Amazon slowed investment into India due to protectionism – Wilbur Ross

US Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross today said that e-commerce giant Amazon, one of the biggest foreign investors in India, had scaled down its plans for investments in this country after the government came up with new, protectionist and restrictive ecommerce rules. In what was seen as a nasty blow to the likes of Walmart […]

WTO confirms reciept of US complaint against Chinese export incentives

The United States has filed a ‘request for consultations’ with China at the World Trade Organization regarding “certain measures that allegedly provide export-contingent subsidies to enterprises in several industrial sectors.” The WTO said these sectors include textiles, agriculture, medical products, light industry, special chemical engineering, new materials, and hardware and building materials. “According to the […]