(a)Indian industries oppose Regional Trade Agreement (RTA) with China.
(b)India is reluctant to grant Market Economy Status (MES) to China.
(c)Chinese investment in telecommunication, port development and cargo carriers are subjected to security clearance.
(d)The contradictory nature of economic ties and security issues.
(e)The trust deficit.
(f)India's growth moving into double-digit figures, keeping in mind that India's energy imports exceed China's, thus Chinese and Indian interests are likely to compete, if not clash in this sector.
(g)China's activities in Indian Ocean to achieve energy security have led to concern in India.
(h)China sees the Indo - US relationship as a mean to contain China.
Thus India needs to exploit all the opportunities that other BRIC countries offer for its economic growth and at the same time needs to reduce the trust deficit and improve relations in the area where differences exist to give a boost to its bilateral trade with BRIC countries. Indian foreign policy makers needs to engage BRIC countries dynamically to fulfil her dream of becoming one of the economic power by 2030.(责任编辑：BUG)