Has India Done it Right by Not Ratifying WTO’s TFA?

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Rajeev Kumar Upadhyay

Sri Aurobindo College (Evening), Delhi University

Date Written: August 25, 2014


There has been a lot of discussion about the India’s stand regarding the WTO's Trade Facilitation Agreement (TFA) for which developed countries have been lobbying since long (WTO, 2001a). However India has made it very clear that she will not ratify the TFA until and unless there is a concrete proposal to find out a permanent solution to its public food stock-holding issue for food security under Right to Food Act 2013 for ensuring access to enough food to her 1.3 billion population. Before opening the discussion a look at the previous events is necessary.

Keywords: Agriculture, WTO, Globalization

Suggested Citation

Upadhyay, Rajeev Kumar, Has India Done it Right by Not Ratifying WTO’s TFA? (August 25, 2014). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3423887 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.3423887

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