India says China promises to address $51-bn trade deficit concerns

China on Monday promised to address India's concerns about the trade deficit between the two countries, the Indian trade ministry said, adding that New Delhi has also sought greater market access for products like rapeseed, soyabean, rice and sugar. Visiting Chinese Commerce Minister Zhong Shan "welcomed Indian investment in China and promised to address the trade deficit between the two countries," India's trade ministry said in a statement.

Bilateral trade between India and China boomed to $71.45 billion in 2016-17.

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