New Delhi, Oct. 22 -- Piyush Goyal, Union Minister of Commerce and Industries, pressed for free trade within a rules-based multilateral trading system with honesty and transparency as core values, while addressing the 54thConvocation of Indian Institute of Foreign Trade in New Delhi today.

He added India will reciprocate to every unfair or unjust treatment it faces, and emphasized upon the need for resolution on issues posed by Non- Tariff Barriers in international trade.

He said that a convocation is an important ceremony that marks the next step in the journey of the graduates when they grow from 'acquisition of knowledge' to 'application of knowledge'.

Underscoring the need for a committed and vibrant leadership in the field of acad...