Ministry of Commerce & Industry

India and the United States agree to strengthen their Trade Relationship

Shri Piyush Goyal holds discussion with the USTR Ambassador Ms Katherine Tai

Both sides to resolve pending legacy issues through mutual dialogue and discussion

Next Ministerial-level meeting of the India- U.S. Trade Policy Forum to be convened in 2021

Posted On: 26 MAR 2021 4:16PM by PIB Delhi

The Union Minister ofCommerce & Industry, Railways and Consumer Affairs, Food & Public Distribution, Shri Piyush Goyal had a very productive discussion with the United States Trade Representative (USTR), Ambassador Ms Katherine Tai, over a video call on 25 March 2021.

ShriPiyushGoyal congratulated Ms Katherine Tai on her appointment as USTR.  They discussed a range of issues and agreed to strengthen the India–U.S. trade and investment relationship. The conversation included consolidating economic partnership between like-minded democracies upholding the principles of openness, transparency and fair trade.

Both agreed to further India-U.S.economic cooperation on the basis of shared objectives and resolve pending legacy issues through mutual dialogue and discussion. They also agreed to strengthen the India- U.S. Trade Policy Forum (TPF) and to convene the next Ministerial-level meeting of the forum in 2021.

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