US President Donald Trump has explained he is “saving the major deal” with India for afterwards and he “does not know” if it will be done ahead of the presidential election in November, obviously indicating that a main bilateral trade deal for the duration of his visit to Delhi next week may possibly not be on the playing cards.
“We can have a trade deal with India. But I’m definitely saving the major deal for afterwards,” he advised reporters at Joint Base Andrews Tuesday afternoon (area time).
Trump is scheduled to visit India on February 24 and 25.
The US and India could indicator a “trade package” for the duration of the visit, according to media reviews.
Asked whether or not he expects a trade deal with India ahead of the visit, Trump explained, “We are executing a quite major trade deal with India. We will have it. I will