New Delhi offers soya beans and sugar to Beijing

Sugarcane stalks for sale in a market in Kolkata, India. New Delhi's offer to export sugar and soya beans to China comes amid a trade spat between China and the United States.
Sugarcane stalks for sale in a market in Kolkata, India. New Delhi's offer to export sugar and soya beans to China comes amid a trade spat between China and the United States.PHOTO: REUTERS

NEW DELHI • India has offered to export soya beans and sugar to China amid a trade spat between China and the United States.

Dr Rajiv Kumar, vice-chairman of Niti Aayog, the Indian government's policy body, made the offer at the fifth India-China Strategic Economic Dialogue, which was held in China last week.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on April 21, 2018, with the headline 'New Delhi offers soya beans and sugar to Beijing'. Print Edition | Subscribe