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India seen as key IPEF counterweight to China -- but not on trade

May 23, 2022 at 6:36 PM
India is officially one of the 13 founding members of the U.S.-led Indo-Pacific Economic Framework, but the scope of New Delhi’s participation remains to be seen -- and some analysts believe it will be focused less on trade and more on the framework’s supply chain, infrastructure and clean energy, and tax and anticorruption efforts. The Biden administration on Monday formally launched IPEF negotiations but provided little new information as to how the talks would proceed. The 13 members are not...

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