International Business Networking Seminar for Global Trade
Bengaluru, Karnataka April 24,2022
The International Business Networking Seminar organized by Global India Business Forum focused on
enhancing mutual trade relations among various nations.
GIBF has always been on the forefront for promoting MSMEs and other businesses at the global level and providing a platform to them to expand globally. The seminar held at Radisson Blu Atria was on the same lines.
The speakers for the seminar were – His Excellency Dr Roger Gopaul, High Commissioner of Trinidad and Tobago, New Delhi; Mr Vitaly Mirutko, Senior Counselor of the Embassy of Belarus in India; Mr Nilesh Kumar, Counselor at Fiji High Commission, New Delhi and Mr Moustapha Diori, Counselor at Niger High Commission, New Delhi. The seminar was introduced by the Global President of GIBF, Jitendra Joshi. The speakers shed light on business opportunities in their respective countries and mutual trade prospects. The seminar was followed by question and answer session.
Speaking about investment opportunities in Trindad and Tobago, HE Dr Roger Gopaul said that there were opportunities for technical support, manufacturing of products like food, beverage and tobacco products; pulp manufacturing, printing and related support activities, inorganic chemicals, organic chemicals, resins and agricultural chemicals; maritime investment opportunities, transshipment etc.
Mr Nilesh Kumar shed light on business opportunities in Fiji like tourism, articles of apparel (not knit or crocheted), pharmaceutical products, machinery, boilers, cereals, plastic, essential oils, perfumes, cosmetics, toiletries, vehicles, pearls, precious stones, metals, coins, pearls, precious stones, electrical, electronic equipment, coffee, tea, spices, articles of iron and steel, etc.
Mr Moustapha Diori spoke about investment opportunities in Niger for machinery, boilers, pharmaceutical products, mineral fuels, oils, distillation products, plastics, electrical, electronic equipment, organic chemicals, paper and paperboard, articles of iron or steel, cosmetics, etc.
Mr Vitaly Mirutko spoke about trade in Belarus for pharmaceutical products, fish, machinery, boilers, articles of iron and steel, cereals, electric, electronic equipment, plastic, fruits, etc.
The speakers explained why investing in their countries would be an advantage for India and what they could export to India.
They said that low business costs, access to global markets, ideal location, climate, people and diverse culture, connectivity, government incentives to investors and many other things make investment in their countries very promising. There was also an interactive session during the presentations wherein the audience got their doubts clarified.