A set of trade agreements that India has already signed or negotiated is mentioned below, referring to Article IX of the Trade Agreement between the Republic of India and the People`s Republic of China, concluded on 14 October 1954, and the recent discussions on the promotion of trade between the two countries, I have the honour to say: that both Parties have agreed that this Trade Agreement as amended by the letters exchanged on 25 May 1957 shall remain valid until 31 December 1959. Typically, trade agreements, including the Association of South Asian Nations (ASEAN), have not worked in India`s favor, but experts felt that New Delhi should cooperate with other countries not only to boost trade, but also to be heard in the international community. Foreign Minister Harsh Shringla`s seven-day trip to Europe a few weeks ago is seen as an important development in this direction. On Thursday, the first India-Luxembourg summit was held by videoconference between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his counterpart, Xavier Bettel, the former of whom stressed the need to develop trade and economic cooperation between India and the EU. « From a trade balance perspective, India has grown by 0.7 percent per year in terms of trade surplus for industrial products and a 2.3 percent increase in annual trade surplus for all goods, » said the 2019-20 economic survey presented to parliament by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Friday. During the negotiations that led to the conclusion of this trade agreement between India and China, the two delegations recognized that issues related to inspections, visits, navigation, insurance and travel of businessmen should be examined and resolved in a practical manner in order to better achieve the objectives of the agreement and further strengthen trade relations between the two countries. Those problems concerned more questions of detail than questions of principle, and the two delegations had therefore agreed to defer consideration of those issues to a later date. It is hoped that our two governments will be able, in these ensueing discussions, to find constructive solutions that will help foster and stimulate the fluidity of trade between our two countries. The People`s Republic of China has concluded bilateral trade agreements with the blocs, countries and their two special administrative regions: Switzerland (which has a customs union with Liechtenstein, which is sometimes contained in agreements) has concluded bilateral agreements with the following countries and blocs: The two parties that wish to take all appropriate measures to expand trade between the two countries; agree to take this into account as much as possible. o all proposals to promote this trade. An interactive list of bilateral and multilateral free trade instruments is available on trend analytics.
 « The overall impact on Indian exports to partners with whom the agreements were signed is 13.4 percent for industrial products and 10.9 percent for the product as a whole. . . .