Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo Discusses Ties With Goyal, Jaishankar
NEW DELHI, (ANI) – US Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo and India’s Commerce Minister Piyush Goyal co-chaired the India-US CEO forum on November 9 which focused on deepening the strategic partnership between India and US.
“The forum saw active participation and discussions by CEOs of both countries as India and US look to deepen our strategic partnership in various sectors of our respective economies,” Goyal said.
Earlier, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar also met with Raimondo and discussed Indo-Pacific Economic Framework (IPEF) alongside hi-tech cooperation between the two countries.
The US Secretary also appreciated Jaishankar’s views on IPEF going forward and emphasized the need for an ambitious and high-standard outcome as she underlined working closely with India in the discussions ahead, the official statement by the US Department of Commerce read.
IPEF, a group of 13 countries, is a multilateral economic framework. Since its launch in May launch, IPEF countries have engaged in intensive discussions to scope out each pillar of the Framework.
The Indo-Pacific Economic Framework for Prosperity was launched jointly by the US and other partner countries of the Indo-Pacific region in May, in Tokyo.