US Trade Representative Current Affairs, GK & News

US Trade Representative  Current Affairs, GK & News

India listed on USTR’s ‘Priority Watch List’

The USTR in its Special 301 report released recently, categorised India as a ‘priority watch list’ country over intellectual property concerns. About the Report The Special 301 report is annually released by the USTR to identify trade barriers to the USA due to intellectual property concerns. It categorises countries under ‘watch list’ if they have ..

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US considers withdrawing Generalised System of Preferences from India

The United States is reportedly considering withdrawal of benefits to India under its Generalised System of Preferences amid a widening dispute over its trade and investment policies. The US Trade Representative (USTR) is in the process of completing the review of India’s status as a GSP beneficiary and an announcement was expected over the next ..

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US challenges India’s export subsidy programmes at WTO

The US Trade Representative (USTR) has challenged Indian export subsidy schemes at World Trade Organisation (WTO), saying these programmes harm its manufacturing sector and workers by creating an uneven playing field. Key Facts According to USTR, at least half a dozen Indian programmes provide financial benefits to Indian exporters, which allow them to sell their ..

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