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India and China not walking the talk

In China, India on 25/01/2018 at 6:48 am

India can “pak” China. US cannot. India should remember it’s sua kee, not tua kee like US and China.

India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke against tariffs at the World Economic Forum in Davos in an apparent reference to the US measures, although India’s own finance ministry is planning a 70% tariff on Chinese solar panels.

“Forces of protectionism are raising their heads against globalisation. Their intention is not only to avoid globalisation themselves but they also want to reverse its natural flow,” Mr Modi said.

BBC report

But he’s most probably apeing Xi. Last yr at Davos Xi espoused global trade but his policies since then showed he was not walking the talk. Latest example:

Of the contractors working on China-funded transport infrastructure projects in 34 Asian and European countries, 89 per cent were Chinese, leaving 11 per cent from elsewhere, according to the study by the Center for Strategic and International Studies, a Washington-based think-tank.

FT

 

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