Will keep seeking newer markets via trade talks, including RCEP: Goyal

"India can't be isolated. You can't have a situation where you expect all the benefits of multilateralism but will not give any benefit to anyone," Goyal said

Piyush Goyal, Prakash Javadekar
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While the government will never compromise on national security and national interest, Goyal said, that interest has to be decided in a broad way, without a myopic vision.

Subhayan Chakraborty New Delhi
India will continue to seek new markets through trade negotiations, including the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP), Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal said on Wednesday. He also said the detractors of proposed trade deals should maintain silence until the framework is made public.

"India can't be isolated. You can't have a situation where you expect all the benefits of multilateralism but will not give any benefit to anyone," he said, at the launch of the report by High Level Advisory Group for Exports. Last week, Goyal spoke in favour of a bilateral trade agreement with the US.

While the government will

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First Published: Oct 30 2019 | 11:51 PM IST

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