India United States Trade Policy Forum Meeting Washington

India United States Trade Policy Forum Washington

India United States Trade Policy Forum Meeting


TPF to lay basis in forging strong bilateral alternate ties and bettering the bilateral financial relationship between 10-11 January 2023 to take part in the thirteenth Ministerial Meeting of the India-U.S. Trade Policy Forum. Before the delegation degree talks, CIM additionally held a one to one assembly with USTR Ambassador Katherine Tai. The Ministers underlined the magnitude of the TPF in forging robust bilateral exchange ties and bettering the bilateral monetary relationship to benefit working people in both countries. After the assembly a Joint Statement was once issued. Ministers favored that bilateral alternate in goods and services persevered to upward jab unexpectedly and reached about $160 billion in 2021 while recognizing that big conceivable stays unfulfilled and expressed their mutual desire to further beautify engagement with the intention of persevering with to amplify and diversify bilateral trade. The Ministers reviewed the work carried out by using a number working groups which were activated given that last TPF meeting and directed that work be maintained to advance these issues towards resolution, with normal stock-taking of development by the Ministers and their senior officials. Ambassador Tai welcomed India’s G20 Presidency and said the United States appears forward to working collectively in the Trade and Investment Working Group. The Ministers welcomed the intensified negotiations so some distance and in addition engagement on magnificent WTO disputes between the two nations to arrive at fine results in the coming months.

India appreciated the resumption of inspections by U.S.  facet to additionally resume inspections of new amenities and non-priority areas at the earliest.

 The collaboration between India and the United States to expedite the TED trials will make certain that the TEDs are superb in minimizing the have an impact on of fishing on sea-turtle populations and fix the market get right of entry to for India’s export of wild caught shrimp.

India highlighted its pastime in restoration of its beneficiary fame under the U.S. Generalized System of Preferences program. The United States cited that this could be considered, as warranted, in relation to the eligibility standards decided through the U.S. Congress.

The Ministers mentioned the optimistic engagement of the Services Working Group under the Trade Policy Forum and referred to that the movement of expert and expert workers, students, investors and commercial enterprise vacationers between the nations contributes immensely to enhancing bilateral economic and technological partnership.

The Ministers stated the ongoing discussions on a Social Security totalization settlement and supported intensifying the work to reap early results in the matter.

They encouraged their regulatory our bodies to have interaction in discussions on exchanges of knowledge, potential building, and cognizance of qualifications to further beautify trade in expert services. The Ministers also stated that higher co-operation in the Fintech sector. They also discussed the plausible of digital health, in particular telemedicine services as an thing in continuity of care throughout the health emergencies.

The Ministers launched a new working group on “Resilient Trade” to deepen bilateral communicate on a range of troubles that can enhance the resiliency and sustainability of the change relationship including on exchange facilitation, benefitting workers and advertising sustainable and inclusive growth, and common sustainability challenges along with mobilization of sustainable finance, scaling up of progressive smooth technologies, round financial system approaches and promotion of sustainable way of life choices.

Both Ministers also regarded forward to working collectively to toughen resilience in global provide chains, mainly in the crucial sectors that underpin the two economies and to seem forward to work on these troubles in coordination and cooperation with our relied on partners thru the new working group.

During his time in Washington D.C., CIM additionally held a bilateral meeting with US Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo. In addition, CIM held one-on-one interactions with a number of main industry figures, together with the Chair of the Board of American Tower Corporation and CEOs of Corteva and Lockheed Martin. In addition, CIM attended a reception hosted by means of US-India Strategic Partnership Forum (USISPF) which saw participation of quite a few key figures from US industry. CIM also attended a dinner hosted by way of Ambassador of India to the United States, along with senior representatives from the US administration and US industry leaders.


As bright democracies, each India and USA are natural partners and have exchange complementarities, lengthy standing strategic and economic relationship, and human beings to human beings contact. The two international locations are also participating beneath the QUAD, I2U2 (India-Israel/ UAE-USA) and IPEF (Indo-Pacific Economic Framework). Regular exchanges at the leadership-level have been an critical element of the expanding bilateral engagement. The consequences emerging from these visits have been instrumental in in addition strengthening the multifaceted ties between the two countries. CIM’s go to served to further beef up the existing deep ties between India and the United States.