Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping in 2016. Photo: Reuters
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping in 2016. Photo: Reuters

China seeks talks with India to push Asia trade pact as Beijing seeks new markets to offset trade war impact

  • New Delhi has questions over the 16-country Regional Comprehensive Economic Agreement, with meeting likely to take place before the end of January
  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s administration wary over possible flood of Chinese goods, wants looser immigration rules for its technology professionals

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping in 2016. Photo: Reuters
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping in 2016. Photo: Reuters
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