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Voice of America: Defense Deals on the Agenda for First Trump-Modi Talks

By Steve Herman The bearers of two potentially clashing slogans, “Made in India” and “America First,” will finally meet Monday at the White House. “It’s going to be a robust discussion,” White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer said of what will be the first face-to-face talks between India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi and ...

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IndUS Business Journal: Alliance for Fair Trade With India Urges Welcomes Congressional Call for Concrete Reforms to Improve India’s

Business leaders with the Alliance for Fair Trade with India (AFTI) applauded a letter from congressional trade leaders to President Donald Trump in advance of today’s meeting with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi. In the letter, leaders of the Senate Finance and House Ways and Means Committees urged President Trump to press for the ...

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Inside U.S. Trade: NAM, tech industry group lay out India priorities ahead of Modi visit

The National Association of Manufacturers and the Information Technology Industry Association have issued wish lists for the U.S.-India trade relationship ahead of President Trump’s meeting with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi next week. Both groups want the U.S. to hold India accountable for tariff cuts it pledged to enact under the ...

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‘IP protection a key issue for India-US relationship’

By Patrick Kilbride, Vice President of International Intellectual Property at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Intellectual Property protection is a key issue for India-US relationship and the next week’s meeting between Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Donald Trump is expected to benefit the innovators on both sides, accord...

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Press Trust of India US manufacturers face difficulties in India: NAM

By Press Trust of India WASHINGTON: Ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's US visit, during which he would hold a summit meeting with President Donald Trump, National Association of Manufacturers has urged the two leaders to strengthen US-India commercial relationship. NAM, a top American advocacy group that represents the country's ...

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Trump-Modi talks can aid breakup of burdensome barriers to India trade

By Linda Dempsey, Vice President of International Economic Affairs at the National Association of Manufacturers President Donald Trump will host Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the White House next Monday for their first in-person bilateral meeting. This interaction will break the ice and set the tone for the potential resolution of the ...

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Is India Open for Business: Asks Largest US Manufacturers Association

By Upendra Mishra The Scorecard on India’s business environment shows insufficient progress on many of the same trade and market access barriers that have long troubled manufacturers trying to invest and trade in India. US manufacturers want President Trump and Prime Minister Modi to work together on policies to level the playing field and ...

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U.S. News and World Report: Ahead of Modi Visit, U.S. Lawmakers Ask India to Rethink Price Cap on Stents

By Aditya Kalra NEW DELHI (Reuters) - A group of U.S. lawmakers has backed medical device makers by urging India to reconsider its decision to cap prices of heart stents, raising the issue ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to the United States later this week. In a letter sent to the Indian ambassador to Washington last month, ...

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The Indian Express: For innovation’s sake

By Patrick Kilbride In many respects, the relationship between the United States and India has never been better. President Barack Obama became the first US president to visit India twice during his tenure in office; Prime Minister Narendra Modi, meanwhile, has travelled four times to the United States, underlining the value both governments ...

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Law 360: US Manufacturers Seek Results From India Trade Summitt

By Rick Archer Law360, New York (August 26, 2016, 8:47 PM ET) -- The National Association of Manufacturers said Friday it is hoping for concrete results in opening up trade from next week’s U.S.-India economic summit. The U.S. and India will begin their second annual Strategic and Commercial Dialogue on Monday, and NAM said it hopes this ...

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