German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi signed wide-ranging agreements in New Delhi, Friday, November 1, to further strengthen ties between the two countries.
Bilateral trade between Germany and India rose to $24.06 billion in the 2018/19 fiscal year ending in March, from $22 billion the previous year, while German companies have invested nearly $12 billion in India since 2000. Germany is India’s largest trading partner in Europe, with more than 1,700 German companies operating in India.
Germany and India agreed on joint co-operation, including agriculture cyber security and artificial intelligence, as well as bolster ties to combat terrorism and extremism.
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Author: VOA News