How India should respond to dispute over tariffs with US
The govt can’t ignore the fact that the US is a strategic partner of India
The trade war goes further back than the cancellation of the GSP
NEW DELHI : About 100km south-west of Delhi in the industrial belt of Bawal in Haryana stands an assembly plant of Harley-Davidson. One of only three such plants the iconic American motorcycle company has outside the US, it employs 170 people. That’s a small number, but in Trump’s fight against what he calls the unfair trade practices of “tariff king" India, which has led to the US withdrawing zero tariff benefits on some 1,900 Indian products, Harley-Davidson loomed large.