India removes trade barriers for US products

India resolved disputes at the WTO last year, opening its market to American products, benefiting American farmers. The United States Trade Representative, katherine tai, praised India for giving more market access to turkey, duck, blueberries and cranberries. India also removed retaliatory tariffs on U.S. products such as chickpeas and almonds, benefiting farmers across the country.

Actions taken by India have given more market access for turkey, duck, cranberries and cranberries, benefiting farmers in several US states, US Trade Representative Katherine Tai told members. from the House Ways and Means Committee on President Biden's 2024 Trade Policy Agenda

US Trade Representative Katherine Tai. (Photo by FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP via Getty Images)

"Last June, India and the United States ended six disputes at the WTO, and India agreed to remove retaliatory tariffs on several American products," Tai said.

"This means better access to chickpeas, lentils, almonds, walnuts and apples, which will benefit farmers across the country, including Michigan, Oregon and Washington," he said.

“In addition, in September, India and the United States resolved our last outstanding dispute at the WTO, with India agreeing to reduce tariffs on several American products. This means greater market access for turkey, duck, cranberries and cranberries, which will benefit farmers in North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Virginia and Wisconsin,” Tai told lawmakers.

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