US urges India to enhance its position in global supply chain
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The United States has urged India to create and promote an environment that will foster its position in the global supply chain and said that the country continues to face challenges on the market access front despite improvement in the ease of doing business norms. Joseph Semsar, Deputy Under Secretary of Commerce for International Trade, observed that the corona virus pandemic will give rise to self- reliance and self- suffiency sentiments in developing countries, he said that India with its “Atmanirbhar Bharat” Initiative has put forward a programme that puts a question mark on the notion of self-reliance. He further said that Isolationists policies can also cause a further decrease in exchange between businesses and economies.
WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 06: President Joe Biden speaks from the State Dining Room following the passage of the American Rescue Plan in the U.S. Senate at the White House on March 6, 2021 in Washington, DC. The Senate passed the latest COVID-19 relief bill by 50 to 49 on a party-line vote, after an all-night session. (Photo by Samuel Corum/Getty Images)