September 24, 2010
Minister Van Loan and India’s Minister of Commerce and Industry, Anand Sharma, announced public release of the results of a joint study (PDF - 3,750 KB)* on the benefits of free trade following the First Annual Ministerial Dialogue on Trade and Investment.
The Joint Study Group recommends that negotiations should be initiated toward a substantive and ambitious trade agreement that would help meet the mutual goal of increasing bilateral trade between Canada and India to $15 billion annually within the next five years.
Canada-India Joint Statement
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