Gujarat Chamber of Commerce & Industry

Delegations to GCCI

GCCI has been actively promoting the object of increasing international business relations by hosting business meeting with visiting foreign delegations and sponsoring business delegations to all the corners of the globe. Apart from MOU signed by GCCI, it also invites various delegations from abroad which encourage bilateral trade and economic co-operation with each of the countries. The following Foreign Delegations have visited Gujarat chamber of Commerce and Industries.

Gujarat Chamber of Commerce & Industry  organized  Interactive  meeting  with the H.E.  Ms.  Ann  Ollestad , Consulate General  of Norway  in India on January 3 151, 2018 at 3:00 PM onwards at GCCI. The aim of Interactive meeting was to discuss opportunities of bilateral trade and strengthening relation between  India and Norway. Women entrepreneurs from GCCI Women Wing (BWW) remained present in the meeting.

 

Shri Shailesh Patwari, President, GCCI welcomed H.E. Ms. Ann Ollestad, Consulate General of Norway in India and briefed about the strength of Gujarat in trade and industry. He mentioned that Norway has set an excellent example to the world in recycling waste, waste management practices and preserving environment. He highlighted that the two countries could further strengthen bilateral trade relations in various sectors such as Waste Treatment, IT, Science

& Technology, Healthcare, ship building, marine/sub-sea drilling equipment, hydropower, clean energy, paint manufacturer, telecom etc.

 

H.E. Ms. Ann Ollestad, Consulate General of Norway in India, highlighted in her address that Norway is keen on increasing business tie-ups with India and Gujarat is their preferred state. She mentioned that the "Innovation" spirit in Norway combined with "Entrepreneurial" spirit in Gujarat can boost business between the two countries. She emphasized the need to exchange high level delegation and mentioned that their delegation would visit India for B2B meetings in the month of April. She further mentioned that Norway is aggressively promoting cleaner and greener ports by electrifying ports and using renewable sources of energy.

 

The Interactive Meeting concluded with a Vote of Thanks by President.

 

Gujarat Chamber of Commerce & Industry organized an Interactive Meeting with H.E. Md. Lutfor Rahman , Deputy High Commissioner, Bangladesh on January 17, 2018 at 05 :00 PM at GCCI. It was a courtesy meeting as a part of strengthening and facilitating bilateral trade relation between India and Bangladesh.

Shri Shailesh Patwari, President, GCCI welcomed the Deputy High Commissioner and briefed about the strength of Gujarat in trade and industry. He highlighted that the two countries could strengthen trade relations in various sectors such as Agriculture , Textiles, Power and Energy, Sugar, Shipbuildi ng, Pharmaceuticals , Fertilizers, Brick Manufacturing , Ceramic, Cement, Paper and Plastics, Education, IT & Healthcare . He invited Bangladesh as the "Country Partner" in the GCCI initiative, "Farm 2 Fashion 2018, Indian Texti le Global Summit" on March 23-25, 2018 and requested all the textile 1:.;ompanies of Bangladesh to participate and strengthen bilateral trade between the two countries in the textile sector.

H.E. Md. Lutfor Rahman, Deputy High Commissioner, Bangladesh applauded  the busi ness spirit of Gujarat and mentioned that Bangladesh is keen on increasi ng busi ness tie-ups with India  and Gujarat is their preferred state. He shared the Development Vision 2020 of Bangladesh to become a modernized, technologically advanced and self­ reliant economy and solicited the support of India in achieving this vision.  He highlighted and appreciated the political stability between the two countries. He emphasized the need to exchange high level delegation, conducting trade shows and other trade promotion activities to promote bilateral relation between both the countries.

The Interactive Meeting concluded with a Vote of Thanks by the President.

Gujarat Chamber of Commerce & Industry organized Interactive meetings with the Israel Delegation on January 11-12, 2018 from 11:00 AM to 6:30 PM at GCCI. The Interactive meeting includes six sessions for six different sectors including CSR (Orcam), Fire-Fighting, Port Security, Smart City, Waste Water Treatment and Cyber Security which are divided in two-day program.

 

Shri Shailesh Patwari, President, GCCI welcomed Delegates from Israel and briefed about the strength of Gujarat in trade and industry. He highlighted that the two countries could further strengthen bilateral trade relations in various sectors such as Agriculture, Defense manufacturing, Security, Science, Technology and Education.

 

The meeting initiated with the session on Orcam MyEye on 11th Jan, 2018 from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM. Mr. Sam Marshall, CEO & MD, Marshall Integrated Services highlighted the advantages of OrCam MyEye, which is a technology to help blind and visually impaired people to achieve increased independence. Mr. Raymond Soloman, Consultant, Marshall Integrated Services detailed out benefits of the wearable artificial vision device which discreetly reads text, recognizes faces, products, all in real time. Live demonstration of technology was done on blind/visually impaired and they gave positive feedback.

 

Second session was of Fire Fighting from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM, in which different technology including fire extinguishing agents, automatic suppression systems, passive fire protection, fire extinguishing systems in a wide variety of industrial plants, hazardous materials storage facilities, infrastructure sites and buildings were presented. Use of powder technology & foam technology along with fire retardants protection coatings & fire protection sealants was also presented in the meeting.

