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Trudeau’s domestic political compulsions holding back India-Canada ties

2018-05-18T13:02:22+00:00February 23rd, 2018|2017/2018, Last Word, UK Edition - March 2018, Year|

Like the under-performing India-UK relationship, bilateral ties between India and Canada present another conundrum. To call the India-Canada relationship underwhelming would be, well, an understatement. Bilateral trade between two of the world’s largest economies – India is the world’s sixth-largest and Canada the tenth-largest – with a combined GDP of about $4 trillion is a paltry $8.3 billion, according to figures from Statistics Canada. That’s a minuscule 0.2 per cent of all goods and services produced in these two countries. [...]