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  • Piyush Goyal leading Indian delegation for G-20 ministerial meeting in Japan

    Published on June 7, 2019

    Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal is leading the Indian delegation for the two-day G20 Ministerial meeting on Trade and Digital Economy beginning tomorrow in Tsukuba city, Japan. He is leaving for Japan tonight. Mr Goyal will discuss developments in the global trade situation, WTO matters and digital trade.

    He will also hold dialogue with other participating Trade Ministers on current international trade and investments. The G-20 Trade Ministers deliberations will form part of the G20 Summit Leaders agenda in the formal discussions and will also be a part of the Summit Declaration.

    A Ministry of Commerce and Industry release said, Mr Goyal, will hold bilateral meetings on the sidelines of G20 to sensitize India’s core interests in trade and investment issues and build a coalition with like-minded countries for defending the interests of developing countries.

    Over 50 Trade and Digital Economy Ministers will get together for the first time in G20 history in Tsukuba,  to discuss how G20 economies can promote trade and investment and maximize benefits from the development of the digital economy.