India – 17th Joint Economic Committee (Paris, 24 October 2017)


The 17th session of the France-India Joint Committee for Economic & Technical Cooperation is being held on October 24 at the Ministry for Europe and Foreign Affairs.

Chaired by Jean-Baptiste Lemoyne, minister of state attached to the Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs, and Chhotu Ram Chaudhary, minister of state for consumer affairs, food and public distribution, this session will address major international economic challenges and will review the status of commercial and financial exchanges between India and France.

Trade between France and India continues to expand, and now exceeds €9 billion. French companies have a presence in a number of sectors of the Indian economy, particularly sustainable urban development, transportation, energy, and services.

Following the Joint Economic Committee session, Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs Jean-Yves Le Drian will meet with Chhotu Ram Chaudhary to discuss our political and economic relations with India within the context of the strategic partnership that has united our two countries since 1998.