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first_imgDuring the Vietnam visit both countries may announce newDuring the Vietnam visit both countries may announce new oil exploration projects for which negotiations were going on. The South China Sea issue may figure in the talks.China wants India to refrain from undertaking oil exploration in the Vietnamese blocks in order to ensure “peace and stability” in the South China Sea.At the 14th India-ASEAN summit on September 8, Modi is expected to pitch for expanding trade ties with the powerful grouping besides enhancing overall cooperation.India-ASEAN trade and investment relations have been growing steadily, with ASEAN being New Delhis fourth largest trading partner. The annual trade registered an average growth of 22 per cent per annum in the decade upto 2011-12, but has stagnated thereafter.It stood at approximately USD 76.53 billion in 2014-15. The two-way investment flows are also substantial, with ASEAN accounting for approximately 12.5 per cent of investment flows into India since 2000.FDI inflows into India from ASEAN between April 2007 and March 2015 was about USD 32.44 billion. ASEAN members include Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam.The ASEAN summit will be followed by 11th East Asia Summit which is likely to deliberate on issues relating to security and threat of terrorism.The leaders at East Asia Summit are expected to discuss the situation in South China Sea and as well as a host of other issues.East Asia Summit is a forum for cooperation between various countries of the region with ASEAN and includes Australia, China, India, Japan, Republic of Korea, New Zealand, Russia and the US, in addition to the ten ASEAN (Association of South East Asian Nations) countries. PTI MPB SKadvertisementlast_img read more

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first_img RelatedSkyscanner Travel Podcast: we are now recording!Behind the scenes of the Skyscanner Travel PodcastLife at Skyscanner Singapore: listening to the localsSkyscanner may have been born in Scotland, but it’s long since spread across the seas. Sam Baldwin reports from our Singapore office…11 ways to work abroad: Skyscanner travel podcast #05From busking to ‘WWOOFing’, we explore 11 ways to make money abroad in the new edition of the cult Skyscanner travel podcast. In this special episode, recorded in Skyscanner’s Singapore office, host Sam Baldwin is reunited with original Skyscanner podcaster Sam Poullain (now based in Singapore) and we also invite special guest Dave Boyte (Market Manager Australia and NZ) to give his antipodean angle on travelling around South East Asia.We discuss everything you need to know about travelling in this fantastic part of the world, from visa requirements, to the best ways to get around, how to avoid typical scams and what to bring. We also feature Skyscanner Design chief, James Ferguson, who reveals a Holiday Hell experience on the high seas.Note: this podcast was recorded from a single microphone in our Singapore office (which isn’t always very quiet) so please excuse the occaisional less-than-perfect sound quality.To listen, just press play below, or download it to listen later. All Skyscanner podcasts are also available free on iTunes. https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fapi.soundcloud.com%2Ftracks%2F98246641ReturnOne wayMulti-cityFromAdd nearby airports ToAdd nearby airportsDepart14/08/2019Return21/08/2019Cabin Class & Travellers1 adult, EconomyDirect flights onlySearch flights Maplast_img read more