Ahead of Modi-Trump Bilateral Meeting, Industry Experts Cautiously Optimistic over Trade Deal
New Delhi: There’s been non-stop buzz ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to the United States about the possibility of a limited trade deal between the two countries, with industry experts cautiously optimistic.
US India Business Council President Nisha Desai Biswal told News 18 that they are keeping their fingers crossed. “The two sides have been at a fairly robust level of talks,” she said. “Commerce minister Piyush Goyal and the lead negotiator on the other side, United States Trade Representative (USTR) Ambassador Robert Lighthizer, have been in fairly intensive talks to see if they can reach an agreement on some of the longstanding issues that have created friction in US-India trade.”