ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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India and the Shadow of the Trans-Pacific Partnership

Using studies by influential think tanks in the US, commentators in India have sought to argue that India will face adverse consequences by staying out of the Trans-Pacific Partnership, the mega trade agreement concluded recently. While these studies are based on questionable assumptions, no consideration has been given to the cost for India if it were to join the TPP. It can only be hoped that this imbalanced public discourse will not persuade the government to make attempts at joining the TPP.



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