Shri Narendra Modi
Shri Narendra Modi
Prime Minister of India
International Trade
Committee on Trade and Environment – Cluster on Market Access – Statement by India
WT/CTE/W/82 7 April 1998

The delegation of India has made the following statement at the 19-20 March 1998 meeting of the Committee on Trade and Environment (CTE) under Item 8, and has requested that it be circulated to Members of the Committee.


India had made a contribution to the discussion in the Committee on Trade and Environment on the issue of transfer of environmentally sound technology and products (EST&Ps) as a part of the issues related to the Market Access Cluster. The relevance of this issue has been reinforced by the comments made by several Members in the discussions on market access in the Committee, pointing out the significant impact transfer of such technologies can have for enhancing market access, especially for exports from developing countries including from small and medium enterprises.