Austria–India relations refers to the bilateral ties between Austria and India. Indo-Austrian relations were established in May 1949 by the first Prime Minister of India Jawaharlal Nehru and the Chancellor of Austria Leopold Figl. Historically, Indo-Austrian ties have been particularly strong and India intervened in June 1953 in Austria's favour while negotiations were going on with Soviet Union about the Austrian State Treaty. There is an Indian embassy in Vienna, Austria's capital, which is concurrently accredited to the United Nations offices in the city. Austria is represented in India by its embassy and Trade commission in New Delhi, India's capital, as well as Honorary Consulates in Mumbai, Kolkata, Chennai and Goa.
According to the Embassy of India in Vienna, India exported goods worth €558.72 million in 2011, which was an increase of 210% in the first decade of the twenty-first century. In 2011, India imported goods worth €817.74 million from Austria which was an increase by 320% in the decade 2002–2011.
Austria is an unknown entity for the majority of Indians.
The 1959 Academy awards winning musical The Sound of Music, extremely popular among the minority Anglo-Indian anglophone population, has led to Austria being associated with Germany and Switzerland.
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