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India – US relations have prospered into a comprehensive and resilient global strategic partnership based on mutual democratic values spurred by a significant convergence of interests on bilateral, regional, and global issues.

The ever-expanding canvas of their economic partnership between the two nations is broad-based and multi-sectoral encompassing trade and investment, defence and security, education, science and technology, pharmaceuticals and biotechnology, civil nuclear energy, environment, clean energy, space technology and applications, health, and research & development. This compelling cooperation between the two nations is evident as US is the 3rd largest FDI contributor to India.

    • India - US Ministerial 2+2 Dialogue was launched to provide a positive, forward-looking vision for the India - US strategic partnership and to promote synergy in their diplomatic and security efforts.

    • India - US Commercial Dialogue is set up to discuss trade and commerce relations and identify areas for closer collaboration between the two countries. The corresponding CEO Forum focuses on investments and business issues to promote a mutually beneficial business environment.

    • US - India State Spotlight Webinar Series was launched to raise industry awareness of key economic policy developments in both countries and gather feedback from stakeholders. The objective is to disseminate information on the regulations for Doing Business to the Private Sectors of both countries.

    • During the third India - US Ministerial 2+2 Ministerial Dialogue, 5 agreements were signed including Basic Exchange and Cooperation Agreement (BECA) between the respective defence ministries and an agreement for Electronic Exchange of Customs Data between the Postal Operators. Other MoUs and agreements for cooperation in the energy healthcare sectors were signed.

    • US is the 3rd largest investor in India. Of the $56.75 bn which US has invested from April 2000 to September 2022, $ 26.97 bn has come in since April 2020. 

    • Imports from the US to India from April 2021 to March 2022 were valued at $43.4 bn and exports were valued at $76.1 bn

    • US is India's 2nd largest trading partner; India is the 8th largest trading partner of US. Bilateral trade: $119 Bn in 2021, largest annual volume of goods trade in India-US economic history. India-US have an ambitious target of achieving a bilateral trade worth $500Bn by 2025 (grow by >4x)

    • The 4 mn plus strong Indian American community is an important ethnic group in the US. Indian American community includes a large number of professionals, business entrepreneurs, and educationalists with increasing influence in society. Roughly, one-third of all immigrant focused startups in the US have Indian founders.

    • 40% of all Indians in US have master’s /doctorate / professional degree - 5x the national average. 60 Indian Americans were among 518 recipients of Congressional award in 2021

    • 2% of Fortune 500 Companies, including Microsoft, Alphabet are led by Indian Americans. Indian Americans have founded ~8% of high-technology US firms and 15% of Silicon Valley startups. 1st generation immigrants from India comprised 11% of founders of Top-50 AI startups in the US

Prominent Investments

US in India

Google

Google is a leading technology company with a presence across 50 countries. It set up office in India in 2003 with operations across Delhi, Hyderabad ...Read more

Microsoft Corporation

Leading technology company with 11,500 stores under 63 banners in 28 countries and e-commerce websites in 11 countries. It came to India in 1990 with ...Read more

Apple

Apple Inc designs, manufactures, and markets mobile communication, personal computers, and portable digital music players for stakeholders worldwide ...Read more

Amazon

Amazon, the world’s largest e-commerce marketplace, has announced its plan to invest $1 bn to digitally enable MSMEs and traders across India. There ...Read more

ExxonMobil

Exxon has offices in Bengaluru, Mumbai and NCR. ExxonMobil’s downstream business engages in the distribution, sales and marketing of Mobil - branded ...Read more

General Electric

One of the oldest MNCs in India with presence across sectors including IT, finance, energy and healthcare with strong capabilities in engineering, ...Read more

PepsiCo

PepsiCo, a multinational food, snack and beverage corporation headquartered in New York entered India in 1989. It has grown into one of the largest ...Read more

JP Morgan

One of the world’s oldest financial institutions, JP Morgan was built on the foundation of more than 1200 predecessor institutions. It has Global ...Read more

