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Doing Business in India

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Name: Doing Business in India
Date: June 26, 2017
Time: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM CDT
Registration: Register Now
Event Description:

Small and medium sized businesses interested in exploring and expanding to India will receive market insights when speaking to Jagat Shah, a private sector business mentor and partner of Commercial Service India.  The briefing seeks to engage small businesses as well as economic development organizations, and business associations to encourage trade through private sector partners under the Government of India’s mission mode programs of Smart Cities, Digital India, Start-up India, Skill India, and other initiatives.
 
Why India:
  • Top Exports to India: Civil Aircraft and Spare Parts, Machinery, and Electrical Machinery
  • Increasing economy growth rate from 6.6% to 7.2% in 2014-15. Expected continued increase due to market liberalization and promotion of domestic manufacturing
  • India’s growing middle class is the 4th fast growing source of foreign direct investment into the US
  • “Make in India” initiative attempting to increase manufacturing from 16% to 25% of GDP share and add 100 million jobs 
  • Smart Cities program attempting to improve urban development/ infrastructure in 100 cities
  • Fields such as information technology and engineering make opportunities abundant
 
Why Attend the Briefing?
  • Learn about general export market opportunities to India including joint venture opportunities for manufacturing
  • Learn about R&D/IP opportunities and the regulatory environment associated with export of products in the healthcare, biosciences and Fintech sectors
  • Learn about business styles and approaches, as well as consumer behavior in different states. 
 
Key Export Opportunities:
Agribusiness, civil Aviation, corrosion control, defense, education services, environment and water, healthcare and medical equipment, infrastructure/smart cities, mining and mineral processing equipment, power and reusable energy, supply chain management, travel and tourism.
 
Location:
WTCNO Office
365 Canal Street, Suite 1120
New Orleans, LA 70130
Date/Time Information:
1:00pm-3:00pm
Fees/Admission:
Attendance is complimentary, however, seating is limited. Please register to reserve your seat.
 
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