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Biden admin initiates elevation of 20 American corporate leaders to the US-India CEO Forum

The Joe Biden administration has initiated the progression of appointing 20 American corporate leaders to the US section of the US-India CEO Forum. Founded in 2005, US-India CEO Forum brings jointly leaders of the particular business communities of the two countries to discuss issues of mutual interest.

The forum has US and Indian public and private sector co-chairs, although the Secretary of Commerce and his Indian counterpart serve as the respective chair. Other senior US government officials may also participate in the forum.

The International Trade Administration of the Department of Commerce on Tuesday invited applications from American CEOs to be part of this exclusive group.

The forum will permit the private sector to expand and offer recommendations to the two governments that mirror private sector views, needs, concerns, and suggestions about the formation of an environment in which their respective private sectors can partner, thrive, and enhance bilateral commercial ties to enlarge trade and economic links between the United States and India. It will work in cycle with and grant input to, the government-to-government US-India Commercial Dialogue.

The Secretary will consider the same criteria when elevating the US private sector co-chair

The US section of the forum should embrace members who represent an assortment of business sectors and geographic locations, it said. To the level possible, the US section should include members from small, medium, and large firms. The Secretary will consider the same criteria when elevating the US private sector co-chair.

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