The first India-EU High-Level Trade and Investment Dialogue was held.
♦ The dialogue is the outcome of the 15th India-EU Leaders Summit held in July 2020. The goal is to guide bilateral trade and investment relations at the ministerial level.
♦ The ministers also agreed to hold meetings in the next three months with an objective to reach consensus on a series of bilateral trade and investment cooperation issues viz. a Bilateral Regulatory Dialogue; India-EU Multilateral ♦ Dialogue to explore the possibility of further cooperation, etc.
♦ In an important step forward, it was also discussed to relaunch the regular interaction of bilateral trade and investment agreements, with an interim agreement, to start with, were also discussed