Post COVID-19 Prospects for India-Japan Economic Partnership

India’s nuclear explosions in May 1998 did see Japan taking an aggressive stand on the issue of nuclear proliferation. Nonetheless, the diplomatic impasse was short and ended with Japanese Prime Minister Yoshiro Mori’s visit to India in August 2000. The two countries announced a Global Partnership between Japan and India in the 21st Century and Japan lifted all nuclear-related economic sanctions on India on October 26, 2001.The Strategic and Global Partnership between India and Japan was established in 2006 and since then a multitude of Joint Statements and dialogues have added substantive layers to this partnership. Recently in December 2015, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Prime Minister Shinzo Abe unveiled the India and Japan Vision 2025: Special Strategic and Global Partnership Working Together for Peace and Prosperity of the Indo-Pacific Region and the World, which reflects a broad.