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Ambassador Kirk Attends the Sixth Meeting of the US-India Trade Policy Forum

10/26/2009 - 10:12am

United States Trade Representative Kirk was in New Delhi, India on Monday for the sixth ministerial-level meeting of the US-India Trade Policy Forum. Ambassador Kirk co-chairs the Trade Policy Forum with Indian Minister of Commerce and Industry Anand Sharma. Established in July 2005, the Forum is an arrangement between the governments of the United States and India to discuss trade and investment issues. Ambassador Kirk was accompanied by Deputy United States Trade Representative Demetrios Marantis.

While in New Delhi for the Trade Policy Forum, Ambassador Kirk held meetings with Indian business leaders and with Indian and United States officials on the ground. He travels now to Hangzhou, China to co-chair the 20th session of the US-China Joint Commission on Commerce and Trade (JCCT).

See pictures from today below.

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Ambassador Kirk with India's Minister of Commerce and Industry, Anand Sharma, and Gaitri I. Kumar, Joint Secretary (Americas) of India's Ministry of External Affairs.


The U.S. delegation sits down with counterparts for the closing session of the U.S.-India Trade Policy Forum, co-chaired by United States Trade Representative Ron Kirk.


Deputy USTR Demetrios Marantis with U.S. Undersecretary of Agriculture Jim Miller in advance of the US-India Trade Policy Forum meetings.


Ambassador Ron Kirk at a breakfast with Indian business leaders from the Confederation of Indian Industries.