorandum dated 7 March 2019

Members Advance Work on New Import Licensing Website and Database

ABS News Service/09.04.2019

Service Providers can Opt for GST Composition scheme by April 30: CBIC

ABS News Service/09.04.2019

Trump Threatens New EU Tariffs on Helicopters, Motorcycles, Cheese and Wine

ABS News Service/09.04.2019

WTO Issues Mixed Decision in EU Boeing Subsidy Dispute

ABS News Service/09.04.2019

Indian Advance Pricing Agreement Regime Moves Forward with Signing of 18 APAs by CBDT in March, 2019

ABS News Service/05.04.2019

FIEO Sees Big Demand for Soya Meal in China

ABS News Service/05.04.2019

NuGen Mobility Summit 2019

ABS News Service/05.04.2019

WTO Members Consider Six Regional Trade Agreements

·   Economic Partnership Arrangement between Hong Kong, China and Macao, China

·   Chile-Thailand Free Trade Agreement

·   China-Georgia Free Trade Agreement

·  Georgia-European Free Trade Association (EFTA) Free Trade Agreement

ABS News Service/05.04.2019

WTO Members Discuss Draft Texts on Fisheries Subsidies Caps and other Approaches

ABS News Service/05.04.2019

WORLD TRADE VOLUME GROWTH TO DIP IN 2019

·   India Moves Up One Notch in World Trade Ranking of Exports, Imports of both Goods and Services

·   India Moves UP to 19th Position in World Exports Share, 10th on Import Side

·   China Shows Fall in Exports by 9% but Maintains Overall Top Position in Trade

Growth in 2018 Hit by New Tariffs, Weak Economic Growth

ABS News Service/04.04.2019

EU Launches Complaint against India on IT Products, Mobiles at WTO

·   Turkey too in the Net on Pharma

·   Consultation period of 60 days may be followed by Panel

ABS News Service/04.04.2019

Commerce to Brainstorm on Exports to China

Commerce & Industry Minister Suresh Prabhu is expected to chair the meeting scheduled on April 4.

ABS News Service/04.04.2019

GST Collections Jumped in Last Month Financial Year 2018-19

ABS News Service/02.04.2019

India Keen to Re-start Talks on Trade Package with the US

ABS News Service/29.03.2019

Cabinet Approves MoU between India and Republic of Korea on Startup Cooperation

ABS News Service/29.03.2019

India Must Support All Options to End Crisis at WTO’s Dispute settlement System, says Expert

ABS News Service/29.03.2019

Apple Dodges One Import Ban in Qualcomm Fight, Faces Another