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
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.
September 29, 2017