The Russian leader said he sought only to recover outlay on the French-built warships, a 1.2-billion-euro deal suspended over the Ukraine crisis.
Indian Prime Minister Narenda Modi said India had agreed to buy 36 Rafale jets which will be built in France, in a deal worth 4 billion euros.
With a March 31st deadline to ongoing talks, France has adopted harder line over conditions of a deal which the US wants to conclude swiftly.
President François Hollande has confirmed a 5 billion-euro deal with Egypt for the off-the-shelf sale of the jets, a frigate and military equipment.
After a costly pilots' strike last month, initial agreement has been reached for crews flying Transavia planes to retain Air France benefits.
The French President claimed a victory for his country's 'key role' in the terms of an international deal reached on Iran's nuclear programme.
French retail giant Auchan has signed a franchise deal with Indian chain Max Hypermarket, with plans to open up to 15 stores annually across India.
Troubled French carmaker PSA Peugeot Citroën signs deal with Toyota to make light commercial vehicles for the Japanese firm to sell in Europe.