/Tag: EuroChambres

Putting trade and investment back into EU-India strategic partnership

2018-08-01T12:12:08+00:00December 19th, 2017|2017/2018, December 2017, INDIA-EU, Year|

The chief of Europe’s leading industry body presents his view on how relations between India and the European Union will pan out in 2018 and the prospects of a long-pending free trade agreement (FTA). This year marks the 55th anniversary of diplomatic relations between India and the European Union. And while that is an achievement in itself, the partnership has yet to produce an actual free trade agreement (FTA) between both regions. Despite many agreements in areas like humanitarian aid, [...]

An effective economic diplomacy to move forward on EU-India relations

2018-09-05T13:32:39+00:00December 10th, 2016|2016, India-EU, Year, Yearend 2016|

The chief executive of Brussels-based trade group Eurochambres analyses whether the traditional trade agreement format is viable any more when it comes to India’s relationship with the European Union (EU). India has become the world’s fastest-growing large economy. It is the world’s seventh-largest economy in terms of gross domestic product (GDP), overtaking the G7 members Canada and Italy as well as Brazil. In 2015 India’s economy expanded despite agriculture facing a second consecutive drought year, with the Asian Development Bank [...]

The business impact of India in the EU

2020-03-11T12:43:06+00:00November 1st, 2016|2016, India-EU, Special Edition - November 2016, Year|

It is of utmost importance that the views of the business and policy communities from both sides are represented in a constructive negotiation process.  The EU-India Trade and Investment Agreement is still under negotiation. After the EU-India Summit in March 2016, some steps have been taken from both sides to improve the collaboration but still a lot needs to be done to reach a successful conclusion of the deal. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has launched more than thirty schemes [...]