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Doing Business in India

Essex Chambers of Commerce. 34a Star Lane, Great Wakering, Essex SS3 0FF

Wednesday 17th May 2017
10:00am - 12:30pm

This event is now fully booked.  If you have any queries, please contact our International Trade Team on 01702 560100.


Are you looking to export to India but don’t know where to start or do you already export but would like to do more?

Join us at our Round Table with the Experts to discover how India is transforming. Our presenters from UK India Business Council, UK Export Finance & Department of International Trade will cover the current economic growth, the Indian government’s new policies to attract foreign direct investment, key sectors and support available to UK businesses.

India is one of the fastest growing economies in the world and the UK is the third largest investor in India. Under Prime Minister Modi the Indian economy has accelerated past China and is leading the league of foreign direct investment (FDI). With a number of new measures, the Indian government aims to encourage further foreign direct investment and ease of doing business.
India is a market which requires a patience and a long-term strategy to be successful. This event will provide you with the information and guidelines to help you achieve that success.

Date: Wednesday 17th May 2017, 10.00am – 12.30pm (refreshments included)
Venue: Essex Chambers of Commerce. 34a Star Lane, Great Wakering, Essex SS3 0FF
Cost to attend: (Inc. VAT) £15 Members and £25 Non-Members

Siddharth Mukne – UK India Business Council
Siddharth is a Regional Head at UKIBC and is responsible for engaging with companies across South & East of England and South Wales with an interest in the Indian market. He has a strong background in business development, project management & operations, having worked with multinational engineering & life science companies across Europe & India. Originally from India, where he lived & studied his polymer engineering & International trade management. Siddarth also holds an Executive MBA & Masters in International Marketing from UK universities.
David Scott - UK Export Finance
David spent his early career in sales and marketing in the drinks industry working with UK brewers and Diageo in the UK and International arena. Working with Prudential, Citibank, HSBC, BOC and a wide cross-section of SMEs he delivered business and marketing consultancy to help them expand. David was a director of business support agencies such as Park Royal Partnership in London before joining UK Export Finance as one of their export finance managers focused on supporting export businesses operating out of the East Anglia region.   
David Earp - Department for International Trade
Prior to joining The Department for International Trade (DIT) 19 years ago, David ran his own international marketing consultancy delivering strategic business advice to large corporations. As a senior executive within a diverse range of global industrial and consumer businesses, David’s business background covers beverages, digital communications, industrial electronics, surface coating and chemicals. During his time with DIT, David developed Passport to Export and Gateway to Global Growth models both adopted nationally. David is country champion for India, to where he has led DIT trade missions. He is a Chartered Marketer and Trustee Director of the Institute of Export and, since 1995, has lectured on International Marketing for the Cambridge Marketing College.

Please note – if you do not receive confirmation 48 hours after booking your place, please contact the International Trade Team on 01702 560100.

All event bookings need to be made and paid online only unless we have agreed alternative arrangements with you in advance of the event.  If you have any queries, please contact our Accounts Manager Rachael Hogg on 01206 363721.

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