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On RCEP, India has enough bargaining chips, not so helpless: Jairam Ramesh

If agreeing to RCEP means crossing those lines, I think we should wait, we should rush into an agreement that is going to have such deleterious effects on an industry, which is already crippled

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Jairam Ramesh
Jairam Ramesh

Former Union minister and Rajya Sabha MP Jairam Ramesh tells Archis Mohan that India is not helpless and should not rush into an agreement that is going to have deleterious effects on the industry. He says India needs to step back a little and see the gains and pains in their totality and put in place the systems to deal with the pains before joining in. Edited excerpts:

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First Published: Sun, November 03 2019. 20:56 IST

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