Geithner Sees Opportunities For US Firms in India
US Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner met with Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Tuesday. Geithner also held meetings with Finance Minister Pranab Mukerjee followed by a press conference . The formal aim of the visit was to launch the U.S.-India Economic and Financial Partnership, which will feature annual meetings among Cabinet officials and regular working groups focused on critical issues.
The two sides focused on the global economy, financial market stability and infrastructure spending, U.S. officials said.
“Our economic relationship presents huge opportunities for both India and the United States,” Geithner said
Geithner Sees Opportunities in US-India Economic Ties: Video
April 6 (Bloomberg) — US Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner says a new economic partnership with India offers opportunities for both nations as the world recovers from the worst recession since World War II. Geithner is focusing on global economic conditions, financial market stability and investment opportunities in infrastructure in his first trip to India as treasury secretary. Bloomberg’s Lizzie O’Leary reports. (Source: Bloomberg)