US to Host Trade Policy Forum Meeting with India Next Week
Oct 24, 2015: The United States will be the host of Trade Policy Forum Meeting with India on October 29. This meeting will provide a momentum to on-going efforts to enhance investment and trade between two countries.
US-India Trade Policy Forum is a platform or premier bilateral forum for the resolution and discussion of investment and trade between the two nations.
"The US-India Trade Policy Forum will allow the United States and India to advance on-going bilateral efforts to enhance trade and investment through forward-looking policy initiatives that can benefit our workers, manufacturers, innovators, farmers, service providers, and ranchers," the US Trade Representative (USTR) Michael Froman said on Friday.
This will be the ninth ministerial-level meeting of India and US Trade Policy Forum. The US Trade Representative Michael Froman will shake hands with Indian Commerce and Industry Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on October 29.
The TPF will review the progress made by two countries on investment and trade issued by the US and India.
"I look forward to hosting Minister Nirmala Sitharaman for a productive meeting about bringing our countries into greater trade partnership," Mr Froman said.
Total goods and private services trade of US with India was $102.8 billion in 2014.