ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Second-Hand Imports

While trade in second-hand goods and technologies plays an important role in the development of less industrialised economies, it often creates serious environmental problems in the receiving countries. The transfer of state of the art technologies on favourable terms, including on concessional and preferential terms has always been a missing component in this trade

Green Business Prospects

While the negotiations under the WTO on environmental goods and services (EGS) issue are proceeding at a slow pace, developed countries appear to be the most likely gainers in terms of increased market access for their environmental products. Most developing countries are net importers of these products. However, the Indian environmental industry is still in its infancy and if appropriately developed and offered some protection, could gain access to markets abroad.

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