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Developments in Taiwan won’t affect India: RBI Guv

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Reserve Bank Governor Shaktikanta Das on Friday mentioned India is unlikely to be impacted by any opposed developments in Taiwan.

The Governor mentioned Taiwan accounts for less than 0.7 per cent of India’s general commerce and the capital flows from the island are additionally not very excessive.

This week witnessed rising tensions between Taiwan and China, triggered by US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s go to to the island nation which Beijing views as a breakaway province. A belligerent China has examined missiles and despatched 100 warplanes and 10 warships for live-fire army drills within the shut neighborhood of Taiwan.

“…so far as India is concerned, you know, our trade with Taiwan is miniscule. It’s about 0.7 per cent of our total trade. So therefore the impact on India is expected to be very, very, very negligible,” Das advised reporters right here.

He added that capital flows from Taiwan when it comes to international direct funding (FDI) and different devices are additionally very low.

“So, therefore India is not really going to be impacted with regard to what’s happening or what is likely to happen in Taiwan,” he mentioned. Quizzed in regards to the developments in Sri Lanka, Das mentioned any discussions will probably be finished by the governments.

The RBI solely research the financial developments with regard to the ramification on the Indian financial system, he added.