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India Starts Preparations for Free Trade Zone with Customs Union

Posted November 06, 2014

Under Economic Issues, International Trade Issues


India has supported a proposal to establish a workshop to prepare to sign a free trade agreement with the Customs Union comprising Russia, Belarus and Kazakhstan, Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin told reporters Wednesday.

“Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj (who is also chairwoman of intergovernmental commission) has informed us that the creation of the workshop was approved by Indian authorities. This means that we will proceed with activities of this group starting from today,” Rogozin said. Read more here.