Asean FTA to conclude in 2 months: India -
November 27th, 2007
India expects to conclude a free trade pact with the 10-member Asean grouping withing two months, Trade Minister Kamal Nath said on Monday.
A free trade agreement between the two had stalled over agricultural tariffs. India is also negotiating a similar deal with the European Union and hopes to finalise it by end-2008.
Last week, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh told a meeting of Asean that India hoped to conclude talks by March next year
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