US trade mission to visit India next month

Source: Business standard, Oct 07, 2011

Washington: The India-US World Affairs Institute will lead a certified trade mission to India in collaboration with the US Department of Commerce later this year.

The trade mission will visit Hyderabad, Mumbai and New Delhi between November 26 and December 3, a media release announced.It will offer US companies in several high technology sectors the opportunity to experience the substantial opportunities that exist in India first-hand.The mission will focus on sectors such as aerospace, defence and homeland security, civil aviation, energy, higher education, information and communications technologies and life sciences and food technology, among others.

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Cameron hoping to forge new special relationship with visit to India

The Prime Minister is flying out to Delhi this week – and he means business.

When David Cameron stands on the grounds of India’s best-known IT company this week and makes his pitch for building a “new special relationship” between Britain and India, he will no doubt have in mind the thoughts of a previous visitor to the Infosys campus.

It was after visiting the Bangalore headquarters of the IT pioneer that the Pulitzer-winning author, Thomas Friedman, came up with both the idea and the title of his book, The World is Flat. The idea contained within his treatise on the globalised economy was that in the interconnected business world of the 21st century, all players were equal. India, in particular, had lots to offer.

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Multisector Trade Mission from Italian System of Chambers of Commerce

19 – 25 September, 2009, Italian Delegation to India

Mumbai, New Delhi, Bangalore and Pune

The Indo-Italian Chamber, in collaboration with Unioncamere e Vicenza Qualità, the Special Agency for Promotion of Vicenza’s Chamber of Commerce, is organizing a multi-sector trade mission of 40-45 Italian companies to India.

The mission is scheduled to visit 2 Indian cities: Mumbai will be the first halt, while the second will be New Delhi, Bangalore or Pune depending upon the industry sector.
The mission will have on the one hand the aim of presenting Italian companies to the opportunities offered by the Indian market and also to arrange targeted b2b meetings with interested local companies.
The participating Italian companies will be mainly from the following industrial sectors:
– Furniture (home and contract)
– Machinery and Industrial Automation
– Renewable Energy and Environment
– Building & Construction
– Components for Infrastructure

These companies will be from several different industrial regions of Italy and the participating partners from the Italian Chamber system are: Ancona Promuove, Aries, Aspin Frosinone, Ceipiemonte, Centro Estero Veneto, Lucca Promos, Mondimpresa, Promofirenze, PromoSiena, Treviso Glocal, Unioncamere Emilia Romagna, Unioncamere Lombardia, Vicenza Qualità and the Chambers of Commerce of Belluno, Bologna, Bolzano, Ferrara, Rimini, Udine, Vercelli

For more information on the initiative, please contact:
Mr. Amar Joshi
Tel. +91.22.2436.8186

Source : Indiaitaly  10/08/09

Trade Mission from the UK of Biotechnology and Pharmaceutical companies to India from 15 – 20 June 2009

UK Trade and Investment is bringing an outward mission from the UK of Biotechnology and Pharmaceutical companies to India from 15th – 20th June 2009, assisted by INDOLINK. The Mission will visit Mumbai on 15th, 16th & 17th June 09 and Bangalore on 18th, 19th, 20th June 09.

UK Trade & Investment is the government organization that helps UK-based companies succeed in the global economy and assists overseas companies to bring their high quality investment to the UK. The company profiles of the delegates participating in this Trade Mission are: Company Profiles

The UK’s Biotech sector is the largest in Europe and the second largest in the world (after the US).

For further details, please visit: Life Sciences Flyer

If you are interested in b2b meetings with UK companies or for further information on the sector or upcoming events contact:

Priya Varadarajan

Senior Trade and Investment Adviser, UK Trade and Investment – India

Tel: +91 (80) 22 100 200;


Amec Trade Mission to New Delhi & Mumbai: May 25-29, 2009

AMEC is a non-profit-making business association with over 35 years of experience in the promotion of exports and the internationalization of companies in various sectors:

A group of Spanish companies would be part of the Trade Mission which will visit Delhi & Mumbai from May 25 till May 29, 2009. The Indian business contacts that the visiting SpanishTrade Mission would be looking for are: distributors, agents, clients, associations relating to the following sectors.

