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China may allow 14 items for trade

New Delhi: India is hopeful that China would allow entry of 14 items in the category of fruits and vegetables under a bilateral trade agreement, Minister of State for Commerce Jairam Ramesh said here on Saturday.

Under the India-China bilateral WTO accession agreement of February 2000, both sides have signed a sanitary and phyto-sanitary protocol to facilitate exports of fresh fruits and vegetable to China.

Mr. Ramesh said Chinese side had allowed entry of only three of the 17 items. — PTI

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