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'India now seen as destination for innovation, digital transformation'

'India now seen as destination for innovation, digital transformation'

India is now increasingly seen as a destination for innovation and digital transformation mainly due to some of its recently launched initiatives like 'Startup India' and 'Digital India', American entrepreneurs and venture capitalists from the Mid-West have said.

Will look into concerns on visa fee: US assures India

The US Tuesday assured that it will look into concerns related to visa fee hike after India sought "just and non-discriminatory" solution to the issue as well as on the social security pact.

Visa fee hike: Find 'just and non-discriminatory' solution, India tells US

Visa fee hike: Find 'just and non-discriminatory' solution, India tells US

Raising concerns over hike in visa fee for professionals, India Tuesday asked the US to find a "just and non-discriminatory" solution to the issue to avoid any adverse effect on the bilateral trade ties.

Indo-US trade ties have broken every record, GST to only enhance it: US

Indo-US trade ties have broken every record, GST to only enhance it: US

Indo-American trade has "broken every record", be it defence or agriculture, and the recent reforms in India like the GST will further push economic ties between the two nations, the US said Monday.

GST, reforms to boost bilateral trade with India, address biz climate issues: US

GST, reforms to boost bilateral trade with India, address biz climate issues: US

Bullish on expanding economic ties with India, the US on Sunday said bilateral trade has reached USD 109 billion and it will get a further boost from new reforms including GST.

India, US eye bilateral trade worth $500 billion: Report

India, US eye bilateral trade worth $500 billion: Report

Positioned as a major investment destination to the world, India is targeting to increase its bilateral trade with the US to USD 500 billion from current levels of over USD 100 billion, in the near term.

'WTO's future bright; US ready to up engagement with India'

'WTO's future bright; US ready to up engagement with India'

Confident of greater bilateral trade and enhanced cooperation at global economic platforms, the US today said it is ready to increase engagement with India to find new common ground at WTO and asserted that the future looks "bright" for this global trade body.

Need to 'discover and invent locally' for Make in India: Narayana Murthy

Need to 'discover and invent locally' for Make in India: Narayana Murthy

Murthy said this strategy of India will make it a leader in high-tech products and services in the world and enhance the prosperity of our people through increased exports and domestic use of such products.

US to 'look at' export controls to help Indian firms: Barack Obama

US to 'look at' export controls to help Indian firms: Barack Obama

President Barack Obama Sunday promised to "look at" export controls to make sure Indian firms have the same access to American technologies as "closest allies" and expressed the hope that the new year will see deals for the US companies to build new reactors in India.

India, US have busy commercial calendar ahead

The India-US commercial relationship has a busy calender ahead in the next 12 months, which is aimed at encouraging greater ambition in expanding bilateral trade and addressing market access challenges facing US companies, a senior Obama administration official has said.

Destinies of US, India converging; bilateral trade can rise to $500 bn: John Kerry

Destinies of US, India converging; bilateral trade can rise to $500 bn: John Kerry

Ahead of the meeting between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President Barack Obama, Secretary of State John Kerry Tuesday said the destinies of US and India were "converging" and they will work to find ways to play to their strengths.

India, US to discuss trade issues Wednesday

Issues related to WTO, solar energy and visas are expected to figure at a meeting between senior trade officials of India and the US in the national capital on Wednesday.

US-India trade-deficit in March stands at $2 bn

The trade deficit between the United States and India stood at USD 2 billion in March, according to figures release Wednesday.

Indo-US trade could reach $500 billion: Ed Royce

Indo-US trade could reach $500 billion: Ed Royce

Chairman of the powerful US House Foreign Relations Committee Ed Royce called the government's budget proposals "big jump" to boost economic growth and attract foreign investment into India.

Indo-US trade rises to $48.71 bn during Apr-Dec

The two-way commerce is estimated at about USD 46.83 billion in April-December 2013.

Indo-US merchandise, services trade may touch $525 bn by 2025

Indo-US bilateral trade in merchandise and services sector is likely to touch USD 525 billion by 2025, according to a report.

US strengthens trade engagement with India

US strengthens trade engagement with India

The US says it strengthened engagement with India through the US-India Trade Policy Forum and secured the historic Trade Facilitation Agreement at the WTO after overcoming an impasse with India.

Barack Obama lauds reforms, says US wants to trade more with India

Barack Obama lauds reforms, says US wants to trade more with India

"We want to trade even more," US President Barack Obama said Sunday as the two-way commerce between America and India touched a record USD 100 billion.

US "cautiously optimistic" of India reforms agenda: Froman

The US on Monday said it is "cautiously optimistic" of reforms being undertaken by the new Indian government even as it termed steps like raising FDI cap in defence and railways as positive signs.

US seeks to step up India trade talks after WTO deal

The United States wants to step up its trade dialogue with India, Trade Representative Michael Froman said on Monday, after the resolution of a global trade dispute paved the way for President Barack Obama to visit India.