US President Donald Trump terminates preferential trade status for India
03 June 2019 | 1:12 pm
Washington accuses New Delhi of deploying a wide range of trade barriers that negatively affect US commerce. Media reports say that India could impose higher import duties on US goods in response to Trump's latest move.
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