As many as 26 business agreements worth over $22 billion were signed on Saturday between Indian firms, including Adani group, Bharti Airtel and Welspun, and their Chinese counterparts on the last day of Narendra Modi’s three-day visit to China. These MoU and agreements span a wide range of industries, including renewable, energy, power infrastructure, steel and small and medium industries. These include:
*Bharti Airtel’s tie-up for credit facility of $2.5 billion with China Development Bank and Industrial and Commercial Bank of China.
* Adani Group’s agreement with Golden Concord Holdings to establish an integrated photovoltaic industrial park in Mundra SEZ and to explore investments in gas power generation and natural gas sector.
* Adani Ports & SEZ and Guangzhou Port Authority agreement to establish ‘sister port relationship’ between Mundra Port and Guangzhou Port.
* Welspun Energy’s memorandum of understanding with Trina Solar of China to jointly set up a PV industry park for production of 500 MW of Photovoltaic (PV) cell and 500 MW of PV solar module in India.
* Agreements to facilitate cooperation between Indian and Chinese companies in the film and entertainment industry.
* MoU between IL&FS and Industrial & Commercial Bank of China (ICBC).
* MoU between IL&FS Energy Development Co and China Huaneng Group for 4,000 MW Nana Layja Thermal Power (Coal) project.
* Jindal Steel’s MoU with Power and ICBC on development of potential projects.
* Infosys’ MoU with People’s Government of Qiannan Autonomous Prefecture to jointly build ‘China India Information Service Industry Corridor’ in Qinnan.
* Bhushan Power and Steel’s pact with China National Technical Import and Export Corporation for an integrated steel project in Gujarat.
* NIIT’s pact with Guian New Area in Guizhou, to train students from the province in the area of Big Data.