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Piyush Goyal calls upon ASEAN bloc to do away with Non-Tariff Barriers


  • Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal also called for curbing the misuse of Free Trade Agreements by third parties often outside the ASEAN Region. 
  • Mr Goyal was addressing the Special Plenary with the trade ministers of the Region - Indo-ASEAN Business organized by the Confederation of Indian Industry.
  • Mr Goyal said it is unfortunate that in the recent past, India had to deal with several restrictive barriers on the exports to the ASEAN region, particularly in the Agriculture and Auto sector.