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Amitendu Palit

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Why is India refusing to join WTO e-commerce talks

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Amitendu Palit The last WTO Ministerial at Buenos Aires held during December 10-13, 2017, had decided to ‘reinvigorate’ work under the WTO’s e-commerce work programme launched in 1998. More than seventy-five countries agreed to commence informal talks on fixin... More »

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India took the right call on Huawei

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Amitendu Palit European telcos like Nokia, also major players in 5G and competitors of Huawei, are yet to discover security ‘issues’ in equipment sourced from China. India’s decision to invite Huawei to participate in field trials of 5G equipment, despite init... More »

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More disruptions ahead in global trade

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Amitendu Palit Trump’s emphasis on bilateralism and restitching existing deals to maximise US interests has the inevitable effect of disturbing economic arrangements. (Reuters) Trade war is developing into a tale of disruption, rather than an account of back a... More »

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Indian trade is stuck in non-alignment

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Amitendu Palit Countries trade for economic benefits including higher national and household incomes. Modern international trade is not just economics. Trade has implications for foreign policy and relations that countries have with the rest of the world. Coun... More »