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India, EU to decide fate of trade agreement next month
Mar 13, 2018

India and the European Union will discuss next month resumption of the much-delayed Bilateral Trade and Investment Agreement (BTIA) that hasn’t progressed much over the past five years. 
Chief negotiators of the two sides will meet in April to explore the possibility and work out some roadmap for the negotiations. EU negotiators are coming in April to discuss how to take the talks forward, said a person aware of the development. 
The BTIA talks hit a roadblock on the contentious issues of import duty on European cars and alcohol (wines and spirits) levied by India, and recognition of India as a 'data-secure’ nation by the EU. India also wants a greater access for its professionals in the EU. 
Prior to the meeting, the government plans to consult the industry on products of its aggressive interest or exports in which it wants tariff concession from the European Union. 

The Economic Times