U.S. says ‘Make in India’ campaign epitomises challenges facing US-India trade ties

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The Biden administration has told the US Congress that India’s recent emphasis on import substitution through the ‘Make in India’ campaign has “epitomised” the challenges facing the bilateral trade relationship. In its 2021 Trade Policy Agenda and 2020 Annual Report, the US Trade Representative (USTR) said that during 2020 the US continued its engagement with India to […]

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Trump says to end preferential trade status for India; New Delhi shrugs off threat

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In what could impact India’s $5.6 billion worth of exports to the US, President Trump has said the United States may end India’s preferential trade treatment under a programme, but New Delhi shrugged off the threat saying the ipact would be minimal and that it would continue to engage with Washington to resolve the issue. Trump […]

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U.S. challenges China at WTO over sharply higher farm subsidy

The United States has challenged China at the World Trade Organization (WTO) over “excessive government support” for domestic grain production. The U.S Trade Representative’s (USTR) office claimed that China’s “market price support” for rice, wheat, and corn in 2015 was estimated to be nearly $100 billion above the limits that China committed to when it […]

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