A man walks past a poster advertising electronic payments in Mumbai. File photo: AFP
A man walks past a poster advertising electronic payments in Mumbai. File photo: AFP
India

India missing chance to shape WTO’s digital economy ‘rule book’, analysts say

  • The US, China and 84 other WTO members have agreed to align their economies in areas such as online consumer protection and paperless trading
  • India was the biggest economy to oppose the initiative amid a policy to become self-reliant, but analysts said its move could affect its wider strategic goals

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A man walks past a poster advertising electronic payments in Mumbai. File photo: AFP
A man walks past a poster advertising electronic payments in Mumbai. File photo: AFP
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