By Neha Dasgupta and Sanjeev Miglani NEW DELHI (Reuters) – U.S. and Indian government officials pressed on with talks on Thursday to resolve their differences over trade and investment, Indian government sources said, even though U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross called off his visit because of bad weather at home. Ross addressed a U.S.-India CEO Forum by video after his flight was cancelled and was due to similarly join the commercial dialogue later in the day with Indian Commerce Minister Suresh Prabhu, the sources said. U.S. ambassador to India Kenneth Juster is leading the delegation on the ground. India and the United States are sparring over a range of issues, from India’s new rules on e-ecommerce that affect firms such as Amazon and Walmart to data localization and its tariffs that U.S. President Donald Trump says are exceptionally high. Washington has also had a longstanding grievance with India over its large trade deficit with the United States and what it sees as the Indian government’s lax intellectual property enforcement. A U.S. trade delegation led by United States Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin began high-level talks with Chinese counterparts on Thursday to de-escalate a tariff war ahead… Read full this story
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