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India to Sign Free Trade Agreement with Asean Soon

Posted September 03, 2014

Under Economic Issues, International Trade Issues

(India Today)

India on Wednesday said it has received the free trade agreements on services and investments with ASEAN and it will “shortly” sign the pact.

Signing of the two pacts - FTA in services and investments - were scheduled during the India-ASEAN Economic Ministers meeting in Myanmar last week. But the meeting was postponed as Commerce and Industry Minister Nirmala Sitharaman was not able to attend the meet due to domestic compulsions.

India and the 10-nation ASEAN had concluded the negotiations for FTA in services and investments in 2012. Read more here.