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European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen, left, and European Council President Charles Michel show signed EU-UK Trade and Cooperation Agreement at the European Council headquarters in Brussels. European Union's top officials have formally signed the post-Brexit trade deal sealed with the United Kingdom. European Commission president Ursula von der Leyen and European Council president Charles Michel put pen to paper on Wednesday morning during a brief ceremony in Brussels.

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Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi, left, greets Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen prior to a meeting at Peace Palace in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. The two countries signed a free trade agreement.

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Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman recieves a memento during National Traders Convention at Ramlila ground in New Delhi.

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MoS in the Ministry of Commerce and Industry Hardeep Singh Puri addresses a high-level joint meeting of the Board of Trade and the Council of Trade Development and Promotion (CTDP), in New Delhi.

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A woman poses in front of hand prints on a wall during an event against U.S. trade embargo against Cuba in Havana, Cuba. The United Nations will vote Thursday Nov. 1 on a resolution regarding the ongoing U.S. trade embargo against Cuba.

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US President Donald Trump speaks as he announces a revamped North American free trade deal, in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington. The new deal, reached just before a midnight deadline imposed by the U.S., will be called the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement, or USMCA. It replaces the 24-year-old North American Free Trade Agreement, which President Donald Trump had called a job-killing disaster.

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US President Donald Trump delivers remarks on trade between the United States, Canada, and Mexico, in the Rose Garden of the White House, in Washington.

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Afghanistan's Chief Executive Abdullah Abdullah (second L) with U.S. Ambassador to Afghanistan John Bass (R) taste dry fruits at an exhibition of Afghani goods during India-Afghanistan Trade and Investment Show, in Mumbai.

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Canada's Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland, left, walks to a car during a break in trade talk negotiations from the Office of the United States Trade Representative, in Washington. At right is David MacNaughton, Canada's Ambassador to the United States.

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Canada's Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland speaks to the media as trade talks continue at the Office of the United States Trade Representative in Washington.

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Director General Foreign Trade (DGFT) Alok Chaturvedi addresses a seminar on 'Modified Exim Policy 2018', in Kolkata.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi unveils a plaque to mark the foundation stone laying ceremony of the upcoming office complex for the Commerce Department, ‘Vanijya Bhawan', at Akbar Road in New Delhi. Union Minister for Commerce & Industry Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu, Minister of State for Housing and Urban Affairs (I/C) Hardeep Singh Puri are also seen.

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In this photo released by Xinhua News Agency, Chinese President Xi Jinping, center, and his wife Peng Liyuan, center right, pose for a group photo with foreign leaders attending the Boao Forum for Asia Annual Conference in Boao in south China's Hainan province.

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In this photo released by Xinhua News Agency, Chinese President Xi Jinping delivers his opening speech at the Boao Forum for Asia Annual Conference in Boao in south China's Hainan province. Xi promised to cut auto import taxes, open China's markets further and improve conditions for foreign companies in a speech that called for international cooperation against a backdrop of a spiraling dispute with Washington over trade and technology.

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Afghanistan's Chief Executive Abdullah Abdullah, right, with Commerce Minister Suresh Prabhu stand as Indian national anthem is played during an India-Afghanistan trade conference in New Delhi.

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Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj, right, shakes hand Afghanistan's Chief Executive Abdullah Abdullah in New Delhi. Abdullah is in India for a three day India-Afghanistan trade and investment show.

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Trucks crosses the friendship bridge connecting China and North Korea in the Chinese border town of Dandong, opposite side of the North Korean town of Sinuiju. China said that U.S. President Donald Trump's threat to cut off trade with countries that deal with North Korea is unacceptable and unfair.

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Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment, Australia, Steven Ciobo with Union Minister for Finance, Arun Jaitley during a meeting in New Delhi.

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Union Minister for Finance, Corporate Affairs and Defence, Arun Jaitley interacting with the Trade Representatives on GST, in New Delhi. Revenue Secretary, Hasmukh Adhia and the Chief Economic Adviser, Arvind Subramanian are also seen.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi and other leaders of SCO Family, at inauguration of the Astana EXPO-2017, in Astana, Kazakhstan.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi being welcomed by the President of Kazakhstan, Nursultan Nazarbayev at inauguration of the Astana EXPO-2017, in Astana, Kazakhstan.

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Salim prepares to take his buy, two buffaloes, to Meerut city

Photograph by Jitender Gupta

Receipt for animals brought and sold in Salahpur mandi.

