Tuesday, 18 January, 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.

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Priyanka Gandhi Vadra of Congress, a forerunner of women's question in India | PTI

Be it Congress, BJP, AAP—women’s question in India is a partisan issue. And that’s not so bad

India's woman question tests party imagination. Congress's focus on Nirbhaya, Unnao rape victim, and BJP's Uniform Civil Code show how.
President Xi Jingping addressing a meeting

Nations must secure global supply chains, prevent inflation shocks: Xi Jinping at WEF

In his 3rd address to World Economic Forum, Chinese President Xi Jinping said 'we need to resolve various risks and promote the steady recovery of the world economy'.

Defence

HAL likely to be in fray for Navy’s NUHs after defence ministry junks Coast Guard chopper deal

Last week, the Defence Acquisition Council scrapped the Coast Guard programme to buy 14 twin-engine helicopters under Buy Global category. Other projects under review now.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

Read my lips, I’m hurting, says Pakistan’s National Security Policy. What it means for India

The new policy is mostly chaff, but it reveals the most inward-looking Pakistan in 3 decades. It needs breathing space, and is realising loss of stature and friendship with US.
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