DAILY NOTES FROM THE HINDU FOR UPSC IAS EXAM : 5th February 2017
India Opposing International Agreement Under WTO Regarding E Commerce
- India is opposing inclusion of ‘ New Issues ‘ in Doha Round of negotiations fearing neglect of ‘ Development Agenda ‘
- While India is not against informal and non binding discussion on issues like e commerce , it doesn’t want these topics to be made part of formal agenda of WTO negotiations
- India fears that global agreement could benefit only big MNCs and would harm domestic players.