Johnson & Johnson

A multinational medical devices, pharmaceutical and consumer packaged goods manufacturing company, Johnson & Johnson has been present in the ...Read more

Blackstone

Blackstone Inc. is an American investment management company with an AUM of $880 billion and has 26 offices across the Americas, Europe and Asia. ...Read more

Honeywell

All of Honeywell’s global businesses have a strong legacy in India, built over the last eight decades. Honeywell operates three state-of-the-art ...Read more

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Wipro

Wipro is an Indian IT services corporation headquartered in Bengaluru. Wipro has over 40 facilities across 23 US states. This includes Wipro’s four ...Read more

Tata Consultancy Services

Tata Consultancy Services is India’s largest IT company. It operates in 46 countries and has 285 offices across the world. TCS has committed to hire ...Read more

Infosys

Infosys Limited is an Indian multinational corporation that provides business consulting, information technology and outsourcing services. Infosys ...Read more

Tata Steel

Established in 1907, Tata Steel is among the top ten global steel companies in the world with an annual crude steel capacity of 33 mn tonnes per ...Read more

HCL Technologies

HCL Technologies is the 5th largest IT company in India. It has offices in 45 countries and commenced operations in the United States in 1989, in the ...Read more

Sun Pharma

Sun Pharma is the world's fourth largest specialty generic pharmaceutical company based in Mumbai. The Company entered the US market in 1996 and has ...Read more

Dr. Reddy's Laboratories

Dr. Reddy's Laboratories is an Indian multinational pharmaceutical company based in Hyderabad in India. Established in 1994, Reddy Therapeutics (US) ...Read more

Jubilant Life Sciences

Jubilant Life Sciences is a leading pharmaceutical company with customers in over 100 countries. Jubilant Life Sciences (USA) Inc. engages in the ...Read more

Essar Global Fund

Essar Global Fund Limited is a global investor, controlling assets diversified across the core sectors of energy, metals and mining, infrastructure ...Read more

Piramal Group

Piramal Group is a global business conglomerate with diverse interests in pharma, financial services, information management, real estate, and glass ...Read more

Mahindra & Mahindra

Mahindra & Mahindra Limited is an Indian multinational car manufacturing corporation established in 1945. It entered the American market as ...Read more
  • Automobile & Auto-Components

    Automobile & Auto-Components

    • 4th 

      Largest car manufacturer

    • 4th

      largest vehicle market

    • $118 bn

      Current value of Indian Automobile Industry

      • Largest two-wheeler and three-wheeler manufacturer
      • 2nd largest bus manufacturer 
      • 3rd largest heavy trucks manufacturer  
      • Employs 35 mn people both directly and indirectly
      • The EV market is expected to grow at CAGR of 44% between 2020-2027 and is expected to hit 6.34 million-unit annual sales by 2027.
    Visit Sector 3Investible Projects
  • Chemicals

    Chemicals

    • 3rd

      Largest consumer of polymers in the world

    • $300 bn

      Value of Indian chemical industry by 2025

    • 6th

      Largest producer of chemicals in the world

      • 3rd largest consumer of polymers in the world
      • 4th largest producer of agrochemicals in the world
      • Supplies 16% of the global dyestuff and dye intermediates
      • The agrochemicals market in India is expected to reach $3.7 bn by 2022 and $4.7 bn by 2025
      • The petrochemical demand is expected to grow at 7.5% CAGR from 2019-23
    Visit Sector 28Investible Projects
  • Aerospace & Defence

    Aerospace & Defence

    • 2nd

      Largest armed force in the world

    • 3rd 

      Largest defence budget in the world

    • 6%

      Budget allocated to R&D

      • Contributes 3.3% to global military expenditure
      • Exports worth $1.3 bn to 68 countries
      • 60% of requirements met through imports 
    Visit Sector 5Investible Projects
  • Electronic Systems

