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India raises social security, market acess, visa issue with US

India on Tuesday pressed for setting up a high-level committee to look into a range of issues including American Totalisation and non-tariff barrier, as also the Social Security Act that discriminates Indians working in the US.

India-US trade at $103 bn, can reach $500 bn: US envoy

Addressing the Center for Strategic and International Studies, Verma said the goal of $500 billion is achievable.

Indo-US business poised to grow fivefold: USIBC

The bi-lateral trade between India and the United States is poised to grow fivefold from the current USD100 billion to USD500 billion, a Indo-US business body has said.

US asks India to consider more steps to facilitate trade

The US has said it is encouraged by the economic reforms being pursued by the Indian government, and appealed to it to consider taking additional steps towards facilitating trade.

India-US trade would rise to $500 bn: Ambassador

The bilateral trade between India and the US is expected to increase to USD 500 billion from the current USD 100 billion, US Ambassador to India Richard Verma said Thursday.

US industry urge Forman to address barriers in bilateral trade at TPF

Ahead of India-US Trade Policy Forum meeting today, 15 top American business organisations have appealed to the US Trade Representative to address longstanding irritants and barriers in bilateral trade and investment relations.

US Commerce Secretary hopeful of WTO deal by Thursday

New Delhi has insisted that it wants to see more progress on a parallel pact giving it more freedom to subsidise and stockpile food grains than is allowed under WTO rules.

India, US trade in goods touch an all-time high in 2013

The India-US trade reached an all-time high of over USD 63.7 billion in 2013, with a nearly USD 20 billion balance in favour of India, official figures released for the year disclosed on Friday.

PM invites US companies to invest in India

Singh made the remarks while addressing US CEOs forum soon after his arrival here from Washington.

India, US eye five-fold increase in commerce

The leaders also committed their officials to work toward a successful outcome at the World Trade Organisation Ministerial Conference in Bali.

India-US for joint committee on investment in manufacturing

In a joint statement, issued yesterday after the Oval Office meeting between Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and US President Barack Obama, the two leaders underlined the need for expeditious progress to address all trade and investment policy issues of bilateral concern so as to remove obstacles and improve the business environment.

India ready to address US concerns over trade, investment

A bill to increase the FDI cap in insurance from 26 percent to 49 percent has been pending in Parliament since 2008.

India-US ties lose shine over economic differences

In June, fourteen US business groups took the unusual step of forming a coalition specifically to pressure Obama over India's perceived protectionist measures, piracy and patent laws.

India's global rise, a rich opportunity for US businesses

With the India-US civil nuclear deal removing the biggest obstacle in their relationship, a US think tank has said their concerted cooperation could help India's global rise and provide a rich opportunity for US businesses.

India-US trade likely to touch $100 billion in coming years

Bilateral trade between India and the US is expected to touch USD 100 billion in the coming years on increasing economic engagement between the countries, a senior US official has said.

India, US discuss ways to lower barriers to trade, investment

Committed to strengthening bilateral economic ties, India and the US Tuesday discussed ways to lower trade and investment barriers further.

Washington state seeks investments from India

US state Washington Thursday sought Indian investments in sectors like like IT, pharmaceuticals and life sciences to increase bilateral trade between the two sides.

Trade between India, US on track to cross 100 bn this year

Bilateral trade between India and the US has increased 40 percent in the last three years and is "on track" to cross USD 100 billion this year, US Consul General Jennifer Mcintyre said Thursday.

Trade between India and US could cross $100 billion this year

Trade between India and the US has increased by 40 percent since the launch of India-US Strategic Dialogue by the Obama Administration three years ago and could cross the USD 100 billion mark this year, a senior administration official said.

'9 southern US states account for over 27% of US-India trade'

Besides Florida and Louisiana, the Houston Consulate provides service to Indian community and businesses in Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Kansas, Mississippi, Oklahoma and Texas states.