From nuts to walnuts, why trade war with America is bad news for India and world; global commerce relies on cooperative quid pro quo

Ashish Bharadwaj writes at Firstpost why trade differences threaten to “cast a shadow on the bilateral relationship that India and the US have successfully nurtured” over the past two decades:

India and the US ought to realize that a trade war is contrary to the economic goals that both have laid out of creating jobs, boosting manufacturing and promoting shared prosperity. Cooperation between the two nations is crucial to nurture the delicate bond between the ideals that democracies foster, and the principles of free markets. This is vital at a time when political and economic ideologies are tilting in a number of other nations.

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