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Meeting of Minister of External Affairs with U.S. Secretary of Commerce

March 09, 2023

External Affairs Minister Dr. S. Jaishankar met US Secretary of Commerce H.E. Ms. Gina Raimondo today. EAM welcomed Secretary Raimondo on her first visit to India as Secretary Commerce.

​Both Ministers had a productive discussion about the India-US strategic partnership and ongoing efforts to deepen the economic and commercial engagement between the two countries including through the initiative on Critical and Emerging Technology (iCET) and the Indo-Pacific Economic Framework (IPEF). They also concurred on the need for increased bilateral strategic and high technology trade given the shared priorities of both countries in building resilient and trusted global supply chains.

​In this context, EAM and Secretary Raimondo agreed to launch a India-US Strategic Trade Dialogue, led by Foreign Secretary from Ministry of External Affairs of India and Under Secretary, Bureau of Industry and Security in US Department of Commerce.

The Strategic Trade Dialogue will address export controls, explore ways of enhancing high technology commerce, and facilitate technology transfer between the two countries.

New Delhi
March 09, 2023

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