Economy

Australia pulls ahead in pursuit of Indian trade deal

Rebecca Howard
Wed, 29 Dec 2021

Australia pulls ahead in pursuit of Indian trade deal
India's US$3 trillion economy offers enormous opportunity. (Image: Unsplash)
Rebecca Howard
Wed, 29 Dec 2021
New Zealand exporters may struggle to crack India's US$3 trillion economy if Australia successfully inks a lucrative free trade agreement (FTA) with the world's second-most populous nation.India’s commerce minister Piyush Goyal and Australia’s minister for trade, tourism and investment Dan Tehan agreed to expedite bilateral comprehensive economic cooperation agreement negotiations in a video conference just before Christmas.The trade talks were officially re-launched in October but “both the ministers have decided to d...

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