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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SouthAsiaSource Feb 14, 2022
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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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