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Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, right, and U.S. Vice President Mike Pence shake hands prior to a luncheon hosted by Abe at the prime minister's official residence, in Tokyo.

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Vice-President Hamid Ansari with Uganda’s president Yoweri Museveni in Kampala

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The trade facilitation centre at Salamabad, Uri

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) Heads of State Council meeting in Tashkent.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi shakes hands with Russian President Vladimir Putin during a bilateral meeting in Tashkent on the sidelines of SCO Summit.

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Small traders and shopkeepers protest outside the residence of Union Urban Development Minister Venkaiah Naidu in New Delhi.

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A camel herder wrapped himself in a blanket looks on at the annual cattle fair in Pushkar, western Rajasthan.

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Akhilesh Yadav, Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh, at a stall during inauguration of Uttar Pradesh pavilion at India International Trade Fair, Pragati Maidan, New Delhi.

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US Secretary of State John Kerry, joined by External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj, speaks to media at the State Department in Washington.

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External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj, speaks to media at the State Department in Washington. Swaraj was joined by Secretary of State John Kerry, Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker, and Indian Minister of State for Commerce and Industry Nirmala Sitharaman.

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Secretary of State John Kerry, joined by, from left, Indian Minister of State for Commerce and Industry Nirmala Sitharaman, Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker, speaks during a news conference at the State Department in Washington.

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President Pranab Mukherjee, Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah and Governor Vajubhai Vala release a booklet during the Centenary Celebration of Federation of Karnataka Chambers of Commerce & Industry at Vidhan Soudha in Bengaluru.

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A man walks past mannequins with various fashion design clothes on display at a boutique in Beijing. China's June export growth rebounded to 2.8 percent in a modest improvement amid slowing economic growth while imports fell 6.1 percent.

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Minister of State for Commerce & Industry (Independent Charge), Nirmala Sitharaman with Revenue Secretary Shaktikanta Das and Commerce Secretary, Rajeev Kher releasing the “Foreign Trade Policy 2015-2020” in New Delhi.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi taking a round of "Vibrant Gujarat", 7th Global Investors Summit, in Gandhinagar.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Gujarat Chief Minister Anandiben Patel visit the Global trade show during Pravasi Bhartiya Divas in Gandhinagar.

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Preparations on in full swing for Pravasi Bhartiya Divas and Vibrant Gujarat Global summit 2015 at Mahatma mandir in Gandhinagar.

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Preparations on in full swing for Pravasi Bhartiya Divas and Vibrant Gujarat Global summit 2015 at Mahatma mandir in Gandhinagar.

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Visitors throng the India International Trade Fair (ITTF) 2014 at Pragati Maidan in New Delhi.

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India International Trade Fair at Pragati Maidan, in New Delhi

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Lamps hang inside a Turkish stall selling various artifacts at the India International Trade Fair in New Delhi.

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EU stays imports of Indian mangoes, four veggies after some 207 consignments found ‘contaminated’ with fruit flies. Ban comes into effect from May 1. Indian traders there, farmers here, cry foul.

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, center, poses with European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso, left, and European Council President Herman Van Rompuy, right, at an EU Summit in Brussels. Poroshenko has signed up to a trade and economic pact with the European Union, saying it may be the "most important day" for his country since its independence from the Soviet Union.

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A Chinese student, part of a group of supporters of Chinese Prime Minister Li Keqiang, waves the Chinese national flags as they gather at a counter- demonstration against a protest against the leader across the street from Downing Street in central London, where he was meeting with British Prime Minister David Cameron at his official residence. The Chinese leader met with Cameron and other senior government officials, and the two sides are expected to announce a slew of trade and investment deals.

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Chinese Premier Li Keqiang waves as he meets with British Prime Minister David Cameron as he arrives for a meeting at 10 Downing Street in London. The Chinese leader met with Prime Minister David Cameron and other senior government officials, and the two sides are expected to announce a slew of trade and investment deals.

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APMC's trading area wears a deserted look during onion traders' strike at Satana near Nashik.

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Chinese Premier Li Keqiang with the Prime Minister David Cameron and other senior government officials, and the two sides are expected to announce a slew of trade and investment deals.

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Pakistan High Commissioner Abdul Basit with (R) and President, Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI), Sohail Lashari at a jooti stall during a Pakistani show in Amritsar.

