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Sustainability has brought a new dimension to Asia's geopolitics

High stakes for business as battle for influence complicates market

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An assembly line at Tesla's Shanghai Gigafactory: The Indian government has warned the U.S. company against importing electric cars made in China.   © Xinhua/AP

Abishur Prakash is co-founder and geopolitical futurist at Toronto-based consultancy Center for Innovating the Future and author of "The World Is Vertical: How Technology Is Remaking Globalization."

As Tesla eyes the possibility of selling cars in India, it has been hit with curveball. The Indian government has warned Tesla not to import Chinese-made electric cars.

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