Leaders of the five BRICS countries (Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa) Thursday agreed on the use of science-based methods to determine the origin of the SARS-CoV-2 virus which causes COVID-19.
If India has to compete with China in Latin America, then it has to be “absolutely active” in the region, Argentine Foreign Affairs Minister Jorge Faurie said on Tuesday during the business forum in New Delhi.
New Delhi and Buenos Aires are expected to sign up to eight agreements during President Mauricio Macri’s three-day state visit to India to promote trade, investment and cooperation in several fields including defense, Argentine ambassador Daniel Chuburu said. Macri is accompanied by several ministers, members of Congress and a hundred business leaders.
Argentine president Mauricio Macri will be visiting India from February 17 to 19 as part of an ambitious bilateral agenda to expand trade and cooperation in a range of sectors including renewable energy, nuclear energy, space and agriculture, aviation, mining (lithium, gold and copper), pharmaceuticals and automobiles.
Sustainable development depends more and more on the successful management of urban growth, especially in low-income and lower-middle-income countries where the pace of urbanization is projected to be the fastest.
A numerous Argentine delegation will be attending this week trade and investment conferences in New Delhi as part of the country's efforts to increase exports to the growing Indian market and attract investors.
By R. Viswanathan (*) - India should take its cue from Brazil and invest in ethanol as a viable commercial substitute for costly petrol.