MoUs/Agreements/Actions Plans signed between India and China

  • MoU signed for opening a New Route for Indian Pilgrimage (Kailash Mansarovar Yatra) to the Tibet Autonomous Region of the People`s Republic of China. It provides for conducting the annual Kailash Manasarovar Yatra through Nathula Pass in Sikkim addition to the existing Lipulekh Pass in Uttarakhand. The route through Nathula will augment the capacity and reduce the hardship and journey time enabling many more pilgrims in particular aged pilgrims to undertake the Yatra.
  • MoU & Action Plan signed for the purpose of strengthening cooperation in Railways. Under the MoU, both sides have agreed to enhance cooperation in the Railway sector in following areas: (i)speed-raising, (ii)studying feasibility of cooperation in High-Speed Railways, (iii)Heavy-Haul transportation training of Indian Railway personnel, (iv)Redevelopment of Railway stations, (v)setting up of a Railway University in India, etc.
  • Five year Trade and Economic Development Plan signed between India & China. It lays down a medium term roadmap for promoting balanced and sustainable development of economic and trade relations between China and India, on the principle of equality and mutual benefit. The main objectives of the plan are : (i) reduction of bilateral trade imbalance; (ii) strengthen investment cooperation to realize US$ 20 billion investment from China in 5 years; (iii) a transparent, stable and investor friendly business environment; and (iv) enhanced cooperation between Chambers of Commerce and financial sectors.
  • Agreed Minutes of the Tenth Session of India-China Joint Economic Group. The tenth Session of the India-China Joint Group on Economic Relations, Trade, Science and Technology (JEG) was held in Beijing on 2nd September 2014. Both sides held detailed discussions on issues to promote broad and deep bilateral trade and economic cooperation between India and China and agreed to undertake measures to achieve sustainable and balanced trade. Specific measures to enhance market access to Indian products such as agricultural, pharmaceutical and export of services will be expedited.
  • Agreement on Audio-Visual Co-production signed between two countries. The Agreement would enable the producers from both countries to get an opportunity to pool their creative, artistic, technical, financial and marketing resources to co-produce films. It would held Indian audio-visual products to gain greater market access.
  • Agreement signed on mutual administrative assistance and co-operation in Customs matters.  The said Agreement will help in enhancing cooperation to fight trans-border economic crimes and custom offences through sharing of information. It would also facilitate trade through enhanced customs cooperation.
  • MoU between Indian Space Research Organisation and China National Space Administration on Cooperation in the Peaceful use of Space. It enables both sides to encourage exchange and cooperation in the exploration and use of outer space for peaceful purposes, including Research and development of scientific experiment satellites, remote sensing satellites and communications satellites.
  • MoU signed for strengthening the Exchange and Cooperation between Cultural Institutions. It is intended to foster long-term collaboration between various cultural institutions of the two countries. These cultural institutions include museums, archaeological organizations and performing art centers.
  • MoU signed on cooperation between National Book Trust of the Republic of India and the State Administration of Press, Publication, Radio, Film and Television of The People`s Republic of China. Both sides have agreed that China will participate in the New Delhi World Book Fair 2016 as the Guest of Honour Country. The Agreement will help provide greater access to their nationals of publications of the other side.
  • Work Plan on Drug Administration and Cooperation between China Food and Drug Administration of China And Ministry of Health & Family Welfare of India. Under the work plan, the two sides will carry out cooperation in fields of drug standards, traditional medicine and drug testing, etc. Both sides will exchange delegations to enhance cooperation in this area.
  • Agreement on establishing Sister City relationship between Mumbai and Shanghai and Gujarat and Guangdong. It will establish Sister-City relations between Mumbai and Shanghai and Gujarat and Guangdong. It will enhance people-to-people exchanges fostering greater mutual understanding.
  • Agreement on establishing Sister City relationship between Ahmedabad and Guangzhou. It will establish Sister-City relations between Ahmedabad and Guangzhou. It will enhance people-to-people exchanges fostering greater mutual understanding.
  • MoU between Maharashtra Industrial Development Corporation and Beiqi Foton Motor Co.Ltd. on supporting the setting up of industrial parks in Maharashtra. The MoU would lead to setting up of a 1250 acre Industrial Park near Pune, Maharashtra, providing cluster-type development and generation of employment for a large number of people.
  • MoU between China Development Bank Corporation and iNDEXTb on supporting the setting up of industrial parks in Gujarat. The MoU would lead to setting up of Industrial Parks in Gujarat with the support of Chinese enterprises and provide a platform for cluster development and generate employment for a large number of people.
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