Protesters hold placards urging Indian citizens to remove Chinese apps and stop using Chinese products during a demonstration in New Delhi on June 30. Photo: AFP Protesters hold placards urging Indian citizens to remove Chinese apps and stop using Chinese products during a demonstration in New Delhi on June 30. Photo: AFP
Protesters hold placards urging Indian citizens to remove Chinese apps and stop using Chinese products during a demonstration in New Delhi on June 30. Photo: AFP

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Why India’s growing economic reliance on China makes it hard to quit

  • Recent hostilities between the two powerful neighbours have ratcheted up tensions and seen calls in India for a boycott of everything Chinese
  • But the pair’s huge trade flows, New Delhi’s exports push and rising Chinese investment in India, among other things, doesn’t make severing ties easy

Topic |   China-India relations
Protesters hold placards urging Indian citizens to remove Chinese apps and stop using Chinese products during a demonstration in New Delhi on June 30. Photo: AFP Protesters hold placards urging Indian citizens to remove Chinese apps and stop using Chinese products during a demonstration in New Delhi on June 30. Photo: AFP
Protesters hold placards urging Indian citizens to remove Chinese apps and stop using Chinese products during a demonstration in New Delhi on June 30. Photo: AFP
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