India, Japan, Australia planning to widen the ambit of proposed supply-chain pact to mitigate China’s growing influence


To counter China’s dominance in world trade, India, Japan and Australia are planning to increase the scope of their proposed supply-chain partnership to include more like-minded countries in the Indo-Pacific region. In September this year, trade ministers of India, Japan and Australia had decided to launch an initiative later this year to achieve supply-chain efficiency […]

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Moody’s projects India’s GDP growth to shrink by 3.1% in 2020 on rising geopolitical risks


Moody’s Investors Service has projected the Indian economy to shrink by 3.1 per cent in 2020 and said clashes with China on the border also suggest rising geopolitical risks in the Asian region where countries are particularly vulnerable to changes in geopolitical dynamics. While it had pegged India’s annual growth at 0.2 per cent in […]

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