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India to enforce retaliatory tariff on US goods

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Nearly one year after the announcement of a retaliatory tariff on the import of certain US goods, India asserted its enforcement from June 16th onwards. The tariff retaliation was on the ground of the US...

RBI’s Prudential Framework for Resolution of Stressed Assets 2019

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The Reserve Bank of India has come out with an updated guideline about resolving stressed assets on 7th June 2019. Revision became necessary after the Supreme Court has struck down the existing guidelines by the...

Big Challenges await Ms Nirmala Sitharaman

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Nirmala Sitharaman has been selected for handling the all-important Finance Ministry portfolio under the new Modi Ministry. Ms Sitharaman has rich experience in the previous ministry; holding the similar Commerce Ministry assignment. She also handled...

What is WTO’s Appellate Body on Dispute Settlement?

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       The WTO has a well-designed dispute settlement mechanism. Often dispute settlement has been praised as the most commendable activity of the WTO. For solving disputes...

What is Special and Differential Treatment (S&DT) under WTO?

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          The WTO (World Trade Organisation) Agreements contain provisions which give developing countries special rights under the WTO framework. These rights are called “special and differential treatment” provisions.

When trade war heats up as a real war

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The US President Donald Trump is always unpredictable. Now, in the latest move, Trump raised tariff on $200 bn value of imports from China to 25%.                China made a less than...

What is Egmont Group?

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The Egmont group is an international cooperation of Financial Intelligence Units (FIUs) for the promotion of international co-operation in the fight against money laundering and financing of terrorism.What is Financial Intelligence Unit?Financial Intelligence Units...

What is RBI’s Dollar-Rupee swap auction?

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Liquidity management is a daily exercise of a watchful central bank. We know that in India, there are numerous liquidity management facilities with the RBI. They help the RBI for the injection and absorption...

Aramco in talks to partner with Reliance

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Aramco- Saudi Arabia’s strategic and titanic oil exporter and one of the world’s largest profitable company, is planning to partnership in buyer locations – this time with India’s Reliance Industries. Reports indicate that Aramco, which...

Silencing the RBI is suicidal

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Not in the last eighty-four years or so, the RBI has not gone through this type of an existential crisis. All the events in the last few years have gone against it and core...