scorecardresearchIndia, Gulf Cooperation Council are expected to begin free trade talks next month: Report

India, Gulf Cooperation Council are expected to begin free trade talks next month: Report

Updated: 31 Oct 2022, 10:49 AM IST
TL;DR.
Saudi Arabia was India's fourth-largest trading partner last fiscal. From Qatar, India imports 8.5 million tonnes a year of LNG and exports products ranging from cereals to meat, fish, chemicals, and plastics.
Besides trade, Gulf nations are host to a sizeable Indian population. Out of about 32 million non-resident Indians (NRIs), nearly half are estimated to be working in Gulf countries.

Besides trade, Gulf nations are host to a sizeable Indian population. Out of about 32 million non-resident Indians (NRIs), nearly half are estimated to be working in Gulf countries.