US In Talks With India On Market Access, Trade Concessions: Envoy

Kenneth Juster additionally mentioned India and the US wanted to maneuver to a free commerce pact (File)

New Delhi:

The US is in talks with India on market entry for its items in trade for reinstating New Delhi’s commerce concessions below the Generalised System Of Preferences (GSP), US ambassador to India Kenneth Juster mentioned on Thursday.

“The GSP by regulation requires that there be some market opening measures in recipience of that preferential system, and that is what we now have been attempting to succeed in an settlement on with the federal government of India,” Juster mentioned at India International Week 2020, an internet enterprise summit.

Final 12 months, Washington scrapped India’s commerce concessions below the GSP programme that allowed duty-free entry to the US marketplace for as much as $5.6 billion of Indian exports in retaliation for New Delhi’s excessive tariffs and guidelines on e-commerce.

Juster additionally mentioned India and the US wanted to maneuver to a free commerce pact.

(Reporting by Neha Arora; Modifying by Hugh Lawson)

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