    Electronic Systems

    • $400 bn

      Value of Indian electronics market by 2025

    • 19.5%

      Projected CAGR of the sector during 2016-20

    • 2nd

      Largest smartphone market

      • Opportunities across Electronics, Technology and Telecom sectors to reach $1 tn by 2024
      • Fastest growing smartphone market in the Asia Pacific
      • Consumer Electronics and Appliances Industry expected to become 5th largest by 2025
    Visit Sector 11Investible Projects
  • Food Processing

    Food Processing

    • 2nd

      Largest producer of fish

    • #1 

      producer of Milk

    • $535 bn

      Expected value of Indian food and retail market by 2025-26

      • Largest producer, consumer, and exporter of spices and cashew nuts
      • Largest producer of pulses
      • 353 Cold Chain projects, 63 Agro-Processing Clusters, 292 Food Processing Units, and 6 Operation Green projects have been approved
      • Pradhan Mantri Kisan SAMPADA Yojana, a government scheme, was formulated for creating a modern infrastructure with efficient supply chain management from farm gate to retail outlet
      • 41 upcoming Mega Food Parks under Mega Food Park Scheme
    Visit Sector 76Investible Projects
  • IT & BPM

    IT & BPM

    • 55%

      Market share in global outsourcing market

    • 17,000+

      Firms and startups offering IT services

    • 18 GB

      Data consumption per smartphone in 2023

      • IT-BPM industry (excluding e-commerce) stands at $191 bn as of FY20
      • Digital technologies business is the fastest growing segment for the industry at 30%
      • Smartphone users expected to double to 829 mn by 2022 from 404.1 mn in 2017
    Visit Sector 12Investible Projects
  • Retail & E-commerce

    Retail & E-commerce

    • 2nd

      Rank in Global Retail Development Index (GRDI) in 2019

    • 3rd

      Largest consumer economy by 2025

    • 5th

      Largest preferred retail destination globally

      • Asia’s 3rd largest retail market and 4th largest globally
      • Consumption expenditure to reach $6 tn by 2030
      • E - commerce market expected to reach $200 bn by 2026
    Visit Sector 2Investible Projects
  • FinTech & Financial Services

    FinTech & Financial Services

    • 1st

      Highest fintech adoption rate (87%) globally

    • $140 bn 

      Transaction value estimated to reach by 2023

    • 3rd

      Largest FinTech ecosystem globally

      • Indian FinTech industry's market size is $31 Bn in 2021 and is estimated at ~$ 150 Bn by 2025. 
      • FinTech software market is valued at $2.4 bn as of 2020
      • India led Asia-Pacific in fintech investments with $5.94 billion raised across 236 deals in 2021
      • Digital payments market is expected to reach $ 1Tn and digital lending in India is expected to be $ 100 Bn by 2023
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Recent Investments

Blackstone Group's

Hiranandani Group and US-based private equity firm Blackstone Group's joint venture

Realty major Hiranandani Group and US-based private equity firm Blackstone Group's joint venture, GreenBase, is planning to invest over 3,000 crores to develop industrial, logistics and warehousing parks across key cities in India.
 

Fintech firm Biz2Credit plans to invest $100 million in India

Fintech firm Biz2Credit plans to invest $100 mn in India

Fintech firm Biz2Credit plans to invest $100 million in India over the next 5 years on research and development as well as expanding operations.
 

Hines

Global real estate investment and development player, Hines

Global real estate investment and development player, Hines, has planned to scale up its India exposure with a plan to raise the India-dedicated fund worth $500 million in the next two quarters as part of its growth strategy. 

Warburg Pincus

Warburg Pincus has agreed to invest $210 mn for a significant minority stake in Micro Life Sciences Private Limited

Warburg Pincus has agreed to invest $210 mn for a significant minority stake in Micro Life Sciences Private Limited, parent organization of Meril group of companies, India's largest medical devices company, both the companies said in a statement.

CPP

CPP Investments will invest about INR 2,650 crore into the JV to help acquire and develop projects

Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPP Investments) and Bengaluru-based RMZ Corp said they have formed a second joint venture to develop and own commercial office space in India. CPP Investments will invest about INR 2,650 crore into the JV to help acquire and develop projects.
 

