Tuesday, 17 May, 2022
TopicIndia China trade

Topic: India China trade

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.

India working to restrict Chinese goods, investments since before Galwan, Covid: Officials

Modi govt has been working on a multi-pronged strategy since walking out of RCEP last year. LAC incident has only pushed the process, says top official.

No India–China trade through Himachal’s Shipki-La this year as Covid fear keeps traders away

Himachal officials blame Covid-19 for Indian traders not seeking permits but refuse to comment on whether the LAC situation also played a part.

Indian traders to skip annual border trade with China via Lipulekh pass due to Covid-19

Border trade between the countries resumed in 1992 after remaining suspended for decades after the 1962 India-China War and takes place between June-October every year.

India must get its act together now to compete with China in post-Covid world: Thomas Friedman

At ThePrint's Off The Cuff, American author-journalist Friedman also said PM Modi deserved a 'decent grade' for quickly imposing the lockdown in India.

With FDI move, India can now trade with China from a position of strength

India's trade deficit with China was about $57 billion in 2019. New Delhi may not be able to put transactions with Beijing on hold forever.

India should use damaged Brand China, not bash it over Covid like US and Germany

From border to trade to Indian Ocean, there are many other areas of concern India could focus on instead of attacking China over the coronavirus pandemic.

Chinese private companies’ investment in India has grown since 2014 — with little scrutiny

From $1.6 billion in 2014, investment from China — mostly by state-controlled private firms now — has likely crossed $26 billion. What does it mean for India’s trade strategy and security?

Helping China is helping India: Envoy cautions against ‘overreaction’ to coronavirus

In a veiled reference to the trade and travel restrictions imposed by India on China, the ambassador noted that WHO had not advised such restrictions.

To fight China monopoly, Modi govt to speed up approvals for 4 mega bulk drugs parks

Bulk drugs are raw materials for the manufacture of drugs, and Indian drug makers import around 70% of their total requirement from China.

On Camera

YourTurn

Representational image | Photo: Dhiraj Singh | Bloomberg

Indian law needs to account for women, make finance inclusive

Indian women face multiple barriers in accessing finance in an equitable manner. Research suggests adding a gender lens to existing laws and financial products is crucial.
Vehicles at a petrol pump station in Bengaluru, on 4 March 2021 | Photo: Dhiraj Singh | Bloomberg

Heatwave sends Indians into air-conditioned cars for relief, petrol sales soar

Petrol sales have gone up 14% during 1-15 May from the corresponding period in April, a considerable amount especially in comparison to other fuels.

Defence

By special arrangement

Desi defence start-up helps Army go off decades-long dependence on imported cold-weather gear

While AROO does research on the product, manufacturing is handled by another company with which it has a tie-up. The first set of AROO gear was delivered in second half of 2021.

How Congress is like the Ambassador & why Indian politics needs a brand new set of wheels

Like the car, nothing the party has done to reinvent itself has worked. Only way forward is to offer something looking towards the future, not in image of glorious past.
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