10 June 2018

India, China sign 2 agreements on Brahmaputra water data sharing & non-basmati rice export

India, China sign 2 agreements on Brahmaputra water data sharing & non-basmati rice export


India and China signed two bilateral agreements following the meeting between the Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping on the sidelines of the summit. The agreements include continuing to share Brahmaputra water data during flood season and exporting non-Basmati rice to China.

The two countries have set a trade target of 100 billion dollars by 2020. During the hour-long meeting between Mr Modi and Mr Xi, both countries agreed on several initiatives to take forward the spirit of Wuhan Informal Summit. Chinese President accepted Prime Minister Modi’s invitation for a Wuhan type informal summit in India next year.

Static/Current Takeaways Important for SBI PO/Clerk Exam 2018-
  • Beijing is Capital city of China.
  • China Premier is Li Keqiang.
  • Guwahati is situated on the bank of the Brahmaputra river.
Source- The Hindu


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