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Students protest against a China Taiwan trade pact in Taipei, Taiwan. Hundreds of protesters opposed to a trade pact with China have invaded Taiwan's Cabinet offices, marking a sharp escalation in a student-led movement against the island's rapidly developing ties with the communist mainland.

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Union Minister for Commerce & Industry, Anand Sharma with Ministers from other SAARC countries releasing the study "The South Asian Century : Progressing Towards Regional Integration" at the inauguration of the 5th SAARC Business Leaders Conclave in New Delhi.

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India's Trade Minister Anand Sharma, left, talks with EU Trade Commissioner Karel De Gucht during the opening day of the Ninth Ministerial Conference of the World Trade Organisation (WTO) in Bali, Indonesia.

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Visitors walk past the Delhi pavilion at India-International Trade Fair in New Delhi.

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An Afghan exhibitor demonstrates the way to wear a jewel to customers during the International Trade Fair in New Delhi. The annual popular event that started with visitors touching tens of thousands daily, will end on Nov. 27.

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Loaded trucks wait at Mahadipur International land port to cross the Bangladesh border for unloading export goods in Malda district.

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U.S. Vice President Joe Biden, left, shakes hands with Vice President Hamid Ansari as they pose for the media before a meeting in New Delhi. Biden arrived in India on a four-day visit, that will focus on boosting trade and regional security ties and strengthening a strategic partnership that has languished in recent years.

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Traders watch a live telecast of Finance Minister P. Chidambaram presenting the annual budget in New Delhi.

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Minister of State for External Affairs E. Ahamed and Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan Rashid Meredov at the 4th meeting of India-Turkmenistan Inter Governmental Commission on Trade, Economic, Scientific and Technological Cooperation in New Delhi.

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Visitors admire a jeweled car at the Global Trade Show during the Vibrant Gujarat Global Investors Summit 2013 in Gandhinagar.

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Visitors buy goods at Turkey's stall in the India International Trade Fair (ITTF) at Pragati Maidan in New Delhi.

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Visitors throng to the India International Trade Fair (ITTF) at Pragati Maidan in New Delhi.

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Artists from Belarus perform at a pavilion during the India International Trade Fair in New Delhi.

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A visitor having a look of Pakistani suits at Pakistan Pavilion at the India International Trade Fair in New Delhi.

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An exhibitor from Turkey gestures inside one of Turkey's pavilion at the India International Trade Fair in New Delhi. The trade fair, an annual popular event with visitors touching tens of thousands daily opened to the public.

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An exhibitor waits for customers inside one of Turkey's pavilions at the India International Trade Fair in New Delhi. The trade fair, an annual popular event with visitors, opened to the public.

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Delhi Chief Minister Shiela Dikshit with a Mehndi artist at the Delhi Pavilion after inauguration of the 32nd India International Trade Fair (ITTF) at Pragati Maidan in New Delhi.

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Canadian Trade Minister Ed Fast interacts with Indian industrialists at the India - Canada CEOs Forum Meeting in New Delhi.

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South Korean women farmers show their fans during a rally held against a free trade agreement between South Korea and China in Seoul, South Korea. The two Asian countries held their third round of free trade talks to discuss the scope of the deal and other issues. The letters read "Government purchases agricultural and fishery products and Stop FTA between South Korea and China."

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Pakistani trucks at Uri sector, Kashmir

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A welcome opening Pakistani porters with Indian goods at the Wagha-Attari border

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European Union Foreign Policy Chief Catherine Ashton, left, shakes hand with Pakistan's Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar, right, prior to their meeting in Islamabad, Pakistan. Ashton is in Islamabad to hold talks with Pakistani leaders aimed at promoting trade ties and expanding anti-terror cooperation.

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Union Minister of Commerce and Industry Anand Sharma during the release of the Annual Supplement 2012-13 to the Foreign Trade Policy 2009-14 in New Delhi.

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Prime Minister Manmohan Singh arrives at Naypyidaw Airport, Myanmar.

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Pakistan's Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar addressing during the 2nd Indo Pak 'Aman Ki Asha' Economic Conference in Lahore, Pakistan.

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President Pratibah Patil being greeted by a child during her ceremonial reception at Mahe airport, Victoria in Seychelles on Sunday.

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Union Minister of Commerce, Industry & Textiles Anand Sharma with Pakistan Commerce Minister Makhdoom Amin Fahim during a bilateral meeting in New Delhi.