Thrasio

Boston based company Thrasio has announced its entry into India by acquiring the majority stake in Gurugram

Boston based company Thrasio has announced its entry into India by acquiring the majority stake in Gurugram-based consumer appliances brand, Lifelong Online
 

Sanmina Corporation

US-based contract manufacturer Sanmina Corporation and Reliance Strategic Business Ventures Limited (RSBVL) have signed up for a joint venture

In a boost to electronics manufacturing in Tamil Nadu, US-based contract manufacturer Sanmina Corporation and Reliance Strategic Business Ventures Limited (RSBVL) have signed up for a joint venture. Under the JV, Mukesh Ambani's RSBVL will invest around Rs 1,670 crore in Sanmina's existing Indian entity (Sanmina SCI India).
 

Triton Electric Vehicle

Triton Electric Vehicle Pvt. Ltd. will invest INR 2,100 crore in Telangana

Triton Electric Vehicle Pvt. Ltd. will invest INR 2,100 crore in Telangana to set up its new manufacturing unit. Company will employ more than 25,000 persons and produce 50,000 vehicles over the first five years, including semi-trucks, sedans, luxury SUVs, and rickshaws.

Google

Google will invest $ 1 bn in partnership with Airtel

Google will invest $ 1 bn in partnership with Airtel to improve connectivity in India with a special focus on 5G and affordable smartphones, the two companies said in a joint statement on Friday.

Blackstone Group Lp

Global asset manager Blackstone Group Lp has set up a logistics vertical 'Horizon Industrial Parks' in India

Global asset manager Blackstone Group Lp has set up a logistics vertical 'Horizon Industrial Parks' in India that will house its existing assets, and which will be scaled up through acquisitions and greenfield developments.

Microsoft has begun work on its largest and fourth data centre in India, in Hyderabad.

Microsoft has begun work on its largest and fourth data centre in India, in Hyderabad.

The US-based company will invest about INR 15,000 crore over the next 15 years to build the data centre.

AFL Hyperscale

AFL Hyperscale and SASMOS HET Technologies collaborate to develop data centre products

Data centre network cabling and connectivity firm AFL Hyperscale and SASMOS HET Technologies have formed a strategic collaboration to offer enterprise data centre products for Indian customers. SASMOS HET established a fibre optic facility in Bengaluru as part of this partnership. With AFL’s global expertise, SASMOS will provide ‘Made in India’ products and engineering solutions.

Ohmium

Ohmium International launches India’s first green gigafactory

Ohmium International, a US-based renewable energy start-up, launched India’s first green hydrogen electrolyzer gigafactory at Bengaluru through its India subsidiary. The gigafactory will manufacture India-made Proton Exchange Membrane (PEM) hydrogen electrolyzers with an initial manufacturing capacity of about 500 MW per year and will scale it up to 2 GW per year.

Dana to invest $ 18 million in Switch Mobility for 1% stake

Dana to invest $ 18 million in Switch Mobility for 1% stake

Switch Mobility, with this agreement Dana becomes an important supplier to Switch, they will invest $ 18 million in the company, representing an approximate 1% stake. Dana will make a strategic investment of electric drivetrain components for the company’s e-bus and EV stake inverters, software and controls, and electronics cooling.

Yondr

Yondr enters JV with Everstone to invest in data centers

Yondr Group, a United States based data centre major has formed a Joint Venture with Singapore based Everstone to invest $1 bn to develop and operate data centres across multiple locations in India, including Mumbai Metropolitan Region, Hyderabad, Bangalore, Chennai and Delhi-National Capital Region. 

Cavli Wireless

Cavli Wireless partners GCT Semiconductor to manufacture LTE, 5G IoT modules in India

US-based Cavli Wireless has partnered with GCT Semiconductor, another US-based company, to license chipsets and manufacture LPWAN, LTE, and 5G IoT modules in India. It will be the first-ever wireless communication module to be designed and manufactured in India and will be used to power IoT applications.

