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India, US could strike a 'smaller' trade deal in coming weeks: Indian envoy

The two countries have been negotiating a trade package to iron out certain issues and further boost two-way commerce

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The trade deal also relates some of the top sectors for which it will be a win-win situation for both sides | Representative image

BS Web TeamPTI New Delhi
India and the US could strike a smaller trade deal in the coming weeks, India's ambassador Taranjit Singh Sandhu has said while acknowledging that the unprecedented challenges posed by the Covid-19 pandemic has been a "bit of a setback" in moving ahead as the governments are focused on tackling the health crisis.

Addressing the virtual West Coast Summit of US-India Strategic Partnership Forum (USISPF), Sandhu said that India's supply of antimalarial drug hydroxychloroquine (HCQ) to the US has given the two countries enough confidence and have played an important foundation.

India, which is one of the major manufacturers of the

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First Published: May 29 2020 | 3:24 PM IST

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