Note: Any customs union, every common market, any economic union, the Customs and Monetary Union and the Economic and Monetary Union are also a free trade area. « For shoes for which Vietnam exports $7.5 billion in goods compared to $1.6 billion in India, the benefit will be increased as soon as the EU reduces tariffs from 8% to zero for Vietnam. Similarly, Vietnam`s $1.5 billion share of furniture, where India entered the EU with imports of more than $900 million, is expected to multiply if import duties of 6% are removed, Sahai said. List of agreements between two states, two blocs or one bloc and one state. The free trade agreement was ratified on June 8 and will ensure duty-free trade for 99 percent of the goods, as reported by Reuters. THE IFEO recently asked the Ministry of Commerce to speed up negotiations on the Trade and Investment Agreement (BTIA), launched in 2007 and launched in 2007, but which has been on the brink since 2013 due to differences in key areas. The free trade pact signed between Vietnam, the emerging leader of Southeast Asia, and Belgium`s 27-member customs bloc, the European Union (EU), does not bode well for India, exporters and trade experts told CNBC-TV18. Asean-India relations in the dialogue quickly moved from a sectoral dialogue partnership in 1992 to a comprehensive dialogue partnership in December 1995. The convening of the 2002 ASEAN-India Summit in Phnom Penh further strengthened relations.
Since then, the ASEAN-India Summit has been held every year. All of this has taken place over the past decade, which clearly shows the importance of the dialogue partnership for ASEAN and India and the progress made in cooperation. New Delhi is keen to accelerate its own bilateral free trade negotiations with the bloc, which could open up the conditions for competition for its exporters, but will not rush to an agreement, say experts and officials. The EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement is an ambitious pact that must remove almost 99% of EU-Vietnam tariffs. List of agreements being negotiated. Agreements that have so far been discussed only in the absence of formal action by the parties concerned are not mentioned. According to Palit, India`s global trade interests would have been largely protected if the country had not left the RCEP mega-agreement, which, in its original form, had 16 nations, including India. « In other words, India would have been part of a larger family and, within this larger family, it could have asked for a niche for a smaller family, » he added. Full multilateral agreements (not listed below) see: List of multilateral free trade agreements. It is a list of free trade agreements between two parties in which each party could be a country (or another customs territory), a trade bloc or an informal group of countries.
An interactive list of bilateral and multilateral free trade instruments can be find on the TREND Analytics website.  FIEO President S K Saraf said that Vietnam, a strong competitor to India, had already signed a similar agreement with the EU, which is expected to come into force from July to August 2020. India`s neighbours, including Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Cambodia and Pakistan, are currently shipping clothes at zero tariffs in the European Union, while India`s trade agreements with the EU have a tax rate of 9.6%. « In many segments, India competes closely with Vietnam. Given that Vietnam has signed a free trade agreement, we must be cautious in these segments for a long time. India has lost market share (in terms of exports) to Vietnam, so if we are talking about shoes, leather goods, marine furniture, tea and coffee, these are the sectors in which we are going to have an influence.