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Panel discussion on India-EU trade negotiations

Trade Promotion Council of India organised a webinar on the topic India-EU Trade Negotiations – A new era of collaboration on May 28. The panel provided practical insights on how industry should view the ongoing talks as well as how policymakers may approach the trade negotiations, considering the variance in aspirations between India and the EU from the deal.

TPCI Happenings India-EU trade relations

Trade Promotion Council of India organised a webinar on the topic India-EU Trade Negotiations – A new era of collaboration on May 28, 2021 at 3:00 pm. The discussion was organised in light of the recent decision by India and the European Union to resume negotiations for a balanced, ambitious, comprehensive and mutually beneficial trade & investment agreement after a gap of 8 years.

For this discussion aimed at enlightening stakeholders on the evolution, potential, challenges and expectations from India-EU relations, TPCI invited prominent experts in the fields of diplomacy, international trade, law and India-EU relations. Following panellists were present during the discussion:

Amb Anil Trigunayat, Former Ambassador of India to Jordan, Libya and Malta and President, MIICCIA Chamber of Commerce

Dr Arpita Mukherjee Professor, ICRIER

Dr Rupa Chanda RBI Chair Professor of Economics, IIM Bangalore

Dr Pralok Gupta Associate Professor (Services and Investment), Centre for WTO Studies, Indian Institute of Foreign Trade

R V Anuradha Partner, Clarus Law Associates

On behalf of Trade Promotion Council of India, Virat Bahri, Deputy Director, Media & Corporate Communications and Editor, India Business & Trade, moderated the discussion.

 

The webinar received enthusiastic response from attendees across government, industry and academia. Panellists provided useful and practical insights on how industry should view the ongoing talks as well as how policymakers may approach the trade negotiations, considering the variance in aspirations between India and the EU from the deal.

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