PM Narendra Modi, Shinzo Abe commit to practice free trade between the two nations
India and Japan on Thursday committed to resist protectionism while making a strong case for rule based multilateral trading system for sustainable growth. Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe held strategic discussions on a wide range of issues under the Special Strategic and Global Partnership between the two countries.
“The two Prime Ministers underlined the crucial role of the rules-based multilateral trading system, and enhancing free, fair, and open trade, for achieving sustainable growth and development.
“They committed to resist protectionism including unfair trade practices and underlined the need to remove trade-distorting measures,” said a joint statement issued after the meeting.