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Move to India signing RCEPfree trade agreement opposed


The Raitha Krishi-Karmikara Sanghatane (RKS) has expressed opposition to the Centre contemplating signing the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) free trade agreement and reducing import duty on dairy products.

A release by RKS district secretary Sharanu Gonwar here said that if the Centre goes ahead with the proposed move, it would be detrimental to the farm sector that is already hit by a crisis and land farmers engaged in dairy farming in trouble.

Mr. Gonwar said that it appears that the Union Government is yielding to pressure from New Zealand, Australia, China and other South Asian countries to sign the ...


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