India-China Relations

One China Policy – UPSC GS2

The one-China policy underscores recognition of China’s sovereignty over Taiwan. This position has been held by the US since 1979. Any country that wants to establish political and diplomatic relations with China must adhere to this principle and not recognise Taiwan as an independent country. China has been stepping up its threats to bring the …

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China’s Arunachal Pradesh claim

In 1951, China became India‘s neighbour not owing to geography but by annexing Tibet. In recent years China has created conflict zone across the Himalayas especially in Arunachal Pradesh. Arunachal Pradesh is internationally recognized as a state belongs to India. It is influenced by Tibetan, Burmese and Bhutanese culture. China lays its claim on Arunachal …

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India-China Trade Relations

India-China Trade: The two-way trade between India and China in 2021 stood at 125.66 billion USD, up 43.3% from 2020. India was China’s 15th largest trade partner in 2021. In 2021, China’s exports to India were 97.52 billion USD up by 46.2% while China imported 28.14 billion USD worth of goods from India up by 34.2%. India’s biggest exports …

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India-China Border Disputes

Basics: India shares total boundary of around 3,488 km with China (second largest after Bangladesh). The Sino-Indian border is generally divided into three sectors namely: Western sector, Middle sector, and Eastern sector. 5 states viz. Jammu & Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Sikkim and Arunachal Pradesh share border with China. Western Sector: In the western sector, …

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Taiwan vs One China Policy

What is One-China Policy? The policy states in diplomatic acknowledgement that there is only one Chinese government. Under the policy, any country that wants diplomatic relations with mainland China must break official ties with Taipei that it considers a ‘breakaway province.’ How China has been trying to choke Taiwan in recent years? Beijing doesn’t trust …

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