Not high in line with WTO rule Government sources rebut

first_imgNew Delhi: India’s tariffs are not that high compared to other developing countries, government sources told Reuters on Thursday, reacting to United States President Donald Trump’s call to withdraw what he said were very high tariffs. Earlier Trump tweeted that he looked forward to meeting Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the G20 summit in Japan, but said that for years India had put “very high tariffs against the United States”. Adding: “This is unacceptabltrue and the tariffs must be withdrawn!” Also Read – Chinmayanand case: Woman tells Supreme Court she wants to stay in Delhi Advertise With Us Read | ‘India’s tariff hike unacceptable, must be withdrawn,’ says Donald Trump This month, India slapped higher tariffs on 28 US products in retaliation for Washington’s withdrawal this month of tariff-free trade for certain Indian goods. India’s tariffs are in line with the World Trade Organization rules, the government sources said, adding that US tariffs on some items were much higher than India’s.last_img read more

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