India and US sign Investment Incentive Agreement in Tokyo

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Joe Biden on May 24 signed an Investment Incentive Agreement in Tokyo.

  • It is expected that the signing of this agreement will increase the investment support provided by the Development Finance Corporation in India which will help in the development of the country.

  • Various proposals worth $4 billion are being considered by the corporation to provide investment support in India.

  • The corporation has provided investment support in areas such as COVID-19 vaccine manufacturing, health care financing, renewable energy, financial inclusion and infrastructure.

  • The corporation or its predecessor agencies have been active in India since 1974 and have provided investment assistance of $5.8 billion to till date.

  • This incentive agreement will replace the earlier agreement signed between India and the US in 1997.

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