Saturday, 29 January, 2022
TopicIndia China trade

Topic: India China trade

What conflict? India’s imports from China soar to almost $100 bn, led by smartphones, machinery

According to China's official data, its exports to India reached $97.52 billion in 2021, while total two-way bilateral trade touched $125.66 billion.

China still India’s largest source of import for many critical sectors, says top govt official

Sanjay Chadha, Additional Secretary, Commerce, however, also says competition with Beijing is likely to increase as India starts looking at 'supply-chain resilience',

India ‘critically dependent’ on China in imports across 86 tariff lines, GoM report says

GoM to promote manufacturing suggests govt departments should work to cut down imports like refrigerators, point-of-sale machines, 5G optical fibre.

‘Enormous’ US-China confrontations after vote no matter who wins, political scientist warns

Don’t see a Cold War between US and China but will see antagonism in a lot of key areas, said Ian Bremmer, who heads the risk consultant Eurasia Group.

China share in India imports up 5% points in April-July over last year, despite overall decline

Trade experts say India’s dependence on China for items like APIs for medicines will continue, but not-essentials like toys & plastics could be cut back.

India is losing the battle — 5 things Modi must do to rescue his image and China policy

Several rounds of military-level talks and conversations led by Foreign Minister Jaishankar and NSA Ajit Doval have produced zilch.

Balancing LAC tension with economic strategy — How India can walk the tightrope against China

Customs Act allows Modi govt to prohibit imports from China. But the law's compatibility with WTO norms brings legal hurdles. That's where Atmanirbhar Abhiyan comes in.

India can’t replace China at manufacturing, not without paying more: Economics commentator Martin Wolf

In conversation with ThePrint's Editor-in-Chief Shekhar Gupta, Chief Economics Commentator at The Financial Times, Martin Wolf discussed India's fiscal deficit, banking sector and its potential in the global market.

Why India’s growing economic reliance on China will be tough to break

India buys everything from electronics to key drug ingredients to industrial machinery from China and reducing that reliance won’t be easy, experts say.

Gadkari and other ministers’ different voices on India-China trade cause confusion

Modi govt departments and ministries seem to be taking different approaches to calls for ‘boycotting China’ and ‘self-reliance’ since Galwan clash.

On Camera

YourTurn

Padma Awards 2022 brought back controversies, politics and the question of its relevance

Buddhadeb Bhattacharya declined Padma Bhushan and Ghulam Nabi Azad drew jibes from Congress leaders for accepting the award from Modi govt. But such controversies are not new.
V. Anantha Nageswaran

Who is V Anantha Nageswaran, new chief economic advisor? IIM-A grad, academic, PM’s ex-advisor

Nageswaran, who has taught at various B-schools in India and Singapore, takes charge days before the tabling of the Economic Survey and the Union Budget.

Defence

Representational image of Indian Navy ships | Photo: Commons

India carrying out more warship patrols than ever to catch China in crowded global seas

Estimated 125 foreign naval vessels are in the Indian Ocean at any given time, roughly 3 times the number deployed in the wake of the 9/11 attacks when the US invaded Afghanistan.

Let them eat communalism: Yogi’s poll pitch may work but heartland’s jobless fury endangers India

While UP’s unemployed are angry, Yogi’s call for a choice between Jinnah and Sardar Patel, more than seven decades after they both died, is the new ‘let them eat cake’.
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