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Chinese firms feel the pinch of India's new import regulations: Report

The most serious border tension in decades between the two countries has already hurt their economic ties and Indian officials expect the damage to get worse

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Reuters  |  New Delhi/Shanghai 

Chinese firms like Xiaomi are facing delays getting approvals from India's quality control agency for their goods, five industry sources told Reuters, as the business environment deteriorates after a clash on their Himalayan border. Greater scrutiny of Chinese imports follows calls for boycotts from Indian nationalist groups linked to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's ruling party, angered by the killing of 20 Indian soldiers in the border clash in June. The Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) has in recent weeks delayed approvals for mobile phone components and televisions, ...

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First Published: Fri, August 14 2020. 19:53 IST