India's observer status raises questions about its IPEF plans

A former Indian commerce secretary, under condition of anonymity, said India might have consciously decided to participate as an observer since it might not be ready for this agreement right now

Photo: Twitter account of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Thailand

Photo: Twitter account of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Thailand

New Delhi
India participated only as observer in the just-concluded Indo-Pacific Economic Framework (IPEF) chaired by US Trade Representative (USTR) Catherine Tai. Experts believe India may not be ready yet to fully

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First Published: Jul 31 2022 | 3:45 PM IST

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