India’s trade with China soared 62% in H1

Bilateral trade in first six months hits $57.48 bn, surpasses pre-pandemic levels India’s trade with China in the first half of 2021 rose by a record 62.7% — the highest increase among China’s major trade partners — with total two-way trade surpassing the pre-pandemic levels. Two-way trade after six months was $57.48 billion, the highest … Read more

Analysis | Escalation unlikely, despite the deadly clash in Ladakh

The presence of an effective nuclear and conventional deterrent marshalled by India and China is likely to prevent an escalation of military tensions between the two neighbours, despite the loss of 20 Indian and an unknown number of Chinese troops in Ladakh on Monday. “We are at a stage when a full-scale conventional war between … Read more