Piyush Goyal, India’s Minister of Commerce and Industry and Minister of Consumer Affairs, attends the first ministerial-level WTO talks in four years. Photo: Reuters
Piyush Goyal, India’s Minister of Commerce and Industry and Minister of Consumer Affairs, attends the first ministerial-level WTO talks in four years. Photo: Reuters

WTO reaches initial deal as India’s defiance tempered on vaccines, fishing, food security

  • New Delhi said it was confident more global accords could be achieved as negotiations on fishing, vaccines and food security entered their final hours
  • India was accused of blocking agreement on issues but positioned itself as a voice for developing countries

Piyush Goyal, India’s Minister of Commerce and Industry and Minister of Consumer Affairs, attends the first ministerial-level WTO talks in four years. Photo: Reuters
Piyush Goyal, India’s Minister of Commerce and Industry and Minister of Consumer Affairs, attends the first ministerial-level WTO talks in four years. Photo: Reuters
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