On the 70th anniversary of diplomatic ties between India and Argentina, Argentine President Mauricio Macri and First Lady Juliana Awada landed in Delhi for a state visit to India.

President Macri also brings representatives of Argentine businesses in energy, mining, pharmaceuticals, and more.

Macri’s schedule
Over the next three days, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President Macri discussed bilateral relations in trade, tech research, agriculture, and tourism. The MEA said, “This visit will provide an opportunity to the two sides to review progress in bilateral ties and explore new avenues of cooperation.”

India-Argentina relations
MEA reports that India and Argentina already have trade relations worth $3 billion. Indian exports to Argentina include two-wheeled vehicles, agro and organic chemicals, iron, steel, yarn, and drugs. From Argentina, India imports soya bean and sunflower oils, leather, cereals, pulses, and residual chemicals.

Indian companies have also invested close to $1 billion in Argentina’s IT, pharmaceutical, and cosmetics sectors.

(Adapted from Qrius.com)