US-China Current Affairs - 2020

India-Denmark sign MoUs

The Ministry of Power, India and Ministry of Energy, Utilities and Climate, Denmark signed Memorandum of Understanding on Energy Cooperation. Highlights Under the MoU, the countries have agreed to collaborate in areas such as long- term energy planning, offshore wind, consolidation of grid codes, incentivize power plants, increase flexibility in power purchase agreements. Through this, Read More…

US to donate Ventilators to India

The United States recently announced that it will donate ventilators to India. The announcement is seen as a reciprocal gesture of India’s lift on the export ban of the anti-malarial drug Hydroxychloroquine. Hydroxychloroquine India recently lifted the export ban over HCQ drugs. This benefitted the United States to larger extent. Also, US being one of Read More…

India attends 7 nation meeting initiated by USA

On May 13, 2020, the External Affairs ministers represented India at the 7 nation meeting initiated by the United States. Taiwan The meeting was held on the same day, the US Senate passed an act directing the Secretary of the State to frame a strategy to make Taiwan an observer at the World Health Organization. Read More…

US stops WHO funding

On April 15, 2020, the United States stopped its funding towards World Health Organization (WHO). The United States provides 400-500 million USD to the organization annually. Highlights The American President Donald Trump was threatening the world organization that the United States would freeze its funding. The President has now stopped the funding completely accusing the Read More…

China and US bring in aid for India

The United States has announced 2.9 million USD aid for India to fight against COVID-19. Apart from the US, China is to donate more than 1,70,000 Personal Protective Equipment to India. India-China Currently, there are 3,87,000 PPE kits in the country. The domestic supply of the PPE kits will increase after the kits from China Read More…

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