The U.S.-driven Trans Pacific Partnership agreement between 12 countries, which is aiming to become the new standard of world trade, impacts domestic systems globally. For India, it will skew investment and intellectual property rights, and especially the debate over the Investor State Dispute System which allows companies to challenge sovereign rights and public policy.
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Although it is too soon to comprehensively analyse the Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement of October 5, it is worth assessing what is known. Here are the facts, the controversies, the assessments, and the implications for countries that are not part of the agreement, especially India.
Can India integrate more fully into the global economy and energise its trade by joining the Trans-Pacific Partnership? Or will negotiating an entry require significant concessions, not necessarily in India’s interests? These outcomes will depend on how TPP framework itself develops – inclusively or exclusively
This paper explores the opportunities and challenges in the growing security relationship between India and Australia by tracing the evolution of their strategic roles, particularly in the Indian Ocean
The military regime in Fiji – which is responsible for the ongoing crisis in the country – has received continued support from India and China. If the crisis in the island-nation has to be resolved, traditional powers such as Australia, EU and the U.S. need to involve the two nations as dialogue partners.
The Indian and Pacific Oceans are increasingly seen as an interdependent strategic and economic space, and India can play an important role in the region’s security; but does it have the will and resources to become an ‘Indo-Pacific’ power?
The G20 Leaders' declaration at the 2012 Summit in Mexico aims to achieve economic stability; better employment and social protection policies; strengthen and reform the international financial architecture; enhancing food security and address commodity price volatility.
To broaden its Look East initiatives with Asian nations, Indian policymakers must establish mechanisms and institutional structures to monitor these initiatives
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