India-EU relations in health services: Issues and concerns in an India-EU trade and investment agreement

Rupa Chanda and Arpita Mukherjee
October 2008

The paper examines the main opportunities for India in the EU’s health services market and the various barriers affecting India-EU trade and investment relations in this sector. Its objective is to outline the main issues that need to be discussed in the TIA to promote bilateral commercial interests in the health services sector. The paper concludes with a brief note on the pragmatic approach that India needs to follow in this sector when negotiating with the EU.