Thursday, 29 September, 2022
TopicGlobal trade war

Topic: Global trade war

Global trade needs to go back to the basics to bring inclusive recovery

We need to ask, what is trade for? And how can it provide better outcomes for people and the planet?

Welcome to the might-is-right global trade era

To engage in economic coercion of your trading partners while simultaneously joining them in a new trading bloc is an appropriate emblem of our times.

Why Modi govt’s FTA policy for India must turn to ‘natural allies’ US, UK and Europe now

Share of Indian export to Asian countries has dropped in the past decade despite forging major free trade alliances but it has gone up in traditional markets like US and Europe.

Modi, Trump had walked away from them. Now mega trade deals will make a comeback after Covid

International trade is set to get a new lease of life as Covid-hit countries learn the value of global supply chains in the fight against the pandemic.

Modi reviving NAM won’t be enough in post-Covid world. India must reconsider joining RCEP

There is no doubt that once the world has conquered the coronavirus pandemic, there will be a tectonic shift in the global balance of power. India cannot be a lone crusader.

Covid showed dependence on China poses all kinds of risks. For India, it’s even greater

Under the ubiquitous 'Make in India’, we targeted a manufacturing growth of 14 per cent over five years. However, the 2020 growth is a paltry 2 per cent.

Modi says economic boom since 1991 due to trade. So why does India struggle to ink deals?

For decades, India has remained among the most protectionist of the developing economies, despite adopting liberalisation policies nearly 30 years ago.

Why trade wars have no winners

We must not forget that trade disputes are not a one-way street, but always carry the danger of retaliatory measures.

Global growth is slowing, World Bank chief says in fresh warning

World economy now looks even weaker than bank’s June forecast for 2.6% growth in 2019, World Bank chief David Malpass says.

Donald Trump approves ‘retaliatory’ military strikes on Iran, then pulls back

ASEAN leaders to discuss ways of reducing economic uncertainty amid shadow of US-China trade war.

On Camera

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(L-R) Niharika NM, Danish Sait, Kusha Kapila and Tanmay Bhat on Koffee with Karan | YouTube screenshot

Koffee With Karan finale saves a boring season. Power has moved from Bollywood to influencers

The Koffee with Karan finale was finally entertainment, entertainment, entertainment, after the most boring season in a boycott-Bollywood world.
European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen and EU Foreign Policy Chief Josep Borrell address the media on the Ukraine crisis in Brussels, Belgium, on 28 September 2022 | Yves Herman/Reuters

Oil price cap to blacklistings — EU slaps new ‘biting’ sanctions on Russia over Ukraine

Ursula von der Leyen, who proposed the fresh sanctions said the European Union is 'determined' to make Russia pay the price for the further escalation with Ukraine.

Defence

Pinaka is a multiple rocket launcher produced in India and developed by the DRDO for the Army | Twitter/@DRDO_India

As tensions rise with Azerbaijan, Armenia buys Pinaka rockets & ammunition from India

The government-to-government contract, valued at about Rs 2,000 cr, was signed earlier this month, say sources. Supplies would be fast tracked as per Armenia's requirement.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

AAP’s filling a big vacuum in Indian politics. Question is how long it can sustain without ideology

If you find admiration for AAP qualified, if not muted among many of the Modi-BJP’s critics, it is because they question it for its lack of ideological clarity. Especially on secularism.
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