India pushing for Asean trade deal

India is hoping to pave the way for more services and investments to flow between itself and South East Asia, when it hosts a summit in Delhi.

Trade with the 10-nation Asean bloc touched $80bn (£50bn) over 2011-12. And that could increase further, if a long-pending free trade agreement in services is signed.

But that deal has already hit a number of stumbling blocks, as India Business Report's Shilpa Kannan reports.

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