From alarming agricultural imports to losing Africa, India needs to aggressively protect its trade interests and explicitly link it to our foreign and domestic goals.
Trump is close to a decision on how to respond to what he considers China’s unfair trade practices, a long list including accusations of steel dumping and theft of US intellectual property.
With the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership agreement, China has an opportunity to be an agenda-setter and demonstrate leadership on global trade.
India was one of the most sued countries in 2015. Will the country’s new model bilateral investment treaty attract and safeguard foreign investment more effectively?
Given the failure in negotiating the Doha Development Agenda – the developing countries’ plan to reform the WTO – the G20’s idea of creating a rules-based, open and inclusive multilateral trading system is ironical.
From ease of doing business to the cost of logistics in India, we are still far away from achieving Modi’s aim of doubling goods and services exports to $900 billion in the next four years.