Commerce Secretary Rita Teaotia leads delegation to LatAm countries to boost trade

Posted by Daily Shipping Times on 17-05-2017        Tweet

NEW DELHI: Aiming to boost India's economic and trade engagement with Latin American nations, Commerce Secretary Rita Teaotia is leading a delegation to Ecuador and Colombia from May 15-20.

In Ecuador, Teaotia along with other Senior Government officials, will attend the first meeting of the Joint Economic and Trade Committee (JETCO).

The delegation comprises senior officials from leading Indian companies from sectors such as pharma, Ayurveda, textile, IT, automobiles, agro-chemicals, railways, telecom etc.

The delegation will also participate in an interaction at the JETCO meeting scheduled on May 17 in Guayaquil, Ecuador. The delegation accompanying the Commerce Secretary, will arrive in Colombia on May 17 and participate in the Joint Working Group and Joint Meeting of Business Development Cooperation spread over two days," said industry body FICCI, which is coordinating the visit.

Colombia has seen huge investments from Indian companies in recent years and is a gateway to other Pacific Alliance grouping markets consisting of Mexico, Chile and Peru.