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The US has decided to end its preferential trade treatment for India. New Delhi has played down the economic impact of the move, but it could cost Narendra Modi politically as he seeks a second term.
Washington and Beijing have signaled a positive turn in the latest talks to secure "the biggest deal ever made." But analysts remain deeply skeptical that a deal can be secured by March 1, when tariffs are set to rise.
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has hailed a "special strategic and global partnership" with Japan, the second-largest economy in Asia. Japan is aiming to expand free trade relations amid US' protectionist policies.
In a rare sign of cooperation between South Asia's two nuclear-armed rivals, India and Pakistan agreed to set up a visa-free corridor that will allow Sikhs to easily visit their shrines on each side of the border.
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