Anand Sharma to inaugurate India-Asean Business Fair tomorrow

March 1st, 2011 - 8:10 pm ICT by ANI  

New Delhi, Mar 1 (ANI): Commerce and Industry Minister Anand Sharma will inaugurate the two-day India-ASEAN Business Fair and Business Conclave 2011 here on Wednesday.

The Trade and Industry Ministers from ten ASEAN Countries including Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam will deliver special address on the occasion.

The conclave is being jointly organised by the Ministry of Commerce and Industry and Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI).

The focus sectors of display and interest of businesses during the fair are banking, tourism, automotive, construction, oil and gas, pharmaceutical, cosmetics, chemicals, light engineering, electrical equipments, aluminium and stainless steel, training, health products, infrastructure, transportation logistic services, shipbuilding and repairs, jewellery, garments and food processing.

Over 500 businesses from India and ASEAN countries would be participating in India-ASEAN Business Fair and Business Conclave.

Indian majors like Tata Motors, BHEL, IRCON, APTECH, WAPCOS are also showcasing their product lines. The main sectors of cooperation between India and ASEAN are: Agriculture and Food Processing, Infrastructure, Tourism, Automotive, Education, Pharmaceuticals, Textiles, IT, amongst others. (ANI)

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