India: After a border dispute with China in Ladakh, India launched an economic offensive on China by banning 59 Chinese programs on Monday and monitoring Chinese imports at its ports. Later, the Chinese Commerce Ministry called on Delhi to correct its discriminatory actions against Chinese companies.
According to Sputnik, published on July 2, 2020, according to Chinese Commerce Minister Gao Feng, China has not adopted any restrictive or discriminatory measures against its products and services. India said no, adding that India's actions violate the WTO rules.
The Government of India has introduced a "Country of Origin" tag to supply the government through its online Government e-Marketplace aimed at curbing the purchase of Chinese products.
On July 1, Indian Union Minister Nitin Gadkari said that Chinese companies would not be allowed to participate in highway projects, including joint ventures.
On the same day, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi made the symbolic move to stop the Chinese social media program Weibo, which came two days after the country banned 59 Chinese programs.