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President Trump kicked off a visit to India with an address to tens of thousands of people in a cricket stadium in Ahmedabad, in the state of Gujarat. The speech praised India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi and highlighted the success of recent policies to improve the country. We looked at some of the claims. CLAIM 1: TRUMP SAID: "SINCE THE TURN OF THE CENTURY, THE SIZE OF THE INDIAN ECONOMY HAS GROWN OVER SIX TIMES IN SIZE.". Reality check: Measured in terms of GDP - the sum of the value of goods and services produced in the economy - President Trump is correct. In 2000, India's GDP was $477 billion, according to the International Monetary Fund (IMF). By 2019, that figure had risen to an estimated $2,940bn. Full story

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