Fifteen countries in the Asia-Pacific region on Monday signed the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP), one of the largest free trade agreements in history. Inspired by the 10 member states of the Association of...
by Samuel Wade | Jul 1, 2020
On Monday, Indian authorities announced a ban on dozens of Chinese apps including WeChat, Weibo, and TikTok. The official statement on the ban cited national security and consumer privacy, reflecting a broader global trend of...
by Melissa M. Chan | Aug 28, 2012
While Chinese firms have been buying U.S. firms amid the economic slowdown, China and India have pressed each other for greater market access at a meeting between the countries’ trade ministers, Reuters reports: Despite twitchy...
by Sophie Beach | Apr 13, 2011
The top leaders of India and China have agreed to set up a consultation mechanism to work toward resolving border disputes, to resume defense talks, and to improve trade relations, Reuters reports: India and China suspended...
by cschultz | Mar 12, 2009
From the Economic Times: China and India will meet next week to discuss trade agreements between the two countries. The representatives will include China’s vice-minister of commerce, Zhong Shan, and India’s commerce...
by cschultz | Feb 20, 2009
The IndUS Business Journal reports on the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation’s study, “The Globalization of Innovation: Pharmaceuticals – Can India and China Cure the Global Pharmaceutical Market?” …Indian and...
by Sophie Beach | Oct 3, 2007
Asia Times looks at India’s widening trade deficit with China: On the surface then, there appears to be plenty of evidence for optimists who hold that Bangalore and Shanghai, rather than New Delhi and Beijing, are the new determinants of the topography of bilateral ties; ties that are increasingly characterized by commerce rather than conflict. […]
by Xiao Qiang | Nov 22, 2006
From India’s Business Standard Any visit by a Chinese president is important in and of itself, even if it seems to produce little forward movement on key issues. President Hu Jintao’s four-day Indian sojourn has not produced any breakthroughs, leading to understandably tepid media coverage, but the two largest countries in Asia have to engage […]
by Mo Ming | Jun 10, 2006
From Reuters via the Washington Post: As the rain sweeps across the high Himalayan pass, a Chinese soldier arrives at the three strands of barbed wire which separate his country’s territory from that of long-time rival India. But this soldier is no longer brandishing a gun, on this once most sensitive of borders between the […]
by Sophie Beach | Nov 9, 2005
From the New York Times: For years, the rapid growth of China and India has been based on business with the developed world, and has often meant taking business away from Western industries. Now, companies in the two largest emerging economies in the world are beginning to hunt intensively for business in each other’s markets. […]
by Sophie Beach | May 26, 2005
From Siliconindia.com: The success of China influenced India to give up its protectionists trade policies and showed that abandoning the old hostility to globalization could lead to prosperity, said a RAND Corporation analyst. China’s globalization success has profoundly influenced its neighbors. India has learned from China the advantages of a more open economy, William H. […]
by Sophie Beach | Apr 12, 2005
From New Kerala: In China, Lord Ganesh might not be worshipped, but his idols are made. Chinese-made toys, clothing, furniture and television sets have dominated the shelves of not only Indian but also American retailers for years. These days, the newer products like portable electric lamps and even radio navigation equipment are being shipped in […]
by Sophie Beach | Apr 11, 2005
From Reuters: Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao and his Indian counterpart, Manmohan Singh, agreed on a roadmap to settle a decades-old border dispute on Monday, as the nuclear rivals build a new “bridge of friendship”. Announcing a cooperative and strategic partnership for peace and prosperity, the pair signed several agreements from the border issue, to more […]
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