He said that India is engaging with the US at every level as there are huge business opportunities for American companies here.
"We want to make sure that we have a much bigger agenda with the US," he said, adding there is a market for the US in the civil aviation sector in India.
The minister would also meet private players besides think tanks which influence US decision making.
India has time and again raised its concerns over tightening visa restrictions by the US on IT professionals.
The proposed overhaul of popular H-1B visa regime by the US President Donald Trump has raised concerns among Indian IT firms, as any changes in the visa regime may result in higher operational costs and shortage of skilled workers for the USD 110 billion Indian outsourcing industry.
The country also expressed its disappointment over the US imposition of high import duties on certain steel and aluminium products. India has also dragged the US in WTO's dispute settlement system against the decision.
India's exports of steel and aluminium products to America stood at about USD 1.5 billion every year.
The US too has filed a complaint against India's export support programmes. It alleged that those schemes are harming its companies.
India's exports to the US in 2016-17 stood at USD 42.21 billion, while imports were USD 22.3 billion.
Original: Prabhu to raise visa, steel duty, WTO issues with USTR, Commerce Secy
E: Suresh Prabu to raise WTO issues with USTR, hike steel duty, visa
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