Trump also said countries outside of the Asia-Pacific are also making "great strides in this new chapter for the Indo-Pacific".
Hosts India exited U-17 World Cup after three straight defeats with their spirits uncrushed happy at theirachievement despite their defeat as this was the first time that that India played in this World Cup. It is a sovereign democracy, as well as - think of this - over 1 billion people.
Trump and Prime Minister Modi are scheduled to attend the East Asia Summit beginning next week.
United States President Donald Trump on Friday praised Prime Minister Narendra Modi during the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Summit for bringing the country's people "together as one.very, very successfully".
"Since India opened its economy, it has achieved astounding growth and a new world of opportunities for its expanding middle class", Trump said.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi who is a self-proclaimed sports enthusiast was also present at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in New Delhi during the inauguration ceremony of the Federation Internationale de Football Association U-17 World Cup.
Earlier, a senior Trump administration official told reporters travelling with the President from China to Vietnam said that India is a major economy that has registered fast growth.
"When the United States enters into a trading relationship with other countries or other peoples, we will from now on expect that our partners will faithfully follow the rules", he said in the seaside resort of Danang. Both Modi and Trump might have an interaction during their meeting at the East Asia Summit.
"We will confront the destructive practices of forcing businesses to surrender their technology to the state, and forcing them into joint ventures in exchange for market access", the USA president said.