17 March 2016
An Andrews Labor Government supported trade mission to India promoting Victoria’s health, aged care, ICT, sport and environmental industries began today.
More than 20 Victorian delegates will showcase their services sector expertise during the Victoria Week Trade Mission to India, which runs until Friday, encouraging business partnerships.
India has the second fastest growing services sector in the world, offering significant opportunities for Victorian organisations.
The delegation will participate in a comprehensive program of meetings, site visits, industry roundtables and networking events in Mumbai, Bangalore, Ahmedabad and New Delhi, before taking part in the Global Exhibition on Services, which will be launched by the Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi.
Quotes attributable to Minister for Small Business, Innovation and Trade, Adem Somyurek
“India has the second fastest growing services sector in the world, and we’re supporting Victorian businesses to get a foothold in the market, meaning more jobs for our state.”
“This trade mission will give our businesses the chance to build partnerships, experience the Indian market first hand and gain valuable insights into new opportunities.”
“Our relationship with India is strong and we’re working to increase our trade with their booming market, creating jobs and driving growth now and into the future.”
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