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India PM to review barriers against Brazilian products

Staff Writer | October 18, 2016
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has promised to "sincerely" make an effort to review barriers that hinder the entry of several Brazilian agricultural products, but did not give any deadline.
Narendra Modi
Cooperation   President Michel Temer was in India
At the end of the official visit of President Michel Temer to India took place amid mutual promises of a new and more productive stage of the bilateral relation.

During the visit, the Brazilian delegation told Modi that India must remove sanitary and phytosanitary barriers against Brazilian products in his market.

In the words of Agriculture Minister Blairo Maggi, “India is very protectionist.”

During the visit, it was also signed a bilateral protocol on access to medicines and laboratory tests aimed at the joint development of chemical and biological drugs to treat diseases such as tuberculosis, hepatitis C and HIV.