Canada showcases trade, investment opportunities in Gujarat

January 17th, 2011 - 7:09 pm ICT by ANI  

New Delhi, Jan.17 (ANI): Canada was a partner country at the fifth edition of the biennial Vibrant Gujarat investors summit that was held last week in Gandhinagar, Gujarat.

Canada fielded a strong business delegation, including from top Canadian firms from the information and communications technologies, oil and gas, infrastructure, clean technology and financial services sectors. A number of Canada’s provinces and federal agencies also participated.

Canada showcased Canadian commercial strengths in India, promoted Canada as an investment destination of choice, and provided a platform for Canadian businesses to engage with their Indian counterparts.

Canada’s High Commissioner to India Stewart Beck said, “Canada and India are committed to increasing annual bilateral trade to 15 billion dollars within the next five years. Canada is an innovative and business friendly country. Our participation at Vibrant Gujarat 2011 highlights Canada’s strengths, and showcases the natural synergies and economies of scale that Indian and Canadian business share.” (ANI)

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