An EU-US FTA would signal to the world the seriousness with which both parties take true free trade, and that more than anything else would animate the global dialogue in favor or more serious multilateral trade liberalization.
This ICRIER paper examines the ground covered so far by India and the challenges that remain for it to realize the benefits of the South Asian Free Trade Agreement (SAFTA). Resolving issues such as the liberalization of tariffs (including trimming sensitive lists), non-tariff barriers, transport and transit barriers, and customs reforms can maximize the impact of SAFTA for South Asian nations.
This ICRIER report examines the prospects and economic potential of an India-United States Bilateral Investment Treaty (BIT). It documents the strong growth of U.S.-India trade and investment activity, and charts a path forward for further trade and investment liberalization.
Information Technology Agreement member countries—developed and developing alike—should seize on the opportunity to further tariff rate elimination on ICT products.
Negotiations toward the TPP Agreement should conclude with a gold-standard trade agreement.
This report examines the opportunities and challenges associated with Russia's accession to the World Trade Organization.