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Switzerland Seeks Bilateral Investment Treaty With India | India Business News – Times of India

Switzerland Seeks Bilateral Investment Treaty With India | India Business News – Times of India

New Delhi: After the India-European Free Trade Association (EFTA) trade deal that witnessed $100 billion investment commitment, Switzerland is now pushing for a new bilateral investment treaty (BIT) with India and a “red carpet” for investors from the four-nation bloc to meet the target.The issue of the investment treaty, a sore point with most countries,...

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Swiss National Bank surprises with interest rate cut

Swiss National Bank surprises with interest rate cut

The Swiss National Bank cut its main interest rate by 25 basis points to 1.50% on Thursday, a surprise move which made it the first major central bank to dial back tighter monetary policy aimed at tackling inflation. It was the first decision since long-serving Chairman Thomas Jordan said he would step down in September....

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Switzerland becomes first major economy to cut interest rates in surprise move

Switzerland becomes first major economy to cut interest rates in surprise move

The Swiss national flag hangs from the Federal Palace, Switzerland’s parliament building, in Bern, Switzerland, on Thursday, Dec. 13, 2018. The Swiss National Bank cut its inflation forecast and showed no inclination of moving off its crisis-era settings, citing the francs strength and mounting global risks. Photographer: Stefan Wermuth/Bloomberg via Getty Images Bloomberg | Bloomberg | Getty...

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Cheaper Swiss watches, chocolates: How India-EFTA trade pact will benefit Indians – Times of India

Cheaper Swiss watches, chocolates: How India-EFTA trade pact will benefit Indians – Times of India

NEW DELHI: India on Sunday signed a trade and economic partnership agreement with the four-nation European free Trade Association (EFTA) to boost trade and investments between the two regions. Under this trade pact, EFTA commits 100 billion dollar investment in India for the next 15 years.After a hiatus of nearly 16 years, the European Free...

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India, EFTA ink free trade agreement

India, EFTA ink free trade agreement

India and the four-nation European bloc EFTA on Sunday signed a free trade agreement to promote investments and boost two-way trade in goods and services. The European Free Trade Association (EFTA) members are Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland. The agreement has 14 chapters, including trade in goods, rules of origin, intellectual property rights (IPRs), trade...

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Swiss expertise for Indian Railways! Collaboration with Switzerland firms for tunnelling works on Rishikesh-Karan Prayag, Udhampur-Srinagar projects – Times of India

Swiss expertise for Indian Railways! Collaboration with Switzerland firms for tunnelling works on Rishikesh-Karan Prayag, Udhampur-Srinagar projects – Times of India

Swiss tunneling expertise for Indian Railways! The Indian Railways has joined hands with Swiss firms for tunnelling works in multiple projects, including the Rishikesh-Karna Prayag New Railway Line and the Udhampur-Srinagar-Baramulla Rail Link, as per information shared by Railway Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw in the Rajya Sabha. According to a PTI report, in response to a...

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India Eyes $100 Billion Investment from Switzerland, Norway | India Business News – Times of India

India Eyes $100 Billion Investment from Switzerland, Norway | India Business News – Times of India

India is close to finalizing a first-of-its-kind trade deal that could see a small group of European nations invest as much as $100 billion over 15 years in exchange for easier trade access to the world’s most populous nation, according to people with knowledge of the matter.The European Free Trade Association, which comprises Switzerland, Norway,...