India, US vow to end trade row before Obama visit

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Washington, Sep 22: The conference of the Indo-US meeting in US has ended in resolving trade and economy differences between the two countries and boost trade ties before Obama's visit to India.

“We have underscored to the USTR and the team the need to now further deepen and diversify the economic relationship and that should be the objective flowing out of the forthcoming visit of President Obama to India," Commerce and Industry Minister Anand Sharma said.

At the end of the joint statement US Trade Representative Ron Kirk and Mr Sharma asked their officials to redouble their efforts towards addressing unresolved issues in an expeditious manner.

“Recognising that more can and should be done to strengthen our bilateral trade and investment relationship, particularly in the coming weeks before President Obama"s visit to India, to take concrete steps towards resolving several issues of concern and to keep senior officials regularly informed of the results of those efforts," the joint statement said.

“We firmly believe that this session of the TPF has moved our relationship in the direction of realising those benefits, and look forward to continued cooperation to this end in the coming year," they said.

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