Current Affairs 14/09/2017

  • Fifth EAS Economic Ministers’ Meeting held in Philippines 140 Published On: 14/09/2017  

    Fifth EAS Economic Ministers’ Meeting held in Philippines

    - With India’s trade deficit with China in danger of steadily expanding, newly minted Commerce and Industries minister Suresh Prabhu said on Saturday that the two countries have agreed to set up industry specific working groups which will help increasing Indian exports.

    - “Concerned about growing trade deficit with China, we agreed to set up industry specific working groups, to promote more exports from India,” Prabhu tweeted from the capital city of Philippines - Manila - where he is attending the fifth East Asia Summit (EAS) Economic Ministers’ Meeting. He is also set to participate in the trade ministers’ meeting of 16 Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) member countries on Sunday.

    - ith India’s trade deficit with China in danger of steadily expanding, newly minted Commerce and Industries minister Suresh Prabhu said on Saturday that the two countries have agreed to set up industry specific working groups which will help increasing Indian exports.