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2017 MAY DAY | WORKERS SOLIDARITY LONG LIVE! EMPLOYMENT CRISIS AND FREE TRADE AGREEMENTS (FTAs) WHY WORKERS SHOULD REJECT RCEP India is facing a severe employment crisis. It is estimated that given the number of youth entering the work force, the Indian economy needs to generate between 1.2 and 1.5 crore jobs every year.Read More
Why Are Global Trade Rules Not on the Agenda During Indian Elections? BY SHALINI BHUTANI ON 17/03/2017 In a country where a majority of the population is engaged in increasingly unviable agriculture, shouldn’t politicians talk about the trade rules that make it so? Read more on this at: https://thewire.in/117011/global-trade-election-agenda/
Global crude oil prices dropped to $84 per barrel on Wednesday, raising hopes that retail fuel prices will be slashed further. India currently imports around 190 million tonnes of crude oil per year or two-thirds of the nation’s total energy demand, at a cost of $145 billion. This accounts for more than a third ofRead More
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India to block U.S. trade probes, ready for fight at WTO.