"I spoke with Ambassador Lighthizer. We agree that we can look at doing it before elections also or soon after. I am open to signing up tomorrow," Goyal said.
He further said that it is in favour of India and the US to deepen their strategic partnership with the trade deal.
"It is in the interest of India and US to deepen our strategic partnership with this trade deal. It will open the doors to starting a dialogue on a larger bilateral engagement," the Union Minister said.
Goyal hoped that the two countries can move to the next stage of larger engagement for a free trade agreement.
Earlier on Monday, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar had an interactive session with former US envoy to India Timothy Roemer, at the US-India Strategic Partnership Forum.
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