Chinese President Xi Jinping and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi at a BRICS summit. Photo: AP
Chinese President Xi Jinping and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi at a BRICS summit. Photo: AP

India can’t go ‘cold turkey’ on Chinese goods so trade keeps flourishing despite deep freeze in ties

  • Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi wants to promote self-reliance and reduce dependence on China for raw materials and components
  • But it’s going to take time, as India’s factories rely heavily on Chinese inputs to make finished products and medicines

Chinese President Xi Jinping and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi at a BRICS summit. Photo: AP
Chinese President Xi Jinping and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi at a BRICS summit. Photo: AP
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