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No FTA with US: Minister

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August 20, 2004 15:46 IST

The government has not expressed its willingness to enter into a Free Trade Agreement in services with United States, Lok Sabha was informed on Friday.

Govt mulls FTA on services with US

In a written reply to a question whether the government had expressed its willingness to enter into a FTA on services with the US, Minister of State for Commerce E V K S Elangovan said "no".

He also replied in the negative to a question whether the prime minister had recently sought a review of India's FTAs in the wake of apprehensions aired by the domestic industry.

To another query, he said the Government had entered into specific border trade arrangements with some neighbouring countries and "there was no change in government's policy on border agreements."

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