AIBC is honoured to have hosted a special session on 24 May for Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s high-level delegation of the senior Indian government, and trade and investment officials in Sydney, providing members with an opportunity to interact with these decision-makers.
Invest India, India’s National Investment Promotion and Facilitation Agency briefed businesses and the NSW Government on bilateral business support initiatives to make it easier to do business in India and to encourage Australian investment.
The delegation included the Secretary of the Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT), Rajesh Kumar Singh and Invest India’s leadership team of Priya Rawat, Sai Sudha Chandrasekaran and Yashika Khurana, who connected with Australian businesses to explore opportunities in the lead up to the Comprehensive Economic Cooperation Agreement (CECA) being finalised later this year.
The meeting discussed business experiences across several sectors including education, healthcare-medtech, fintech, critical minerals, advanced manufacturing and agritech. Opportunities in Green Hydrogen technology partnerships and low-cost solar energy generation capacity building were also discussed.
Also present at the session were Austrade, Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT), Investment NSW, Business NSW, Export Council of Australia, Business Council of Australia, CGI Sydney High Commission of India, Canberra, and Australia Smart Energy Council to name a few.