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It is easy to whip up anti-Chinese emotions

However, significant policy reform would also be necessary to attract investors


Devangshu Datta New Delhi
Escalating tensions could affect the economic relationship between India and China. India is considering imposing tariffs on Chinese goods, and it may restrict activities of Chinese corporates including foreign portfolio investors (FPIs). China may retaliate.

Both economies are struggling. In 2019-20, annual bilateral trade amounted to about Rs 7.3 trillion (approximately $102 billion), with India logging a deficit of Rs 3.70 trillion. That is, India exports about Rs 1.79 trillion and imports about Rs 5.5 trillion. In terms of Gross Domestic Product (GDP), China exports about 0.6 per cent of GDP to India and imports 0.2 per cent of its
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First Published: Jun 21 2020 | 7:22 PM IST

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