"India is a country with a long history and a large population (more than one billion people, nearly half living in poverty). Given that it is the world's most populous democracy, a U.S. ally in anti-terrorism efforts, and a potentially major export market, India's economic development and its trade relations with the United States are of concern to Congress. This report will be updated as events warrant."
CRS Report for Congress, RS21502
United States. Dept. of State. Bureau of Public Affairs. Foreign Press Centers: http://fpc.state.gov/