The Atlantic Council’s US-India trade initiative seeks to facilitate lasting, meaningful economic engagement between both countries and complement efforts by the US Government to strengthen the broader US-India relationship and vision of a free and open Indo-Pacific.


  • To develop a vision for a U.S.-India Digital Trade Agenda for the Free and Open Indo-Pacific;
  • To identify the key institutional changes necessary to facilitate communication and problem solving between United State and Indian officials as well as their Indo-Pacific counterparts; and
  • To foster interpersonal relationships between stakeholders in industry, government, and civil society to allow for more effective communication on bilateral and regional trade issues. 

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Jun 20, 2022

The case for a US-India digital handshake

By Atlantic Council US-India Digital Economy Task Force

This report advocates for a US-India “digital handshake” to overcome substantive and institutional barriers in US-India digital economic cooperation.

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Initiative core experts

Heading this initiative are four non-resident senior fellows of the Atlantic Council’s South Asia Center, each with unique experience in areas of trade policy or business.

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The South Asia Center serves as the Atlantic Council’s focal point for work on greater South Asia as well as its relations between these countries, the neighboring regions, Europe, and the United States.

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