Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo Discusses Accelerating Business Ties with India
WASHINGTON, DC (ANI) – External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on April12 held discussions with US Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo for accelerating the economic partnership between India and United States.
Taking to Twitter, Jaishankar said that the goal of both countries is to enhance the resilience and reliability of supply chains and enhance trust and transparency in business. “A good meeting with US Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo. Discussed accelerating our economic partnership. Our goal is to enhance resilience and reliability of supply chains and enhance trust and transparency in business,” he said.
The two leaders applauded the rebound in bilateral trade between the two countries over the last year, surpassing $113 billion in goods. They also welcomed the 12th Ministerial-level meeting of the India-US Trade Policy Forum and the renewal of Working Group discussions to expand bilateral trade, remove market access barriers, and improve ease of business.
“They looked forward to both sides developing action plans that identify and prioritize the resolution of specific trade concerns to build on the progress made during the last TPF Ministerial meeting,” the joint statement said.