Modi, in Davos, Praises Globalization Without Noting India’s Trade Barriers

Prime Minister Narendra Modi of India, speaking at the World Economic Forum, called for embracing globalization and combating climate change. He didn’t mention his country’s moves to limit imports.

DAVOS, Switzerland — Prime Minister Narendra Modi of India issued a strong call on Tuesday for nations to embrace globalization, combat climate change and strengthen international institutions like the World Trade Organization.“Forces of protectionism are raising their heads against globalization,” Mr. Modi said during a speech to the World Economic Forum here. “Their intention is not only to avoid globalization, but they also want to reverse its natural flow.”Notably missing from the speech ...