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Four countries in six days: Prime Minister Modi makes a European connect

2018-08-02T10:19:43+00:00June 16th, 2017|2017/2018, Hot Spot, June 2017, Year|

The Indian Prime Minister was on a packed tour of Germany, Spain, Russia and France in May/June and has returned with a slew of agreements and promising pacts for the future. When Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in Berlin at the start of his European tour, the term used to describe the visit was the opening of a “new chapter” in the bilateral relations between India and Germany. The PM set off for his meeting with German Chancellor Angela Merkel at her [...]

Germany: India’s gateway to the EU

2018-10-30T12:28:43+00:00June 15th, 2017|2017/2018, December 2017, Hot Spot, INDIA-EU, June 2017, Year|

One of the European Union’s (EU) leading economies sets out what makes it the right gateway to Europe for Indian companies. Prime Minister Narendra Modi was only in Berlin for 24 hours on May 30, but the wake of his visit has left little doubt as to how important India is to Germany and the EU. German Chancellor Angela Merkel used a joint appearance in front of a business audience to emphasise that agreeing an EU-India free trade agreement (FTA) [...]