Sharply criticising protectionist policies of western countries, India on Saturday offered to export soybean and sugar to China amid the tariff spat between Beijing and Washington and sought major Chinese investments specially in India's housing-for-all project.
“I was noticing that there are some tariffs you imposed on farmers' from Iowa and Ohio. Maybe India can substitute for soybean and sugar, if we could access those exports with all the due quality considerations to our farmers. That is very useful,” he told the chairman of China's National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) He Lifeng.
It was not held last year amid the Dokalam standoff. The meeting took place amid growing rapprochement between the two countries after the standoff.