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Out of 327 items, 3/4th of imports from China, can be manufactured in India.

Just 327 products — ranging from mobile phones and telecom equipment to cameras, solar panels, Air-conditioners and penicillin accounted nearly 3/4 of the imports from china, a study has estimated, while pointing out that it is possible to find alternative source to get these goods or manufactured in India.


A paper of policy thinktank Research and Information system for developing countries (RIS) used US Comtrade data to estimate the value of these “critically sensitive imports” at $66.6 billion in 2018 in overall littler over India over $90 billion. In 2018-19, official number had pegged imports from china at $76.4 billion.