The prefix index represent the amex code:

AEFEMAC: manufacturers and marketers of machinery for the meat industry

AFESPAN: machinery, ovens and equipment for bread-making, pastry-making and similara

ALIMENTEC: machinery technology, ingredients and services for the food industry

AMECMA: equipment and services for the environment

AMELEC: electrical and electronic material

AMTEX: textile machinery constructors

ASCON: bathroom and construction equipment companies

ENVASGRAF: machinery for packaging

IMAPC: machinery for plastic and rubber

URBIS: urban and traffic equipment


The EU India Chambers will lead a Reverse Trade Mission to Spain

At the request of AMEC(, The EU India Chambers will lead a Reverse Trade Mission to Spain  comprising of Indian Companies from packaging and food technology industry as delegates to  Barcelona from May 11-15, 2009.
The trade mission aims to

  • familiarise/appreciate the advances in packaging and food technology industry. By visiting Two leading trade fairs, viz Hispack & Bta. being held simultaneously at Barcelona
  • prepare the potential Indian visitor’s agendas with Spanish companies exhibiting or not in HISPACK BTA to foment commercial exchanges between both countries.
  • Discussion forum in the form of seminars, Technical sessions, pre arranged B2B meetings etc between Indian &Spanish companies, etc.

The details of the Trade fairs and the exhibitors could be accessed from the following sites

The profile of the participating  Indian companies  on the packaging and food processing sector must be:

  • – Importers or Distributors of food processing machinery.
  • – Food Processors
  • – Food Processing Machinery Importers or Distributors
  • – Packaging machinery importers or distributors

It is proposed to enlist 20-25  eligible indian companies for participation in the Trade Mission as delegates from amongst the application received.

From the enlisted companies 15 companies are expected to be selected by the AMEC after due verification process.

The selected companies would be invited to join the Trade Mission whose travel and stay would be taken care of by the overseas organisers.  Usual disclaimers will apply and details of travel schedule etc would be provided to selected candidates.

Interested companies need to express their interest in the prescribed application form with a  non refundable registration fee of Rs 25, 000  payable by a DD or Ch on Mumbai in favour of The Council of EU chambers of Commerce in India.  As a rule applications from members of the EU India Chambers only will be considered and non member applicants have a choice to become members by completing the Membership application formalities separately for which please contact

The Registration and application form is attached and it should be submitted latest by April 17, 2009 by e mail as well as a hard copy.  The cut of date for preparing a list of companies interested to join the Mission will be April 17, 2009

The intending applicants need to clearly understand upfront that the EU India Chambers merely facilitates the Trade Mission and assume no responsibility/liability with regard to their business or   grievances connected with the Trade Mission.

While all information has been uploaded by the organisers in the respective web sites, members interested in seeking additional information may write to us and we  shall endeavour to obtain such clarifications as may be provided by the organisers and pass on to them

Interested members/non members (subject to their agreeing to become members) may send in their forms latest by April 17, 2009.

Trade mission organization in India for Chamber of Commerce of Málaga and Technological Park of Andalucía

Company/ Institute name: Chamber of Commerce of Malaga (Spain) & PTA (Technological Park of Andalucia, Spain)
Year/ place: 2008, Bangalore, Pune and Mumbai
Sector: Information Technology
Services provided: Consulting services for organizing an IT trade mission such as common and individual agenda organization, logistics, etc.

Fifteen IT companies from Malaga, located in the Technological Park of Andalucia came along with PTA and the Chamber of Commerce of Málaga in order to grasp a better knowledge of the IT sector and companies of India.

The individual meetings with Indian counterparts were complemented with joint visits to important Indian IT companies like INFOSYS and PERSYSTENT.


Click here to see more pictures of the trade mission.

1st Automotive Encounter organized by Chamber of Commerce of Bilbao in Pune (India)

Company/ Institute name: Chamber of Commerce of Bilbao
Year/ place: 2007, Pune (Maharashtra)
Sector: Promotion agencies
Services provided: Consulting services for organizing Trade Mission & Visit Agenda for Spanish companies

From 1-5 October 2007, eight Spanish companies, manufacturers of automotive components, as well as machinery and systems for the automotive sector participated in a trade mission from the automotive sector in Pune (India).
The visits were concentrated in Pune, the “Detroit of India” and the participants had the opportunity to visit Indian automotive giants such as TATA and BAJAJ.
Apart from the combined visits, individual visits of the representatives of Five Spanish Companies who were a part of this delegation were organized with Indian Companies, located at Pune, which they found interesting and useful.