Modi Calls for Early Review of Free Trade Agreement
Note: This article was originally published in The Hindu Business Line on 12 November 2020. ERIA’s research was cited.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi called for an early review of the ASEAN-India trade in goods agreement that has been pending for a long time at the virtual ASEAN-India Summit on Thursday. Addressing leaders from the ten ASEAN countries, the PM also reiterated India’s offer of $1 billion line of credit for ASEAN digital connectivity and announced the contribution of $1million to Covid-19 ASEAN response fund, said Riva Ganguly Das, Secretary (East), Ministry of External Affairs, at a briefing following the Summit.
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