EU/ India – Free Trade Talks: Government Procurement is key target for EU

Within the scope of the EU/ India trade talks (resuming today) is one of the key prizes identified by the European negotiators – access to compete for Indian Government contracts.

Government procurement, accounting for around 13% of India’s GDP, is seen as a significant export target for EU businesses.

Perhaps unsurprisingly, there is considerable opposition within India, fearing a negative impact on local businesses.

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