Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Monday called for open borders, saying trading across national boundaries is an "economic imperative of our times" and that barriers to free trade should be dismantled.
Former President Pranab Mukherjee raises concerns over growing protectionism, says it affects outcome of world trade
Pranab Mukherjee said he was the signatory to WTO document and agreement on behalf of India
China hits back at US, imposes tariffs on American goods worth $60 billion after Donald Trump slaps duties
China on Tuesday hit back at the US with tariffs on $60 billion worth of American goods, in a tit-for-tat move that came hours after President Donald Trump slapped duties on $200 billion worth of Chinese imports.
Narendra Modi seeks double-digit GDP growth, says country's share in world trade needs to be doubled to 3.4%
Prime minister Narendra Modi said, the world is watching as to when India will break into the $5 trillion economy club by doubling its economy
IMF says global growth forecast pegged at 3.9% as world economy gains speed, but momentum unlikely to last
The world economy is gathering speed with growth forecast for 2018 and 2019 pegged at 3.9 percent, the IMF said but warned that the present economic momentum reflects a "confluence of factors" that is unlikely to last for long.
On India, the report said economic growth remained robust, which, as in the past, is expected to support continued poverty reduction.
#Raisina Files: Asian connectivity is more about the 'balance of power' than bringing people together
If connectivity—understood in all its manifestations: physical, policy, digital or human — is a geoeconomic imperative, it is also a key determinant of national power which fuels socio-economic growth at home