外文标题：India looking at ways to restrict import of Chinese goods
NEW DELHI: Xiaomi mobile phones may be climbing up the popularity charts in India, but the government is looking at ways to restrict such imports and several other consumer goods from China through standards and safeguards as it has not been able to extract a concrete plan from the country to address the heavily imbalanced trade.
According to officials, the government is also looking to substitute essential imports like power and telecom equipment imported from China over the next decade through goods produced at home to spur domestic manufacturing as well as address security concerns over imported instruments.
"An import management strategy is being worked out to check imports flooding the Indian market. The trade deficit will become India looking at ways to restrict import of Chinese goods unsustainable this way," a government official said, adding that India has been forced to look at remedial measures such as anti-dumping safeguards and countervailing duties to curb such imports since China does not seem keen to bridge the widening gap.
Ashwani Kumar (Mumbai)
Please do it fast.
It is better to restrict as soon as possible
Gopal das (Katni)
If you impose duty smuggling will start agains loss to the government so the best way is to provide for the time being only subsidies to indian industry so that they can also compete in chinese market Made in India.