US Under Secretary for Commerce to discuss way forward on trade ties with India

New Delhi, Aug.11 (ANI): United States Under Secretary of Commerce for International Trade Stefan M. Selig will be taking part in a discussion on US-India trade ties and the way forward.

A US Embassy release said today that Mr. Selig would first deliver opening remarks, and then take part in the discussion on U.S. – India trade relations alongwith the President and CEO of GE South Asia Banmali Agrawala and the Managing Director of IBM Ms. Vanitha Narayanan.

Thereafter, Mr. Agrawala would give the vote of thanks, and this would be followed by a interaction with the media.

The event will be held from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m at the Kamal Mahal, ITC Maurya Hotel in the national capital, the embassy release said.

Mr.Selig was confirmed as United States Under Secretary of Commerce for International Trade on June 4, 2014, by the U.S. Senate.

He leads the international trade administration which assists in the development of U.S. trade policy in the global economy; creates jobs and economic growth by promoting U.S. companies; strengthens American competitiveness across all industries; addresses market access and compliance issues; administers U.S. trade laws; and undertakes a range of trade promotion and trade advocacy efforts.

Additionally, in his current capacity, Under Secretary Selig serves as the Executive Director of the Travel and Tourism Advisory Board, sits on the board of directors of the Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC), is a Commissioner for the Congressional Executive Commission on China, and is a life time member of the Council on Foreign Relations. (ANI)

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