PM Modi expresses concern over global trade slowdown

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Antalya (Turkey), Nov 16: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday expressed concern over the slowdown in global trade at the G20 Summit here.

"PM @narendramodi begins inerv'n @ working lunch on trade and energy, raises concerns about slowdown in global trade," Vikas Swarup, spokesperson of the external affairs ministry, tweeted.

PM concerned over global trade slowdown

Modi said a transparent, equitable, non-discriminatory and rule-based global trading system was essential for the global economy.

"It is absolutely vital that the Doha Development Round achieves its goals. We look forward to a successful outcome in Nairobi in December," he stated.

The prime minister also said that energy, ecology and economy were deeply integrated in this context.

IANS

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