Politics India and Germany to sign 15 MoUs during Chancellor Angela Merkel's visit Updated : October 31, 2019 07:04 PM IST Chancellor Merkel will be accompanied by 12 cabinet ministers and a large business delegation as well. During a discussion in parliament, German foreign minister Heiko Maas described India as a pillar of stability in South Asia. Bilateral trade between the two countries stands at approximately $20 billion and German companies have invested $11.7 billion in FDI since 2000. Subscribe to Moneycontrol PRO at just Rs.33/- per month for the first year. Use code SUPERPRO. Limited period offer. Available on Web and Android.