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India pitches for soybean, sugar exports to China amid US trade dispute

The meeting took place amid growing rapprochement between the two countries after the Doklam standoff

Press Trust of India  |  Beijing 

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Sharply criticising protectionist policies of western countries, on Saturday offered to export and sugar to amid the tariff spat between and and sought major Chinese investments specially in India's housing-for-all project.

“You import a lot of agricultural products, up to $20 billion or more,” said in his address to the fifth India-Strategic Economic Dialogue (SED).

“I was noticing that there are some tariffs you imposed on farmers' from and Maybe can substitute for and sugar, if we could access those exports with all the due quality considerations to our farmers. That is very useful,” he told the of China's and (NDRC) He Lifeng.

Both, Kumar and He led the India-here which broadly covers various aspects of economic and trade relations between the two countries.

It was not held last year amid the Dokalam standoff. The meeting took place amid growing rapprochement between the two countries after the standoff.

On Friday, held wide ranging talks with top of the ruling to step up engagement between the two countries.

First Published: Sun, April 15 2018. 00:23 IST
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