Geopolitics – The rise of China and doubts about USA‘s commitments in Asia has pushed both the countries towards this relationship.
Economic Aspect – Japan is investing heavily in Indian projects.
- The two countries are also working on a joint infrastructure development and connectivity drive traversing the Indian Ocean.
- Their projects span from Myanmar to Sri Lanka to Iran and encompass the Asia-Africa Growth Corridor.
Defence – Indo-Japan joint naval exercises are being regularly organised together with the U.S. Navy. Major arms deals like the ShinMaywa US-2i amphibious aircraft are on the cards. Japanese investments in the strategically places like the Andaman & Nicobar Islands is also likely to help India enhance its security sentinals.