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A BSF jawan guards near a newly constructed gate at the India-Pakistan Attari-Wagah joint check post on Thursday. The newly constructed gates at the integrated check-post (ICP) at the Indo-Pakistan Wagah border will be inaugurated by Home Minister P. Chidambaram on April 13 2012.

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Pakistan's Commerce Secretary Zafar Abbas being welcomed at Wagah border on his arrival in India. Abbas has come to India for visiting Lifestyle Pakistan exhibition being held at Pragati Maidan, Delhi.

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A view of newly constructed gates at the India-Pakistan Attari-Wagah joint check post in Amritsar. The first integrated checkpost (ICP) at the Indo-Pakistani Wagah border is all set to be inaugurated by Home Minister P. Chidambaram on April 13 2012.

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A man walks past an opened jewellery shop at Karol Bagh in New Delhi. The jewellers have ended their strike after positive assurances from the government.

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Jewellers shouting slogans after a meeting with Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee demanding for removal of excise duty on unbranded jewellery at North Block in New Delhi.

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South Korean activists wearing masks of U.S. President Barack Obama, center, South Korean President Lee Myung-bak, right, and former late President Roh Moo-hyun, cheer to celebrate the free trade agreement, with the United States during a rally near the U.S. Embassy in Seoul, South Korea. South Korea is implementing its long-stalled free trade deal with the United States about five years after the two countries struck the accord. South Korean trade officials say the pact aimed at slashing tariffs and other trade barriers is to take effect at midnight Wednesday.

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Prime Minister Manmohan Singh interacts with EU President Herman Van Rompuy, right, and European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso after a signing of agreement ceremony in New Delhi.

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People affected with HIV virus listen to a speaker during a protest against a proposed free trade agreement between India and EU, in New Delhi. Protesters fear that the FTA would include strict implementation of intellectual property rights (IPR) that would kill cheap generic drug production. The sign says "We do not want our medicines to be put on stake by Free Trade Agreement."

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Activists along with HIV patients, farmers and small traders stage a march to protest against EU-India trade talks, in New Delhi.

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Union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee during a pre-Budget consultation with representatives of industry and trade sector in New Delhi.

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Union Minister for Commerce & Industry and Textiles, Anand Sharma with his counterparts from BRICS (Brazil, Russia, China and South Africa) countries, at the BRICS Ministerial meeting on the sidelines of 8th Ministerial Conference of WTO in Geneva.

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Union Minister for Commerce & Industry and Textiles Anand Sharma with his Pakistani counterpart Makhdoom Muhammad Amin Fahim at the SAARC Ministerial meeting, on the sidelines of the 8th Ministerial Conference of WTO, in Geneva.

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Visitors explore the fair on the last day of the India International Trade Fair in New Delhi on Sunday.

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Visitors throng the 31st India International Trade Fair at Pragati Maidan in New Delhi.

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Indian Commerce Minister Anand Sharma, left, and his Pakistani counterpart Makhdoom Amin Fahim shake hands during a meeting in New Delhi. Fahim is in India on the invitation of Sharma to hold trade talks, according to news reports.

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Pakistan Commerce Minister Makhdoom Amin Faheem during a two-day engagement with representatives of India Inc in Mumbai at Taj Mahal hotel, one of the sites of the brazen 26/11 terror attack.

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From left, Foreign Secretary Nirupama Rao, US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, US Ambassador to India A. Peter Burleigh and National Security Advisor Shiv Shankar Menon, hold a meeting in New Delhi . US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will look to ramp up regional security cooperation and trade ties in talks with Indian leaders, held in the shadow of the triple bomb blasts in Mumbai.

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A group of cross LoC traders hold a protest demonstration in Srinagar demanding increase of number of trade days from two to four and resumption of telecommunication links between Kashmir and PoK.

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People living with HIV and cancer pose as lying down during a protest in New Delhi. Thousands of people living with HIV and cancer held a rally to protest trade negotiations between India and the European Union that would restrict access to lifesaving drugs and medicines.

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Prime Minister Manmohan Singh meeting with Trade & Industry Ministers of ASEAN Countries in New Delhi.

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Union Minister for Commerce and Industry Anand Sharma and the Foreign Minister of Japan Seiji Maehara exchanging documents after signing of the India-Japan Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (CEPA), in Tokya, Japan.

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India's Trade with European Union.

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