Come, invest in India: Minister Goyal at India-France Business Summit
Indian Minister of Commerce & Industry Piyush Goyal invited French businessmen to invest in India highlighting ways to further deepen the India-France partnership and realise the tremendous opportunities it offers.
"I am inviting you to visit India along with your board members. French people can come to India as tourists and investors to get good returns. I invite you (France) to do business with India, increase trade between us and initiate a technology partnership between 2 countries," he said. He further said that India is one of the largest consumers of goods and services.
"Over the last two years, our exports of goods and services have grown by over 50 per cent. By 2030, we hope to see our exports of goods and services from India triple from the existing level of about USD 765 billion to USD 2 trillion," said Goyal.
The minister also said that France and India have truly been friends, partners and vibrant democracies working for global good during his address at the India-France Business Summit in Paris, France on April 11.
He said that Emmanuel Macron, President of the French Republic and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi have strengthened the strategic partnership between the two countries which has completed 25 years now. The Minister said that both leaders have taken India-France ties to the next level with expanded engagement in trade, technology, tourism and investment. He noted that the friendship between the leaders and the people of both countries is a force multiplier for global good.