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14th India-EU Summit, New Delhi (October 6, 2017)

September 29, 2017

At the invitation of the Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, the President of the European Council, Mr. Donald Franciszek Tusk and the President of the European Commission, Mr. Jean-Claude Juncker will be on a ‘working’ visit to New Delhi from 5- 7 October, 2017 to hold the 14th India-EU Summit on 6th October, 2017.

President Tusk and President Juncker will be accompanied by a high-level delegation including EU’s High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and Vice-President of the European Commission, Mrs. Federica Mogherini.

EU is India’s largest regional trading partner with bilateral trade in goods standing at US$ 88 bn in 2016. The EU is also the largest destination for Indian exports and a key source of the investment and cutting edge technologies. India received around US$ 83 bn FDI flows from Europe during 2000-17 constituting approximately 24% of the total FDI inflows into the country during the period.

India and EU are also strategic partners since 2004. The 13th India-EU Summit was held in Brussels on 30th March, 2016. The 14th India-EU Summit aims to deepen the India-EU Strategic Partnership and advance collaboration in priority areas for India’s growth and development.

India-EU Business Event will also be organized on 6th October, 2017 on the sidelines of the India-EU Summit with President Juncker as key note speaker.

New Delhi
September 29, 2017

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