"US dairy exporters believe that trade between the United States and India can be mutually beneficial, particularly as India struggles to consistently meet its growing domestic dairy demand," said Tom Suber, president of US Dairy Exporter Council.
Indian ports too small for container giants
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With India’s shipping channels being too shallow, much of the containers destined for the country and carried by such large vessels have to be trans-shipped at ports in Colombo, Singapore or Dubai.
Backup infrastructure such as connecting roads, railway lines and storage space at ports and at warehouses are also inadequate.
India May Increase Vegetable-Oil Imports 4%, USDA Unit Says
By Jeff Wilson - Mar 10, 2011 3:35 PM ET
March 10 (Bloomberg) - India, the world’s second-biggest consumer of vegetable oil, may increase imports of the commodity by 4 percent to 9 million metric ton in the marketing year that ends Sept. 30, a unit of the U.S. Department of Agriculture said.
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India's exports up by 50% to $23.6 bn in Feb
Press Trust of India / New Delhi March 10, 2011, 12:54 IST
During April-February, 2011, imports grew by 18% to $305.3 billion. During the 11-month period, the trade deficit amounted at $97.1 billion.
"We will end up (the fiscal) closer to $350 billion imports," Khullar added.
The sectors which saw the maximum imports were petroleum and oil lubricants, gems and silver, vegetable oil, machinery and chemicals.
The White House
Office of the Press Secretary
For Immediate Release November 08, 2010
The U.S.-India partnership is indispensable to addressing the challenges of our times. This strategic relationship encompasses a range of issues, activities, and programs that reflect the vision of President Obama and Prime Minister Singh that benefits not only the people of the United States and India but the world as a whole.
As second biggest importer, India helps balance global trade
22 Nov, 2010, 05.55AM IST, Rishi Shah,ET Bureau
"Countries such as US and India are injecting demand into the global demand because we have deficits. Actually, India is second largest contributor to the global net demand. In 2009, India contributed something like 6.5% of the total net injection of demand," said Arvind Virmani, executive director-India , International Monetary Fund
In India, Obama pushes U.S. jobs
By Ed Henry, CNN Senior White House Correspondent
November 6, 2010 -- Updated 1851 GMT (0251 HKT)
President Obama unveiled about $10 billion in new contracts for U.S. exports to India on Saturday as he launched an aggressive push to show his trip to Asia will deliver jobs back home.
India Can Help Obama Reach Export Goal
Insight October 1, 2010, 10:31AM EST
By Gunjan Bagla
Earlier this year, President Barack Obama announced the National Export Initiative, his Administration's ambitious plan to double U.S. exports in five years.
Where are U.S. companies to find a further trillion dollars of annual export revenue?