Boycott of Chinese products will only satisfy politicians’ personal vendettas: China

The products that China exports to India fulfill the needs of the local market, Shen Danyang, the spokeperson for China's Ministry of Commerce was quoted as saying by state-run People's Daily online.

By: PTI | Published:November 3, 2016 9:30 pm
China, China products boycott, Chinese products boycott, China India relations Items on display at a shop in China Market. (Express photo by Javed Raja)

China on Thursday sharply criticised calls for boycott of Chinese goods in India, saying it can only satisfy “personal vendettas” of some politicians at the cost of close bilateral ties and called on India to take measures to minimise any “repercussions”. The products that China exports to India fulfill the needs of the local market, Shen Danyang, the spokeperson for China’s Ministry of Commerce was quoted as saying by state-run People’s Daily online.

“Thus, a boycott of Chinese products would only satisfy some politicians’ personal vendettas at the cost of close ties between the two countries,” he said. As two rapidly growing economies, China and India must cooperate on economy and trade, he said. “China hopes India will take the necessary actions to minimise any repercussions of this incident for the mutual benefit of both nations,” he said.

Shen pointed out that China and India are each other’s major trade partners. By 2015, the total trade volume between the two countries had reached USD 71.62 billion, indicating that trade between China and India was increasing despite downward pressure from global trade. Bilateral trade added up to USD 52.31 billion between January and September 2016, which indicates that the momentum is being maintained, he said.

Calls for boycotting Chinese goods in India were made following China’s opposition to a UN ban on JeM chief Masood Azhar and India’s entry into Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG).

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  1. N
    Nov 3, 2016 at 9:29 pm
    That moron didnt tell the total trade voume of $ 71 billion is India paid but Chinese didnt buy any $. That Moron didnt say China is blocking India from NSG membership. That moron didnt say China wants to see stan also gets membership if India is permitted. That moron didnt say that China will help India by influensing stan to hand over the terrorist to India. That moron didnt say China is against calling terrorist a terrorist even in UN after all other 4 permanent powers agreed. Do we need to buy Chinese product?
    1. A
      ak dev
      Nov 3, 2016 at 9:06 pm
      Don't buy Chinese goods. Buy Koria and Taiwan make.
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        Anchal Goyal
        Nov 3, 2016 at 5:52 pm
        China now acting sheepishly.I remember its previous article in Global Times when it said "Indians' boycott is a temporary hoax and has no impact on China as only 2% of its global marketdian products can in no way compete with ours". Why are u so worried China on just 2% of market???
        1. A
          Nov 3, 2016 at 8:49 pm
          Mind your business you Chinese monkey's ! We Indians are more nationalistic than the Porki's that you have bought over and exploit ? Our subtle ways of resistance will work.
          1. B
            Nov 3, 2016 at 11:18 pm
            1. R
              Nov 3, 2016 at 4:15 pm
              China are used to bully, force and terrorize other smaller nation...this is India, and not some push-over. Go, take your authority over your failed terrorist-state stan, and not here in India.
              1. S
                Nov 3, 2016 at 4:44 pm
                From a nation which is nothing less than an enemy, no ways. Even if your goods are for free we will boycott them. From Pencils to Palmtops. Wait and see. Not the govt but we the citizens will. No to ' MADE IN CHINA /PRC'. You guys want our money and hold us by our collars. Enough is enough. Your C grade toys and silly products dont improve our standard of living but only makes us and our children sick.
                1. T
                  Nov 4, 2016 at 12:14 am
                  Most of the goods that we import from the Chinese is simply trash, useless decorative items. So if we stop buying them the life would not come to an end but the Chinese will understand what they cannot do is help a rogue nation and protect terrorists who work against India and other Indian interests and then sell us substandard things. Keep it up Indians hit them where it hurts the most. We are a country jahan thode main gujara hota hai. We will not buy Chinese goods thill China mends its ways.
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