U.S. India High Technology Cooperation Group Meetings to Take Place this Week in DC
The seventh U.S.-India High Technology Cooperation Group (HTCG) will take place this Monday and Tuesday (March 15 and 16) in Washington, DC.
The HCTG was formed in 2002 to provide a forum for discussing U.S.-India high-technology trade issues. The HCTG is co-chaired by the U.S. Department of Commerce's Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) and the Government of India's Ministry of External Affairs
Neena Shenai, an adjunct scholar at the American Enterprise Institute, formerly a senior advisor at BIS, has published an article entitled "India, the United States, and High-Tech Trade" that notes that this is the first HCTG under the Obama Administration and describes the three primary issues that will be discussed at the HCTG: export controls, defense trade, and civil nuclear cooperation.