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Rising tariff clashes, WTO reforms on PM Modi's agenda for G20 Summit

India to keep the ball rolling on talks regarding fugitive economic offenders

This will be Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s sixth G20 appearance

This will be Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s sixth G20 appearance

Subhayan Chakraborty
Global economic instability due to rising tariff clashes, threats from climate change, and rising terrorism will be high on Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s agenda as he reaches Japan’s Osaka for the 14th G20 meeting on Friday.

India also plans to push talks on reforming the World Trade Organization (WTO), prioritising infrastructure financing, and making it easier to bring back fugitive economic offenders during the two-day event, senior officials said.

Even as the trade war escalates between the US and China, building consensus among global leaders on keeping trade free of protectionism ranks among the highest of Modi’s objectives, according to sources. India
Topics : G20 summit

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First Published: Jun 26 2019 | 10:37 PM IST

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