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Trump's India trip could help seal administration's next trade deal

2020-02-13 09:48:58       source:CNBC

February 12, 2020

President Donald Trump is hoping to sign another trade deal before the 2020 election. It could be with India, if he and Prime Minister Narendra Modi can come to terms during Trump’s official trip to the country in less than two weeks.

Despite multiple attempts, the two countries’ trade teams have struggled to see eye to eye in countless meetings in Washington, New Delhi and New York held over the last 18 months yielding no results.

“I expect that the trade deal—which has been previewed for months, but apparently at last reaching a conclusion—will be a major focus of the visit,” Alyssa Ayres, senior fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations said in an interview.

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