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India seeks policy space at WTO meet

Geneva: India on Tuesday said it will not “compromise on policy space” as it had to protect its vulnerable farmers and infant industries, while asking the WTO to send a strong signal for correcting the distortions in the agriculture trade.

Indicating that there was stagnation at the WTO Trade Ministers’ conference, Brazil termed the first day of talks on Monday as “totally useless” due to lack of new ideas at the meeting where absence of Kamal Nath was felt strongly.

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