Goyal congratulated Tai on her appointment as USTR.
“They discussed a range of issues and agreed to strengthen the India-US trade and investment relationship.
“The conversation included consolidating economic partnership between like-minded democracies upholding the principles of openness, transparency and fair trade,” the commerce ministry said.
The statement said both agreed to further India-US economic cooperation on the basis of shared objectives and resolve pending legacy issues through mutual dialogue and discussion.
“They also agreed to strengthen the India-US Trade Policy Forum (TPF) and to convene the next ministerial-level meeting of the forum in 2021,” the ministry stated.