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WTC Mumbai To Host 3-Month Long Connect India International Trade Show

(MENAFN- KNN India) WTC Mumbai to host 3-month long Connect India International Trade Show

Mumbai, June 23 (KNN) M. Visvesvarya Industrial Research and Development Centre (MVIRDC) World Trade Center (WTC) Mumbai is organising the Connect India International Trade Show that will go live online from August 1 till November 1.

Indian micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) will have access to USD 3.7 trillion market at the three month long digital trade show.

Speaking at webinar organised to launch the trade show, Vijay Kalantri, Chairman, MVIRDC WTC Mumbai said,“Indian MSMEs to access USD 3.7 trillion market across eight focus sectors in 10 participating countries including Germany, China, USA, Vietnam, Philippines, Canada, South Africa and Qatar in this online Trade Show.”

These 10 countries together account for 27% of world population, or more than one quarter of the world consumer market, Kalantri said.

The eight key sectors that will be the focus area at the trade show includes engineering, pharmaceuticals & healthcare, renewable energy, agro processing, auto-components, textile & home decor, telecom, technology & ICT, which cumulatively contribute 50% of India's total merchandise exports in 2020.

Connect India is an initiative to facilitate at least 500 Indian companies leverage the global network of 320 WTCs representing more than 1 million companies across the world.

The digital platform will also promote exchange of technology, joint ventures, investment and other forms of collaboration with the participating countries.

In his remarks, MrScott Wang, Vice President – Asia Pacific, World Trade Centers Association (WTCA), New York informed,“Connect India 2022 is a collaborative initiative between WTC Mumbai and WTCA's Market Access Program.”

Thanking WTC Mumbai for being a host of their Market Access Program by launching Connect India 2022, he said WTCA Market Access Program will have match-making events, one-to-one meetings, seminars, dedicated pavilions and booths for exhibitors to promote products and services of participating companies.

The event was also addressed by Linh Huynh, Executive Director, World Trade Center Binh Duong New City and Xiaolan Zhu, Chief Executive Officer, World Trade Center Haikou. (KNN Bureau)


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