Rachit Ranjan assesses the effect of mega-regional trade deals on India in light of the recently leaked chapters of Trade in Services Agreement.
The Web interview focuses on the effects that mega regional trade deals may have on legal regimes pertaining to trade and investment. Professor Shaffer also discusses the role played by multilateral institutions in developing domestic norms particularly in the context of trade and the strategies adopted by developing countries in filling the resource gap for a successful dispute at the WTO.
The Web interview focuses on the future of the world trade order in the event of successful execution of TPP and TTIP
Professor Raj Bhala on India’s Trading Policy and Emergence of Mega Regional Trade Deals
In the first edition of Oval PowerTalk, Dr. Prabhash Ranjan discusses the implications of TPP and TTIP on the Indian export market and the ongoing tussle between EU and the US in negotiating the investment arbitration clause under TTIP.
Ishita Das argues that by engaging more deeply with some of the TPP-negotiating partners, at a bilateral level, India can counterbalance some of the disadvantages that might accrue to it as a result of successful TPP negotiations.
Rachit Ranjan argues that India is correct in eschewing a policy of non alignment and seeking more robust strategic alliances, however much needs to be done in order to translate rhetoric into action.
The four-year-old TPP talks, now involving 12 nations, are aimed at establishing a free-trade bloc that would encompass 800 million people, about a third of world trade and nearly 40 per cent of the global economy