Media release

AIBC flags first-of-its-kind Australia India Trade Index

17 May 2019

The Australia India Business Council (AIBC), established by Former Prime Ministers Vale Bob Hawke and Rajiv Gandhi to promote, business and trade between the two nations, has called on the Australian Federal Government to support a first-of-its-kind Australia India Trade Index to help Australian businesses harness the tremendous opportunities in the world’s fastest growing major economy.

AIBC has commissioned Deloitte Access Economics to submit a proposal to AIBC for collaborating on an Australia India Trade Index to help Australian businesses realise the potential identified in the Government’s India Economy Strategy to 2035: Navigating from Potential to Delivery.

AIBC National Chair Mr Jim Varghese AO said the Australia India Trade Index would be a game-changer for the bilateral trade and investment relationship.

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