News Analysis - Indo-Brazil-South Africa(IBSA)

  • China Pushing FTA (November 08, 2006)
    An important component in Chinese President Hu Jintao’s visit will be a push India to grant it a “market economy” status through a free trade agreement (FTA), something that most developed economies have so far refused.<More>

  • South Africa to Back Nuke Deal (October 06, 2006)
    Visiting Prime Minister Manmohan Singh elicited South Africa to support its civilian nuclear deal with the US and got a commitment from President Thabo Mbeko that his country will support the deal in the Nuclear Suppliers’ Group (NSG).<More>

  • IBSA Sets Goals (September 19, 2006)
    With the end of the India-Brazil-South Africa (IBSA) first summit in Brazil , the world’s largest democracies in developing countries set common goals in the world’s political, economic, and social forums and promised better calibration of policy making..<More>

  • India , Brazil Take “Gigantic Step” (September 13, 2006)
    Visiting Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva signed a set of agreements on trade, technology, and agriculture and agreed to develop their bilateral relations into a strategic partnership.<More>

  • IBSA Trade Rises Dramatically (September 12, 2006)
    Calling the India-Brazil-South Africa (IBSA) grouping an “emerging trinity in the new geography of international trade,” United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) values the intra and inter regional trade close to USD 10 billion for 2007.<More>

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