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We must have short term solution, long term vision: Suresh Prabhu

Commerce and Industry Minister Suresh Prabhu talks to Anilesh S. Mahajan about the strategy to make exports a big part of the plan to make India a $5 trillion economy and how India is resetting trade ties with China and other big powers. Edited excerpts.

Q: You talked about a plan to make India a $5 trillion economy and making exports a vital part of it. What is the progress?

If we grow at 7.5 per cent, we will touch $5 trillion in the next seven eight years. I am very sure that in the next few years we will cross 8 per cent. Growing GDP is a function of several activities,

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