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Japan drags India to WTO over mobile phone import duties

R Sinduja

News Editor

A WTO filing showed that Japan has complained at the WTO about India's duties on mobile phones, base stations & routers, & the circuit boards & other components that go into them. Japan's complaint stated that India had sought to foster domestic production by adjusting various taxes including customs duties especially since it launched 'Make in India' campaign in Sept 2014. India has 60 days to settle the dispute.