Massmutual

MassMutual invests in 1.50 lakh sq.ft. global capability centre (GCC) in Hyderabad

U.S. life insurer Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company, also known as MassMutual, is setting up a 1.50 lakh sq.ft. global capability centre (GCC) in Hyderabad with an estimated investment of INR 1,000 crore.

Baxter Logo

Baxter to set up global R&D headquarters in Ahmedabad

Baxter, a United States-headquartered pharmaceutical giant, will invest around Rs 100 crore to set up its global research and development (R&D) headquarters in Ahmedabad

salesforce

Salesforce’s first India investment is in cloud startup Darwinbox

Salesforce's venture arm is leading a $15 mn financing round for Darwinbox, a developer of human resources software that serves several of Asia’s largest tech startups. It is Salesforce's first investment in India and its only investment in Asia outside of Japan.

Tesla

Tesla registers its Indian entity in Bengaluru

Palo Alto-based electric vehicle manufacturer Tesla Inc has registered its Indian entity in the name of Tesla India Motors And Energy Private Limited in Bengaluru Karnataka

Honeywell

Honeywell invests in Trinity Mobility

Global technology company Honeywell announced a strategic investment in India-based software company Trinity Mobility Private Limited to expand its smart cities capabilities by providing access to Trinity’s Smart City solutions.

Amazon Web Services

Amazon Web Services invests in Telangana

Amazon Web Services to invest $2.77 bn in Telangana to set up its second data centre region in India. It will be operational by mid-2022.

Wistron

Wistron begins assembling iPhone SE in Karnataka facility

Wistron, Apple's Taiwanese manufacturer has commenced assembly of iPhone SE in its Bengaluru factory. Wistron has manufactured iPhone models 7, 6S and first-generation SE in its Indian factories. In May 2020, Wistron also announced plans to invest $165 mn to expand its Bengaluru facilities 

Microsoft to open a 4000-employee campus in Uttar Pradesh

Microsoft India in a virtual agreement has agreed to bring its next campus of 4,000 employees in Greater Noida.

Cargill to invest $160 mn in the next three years

Global food and agriculture major Cargill plans to invest $160 mn out of the $240 mn it promised in the next three years for fresh acquisitions, including brands, geographical and product-line expansions

Google will be opening research lab in Bangalore focused on artificial intelligence (AI) and its applications in India

Google has announced that it is setting up a research lab focused on artificial intelligence (AI) and its applications in India. Google's Bengaluru based AI lab will focus on the advancement of Computer Science research in India, wherein it will focus on Machine Learning, Computer Vision, Languages, Speech, Systems

amazon

Amazon invests INR 2,800 cr in India

US online retail giant Amazon has invested INR 2,800 cr into its Indian operations to expand its presence within the country. It has invested in Amazon Seller Services which helps sellers establish an online presence.

PepsiCo to invest $ 70 mn to set up food manufacturing plant in UP

PepsiCo will invest $ 70 mn in a food manufacturing plant in Uttar Pradesh as part of its capacity expansion plans in the packaged foods market in India. PepsiCo will invest with its local bottling partner Varun Beverages leading towards a boost in manufacturing capacity and upgrade of cold storage facilities.

Mastercard to invest $ 1 bn to develop India as global tech node

Global card payments major Master Card will be investing $ 1 bn in India with the objective of establishing India as a global technology node. The investment will expand India's presence in technical services required for card payments.

Intel unveils new design house in India with INR 1,100 cr investment

Intel Corporation, the world's biggest chip-maker has invested INR 1,100 cr in a design house in Bengaluru. This facility known as the 'SRR4', will lead development across hardware and software.

Qualcomm invests $ 400 mn for setting up campus in Hyderabad

Leading technology innovator Qualcomm will be investing $ 400 mn for development of a campus in Hyderabad, which will be its 2nd largest campus globally. This centre will lead R&D in electronics and semiconductors industry.

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