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India-US to end six outstanding WTO disputes in move to boost economic ties

Both sides will notify WTO's dispute settlement panel within a month that disputes are being bilaterally resolved and urge it to withdraw three cases each, slapped against each other

PM Modi, Joe Biden, Jill Biden
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Shreya Nandi New Delhi
India and the United States have decided to square-off and end half-a-dozen outstanding disputes at the World Trade Organization (WTO), a decision that aims to strengthen economic ties between both nations.

Both sides will, within a month’s time, notify the WTO’s dispute settlement panel that the disputes are being bilaterally resolved and urge it to withdraw three cases each, slapped against each other.

The development comes against the backdrop of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s three-day visit to the US at the invitation of President Joe Biden and First Lady Jill Biden.

The resolution of these disputes is a crucial milestone

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First Published: Jun 23 2023 | 6:23 PM IST

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