 

Mr. Skornik Tal, Founder, Clear Zone, in his presentation on Port Security explained in detail about comprehensive technology solutions for port security such as anti-piracy, underwater security, cable laying protection, and investigation measures which could enhance the security features of ports.

 

The other three sessions of Smart & Safe cities, Waste Water Treatment and Cyber Security would be held on 12th Jan 2018 at GCCI between 10:30 AM to 4:00 PM.

 

 

Gujarat Chamber of Commerce & Industry organized Interactive meetings with the Israel Delegation on January 11-12, 2018 from 11:00 AM to 6:30 PM at GCCI. The Interactive meeting included sessions for six different sectors including CSR (Orcam), Fire-Fighting, Port Security, Smart City, Waste Water Treatment and Cyber Security which were divided in two-day program.

 

Shri Shailesh Patwari, President, GCCI informed the participants that various sessions on Orcam, Fire Fighting and Port Security were held on 11th Jan and they were very fruitful to the participants.

 

The meeting initiated with the session of Smart & Safe Cities on 12th Jan, 2018 from 10:30 AM to 12:00 Noon. Mr. Skornik Tal, Founder, Clear Zone enlightened on importance of having Security Information Systems which are real time and have rapid response systems in order to ensure a safe city. He further highlighted use of Digital Communication and Data Intelligence Center to control & command any unwarranted emergency situation such as explosion, fire, theft, terrorist attack, etc. for safe city.

 

Second session was of Waste Water treatment from 12:00 Noon to 1:30 PM was presented by Mr. Suneet Kaul, Sentro Technology/ AQWISE. Various advanced waste-water treatment technologies such as aerobic and anaerobic solutions, MBBR technologies, bio-film based technologies for treatment of industrial water, municipal water & drinking water were discussed in the meeting.

 

Lastly, Cyber Security session was presented by Mr. Skornik Tal, Founder, Clear Zone, renowned Security expert in Israel. The session covered the dangers posed by various cyber threats such as malware, spyware, trojans, viruses, backdoors, keyloggers, etc. and various measures to overcome these cyber threats through deep net, fishing, information security, social engineering, etc. were discussed.

 

The Interactive Meeting concluded with a Vote of Thanks and ensured strengthening of India-Israel bilateral relations in times to come.

Gujarat Chamber of Commerce & Industry organized an Interactive Meeting with the Consulate General of the Republic of Korea in Mumbai on January 09, 20 18 at 02:30 PM at GCCI. An MoU was signed between GCCI and the Consulate General of the Republic of Korea in Mumbai as a part of strengthening and facilitating bilateral trade relation between India and South Korea.

Shri Shailesh Patwari, President, GCCI welcomed and briefed about the strength of Gujarat in trade and industry. He highlighted that the two countries could strengthen trade relations in various sectors such as Defence Manufacturing, Textiles, IT, Electronics, Automobiles, Life Sciences, Pharmaceuticals , Healthcare, Tourism, and Education.

Mr. Soungeun Kim, Consul General, South Korea emphasized the need to exchange high level delegation, conducting trade shows and other trade promotion activities to promote  economies  of both  the countries. He mentioned  that Korean companies are keen on investing in India and Gujarat is their preferred state.

 The Interactive Meeting concluded with a Vote of Thanks by the President.

Gujarat Chamber of Commerce & Industry organized an Interactive Session with Indo Canada Chamber of Commerce Delegation (ICCC) on January 09, 2018 at 04:00 PM at GCCI. MoU was renewed between Gujarat Chamber of Commerce & Industry and Indo Canada Chamber of Commerce as a part of strengthening bilateral business relation between India and Canada. The delegates of Canada came from various sectors such as Agriculture and Food Processing, ICT & Advance Manufacturing, Financial Services, Business Immigration, Education and Skill Development.

In his Welcome Address, Shri Shailesh Patwari, President, GCCI mentioned that there are various areas of mutual cooperation between India and Canada such as engineering, energy, food processing, agriculture, IT, Pharma,Solar  and various others which can be a win-win situation for the business of both the countries. and mentioned that the total Bilateral trade between India and Canada is around Canadian $ 8 billion.

 Mr. Dhanjal Kanwar - President, Indo-Canada Chamber of Commerce and Leader of the Delegation in India highlighted about ICCC’s India Mission 2018 which focused on Cooperation and collaboration among the SMEs, Bilateral investment opportunities and Invited for Indian companies to visit Canada. He mentioned that both the chambers should start interaction on regular basis. Exchange members profile to boost trade relations.

 The program concluded with interactive session between the business delegates of ICCC and Gujarat and vote of thanks by Dr. Jaimin Vasa, Sr. Vice President, GCCI.

Gujarat Chamber of Commerce & Industry (GCCI) organized an Interactive Meeting with Turkish-Indian Chamber of Commerce & Industry (TICCI) on December 20, 20 17 at 03:00PM at GCCI. Mr. Saban Kucukzoroglu, Vice President, Turkish Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry (TICCI) represented their Chamber. An MoU was signed between GCCI and TICCI as a part of strengthening bilateral trade relations between the two countries.

 

Shri Shailesh Patwari, President, GCCI welcomed them and briefed about the strength of Gujarat in trade and industry.

 

Mr. Saban Kucukzoroglu, Vice President, TICCI highlighted about the activities of TICCI. Mr. Saban also represented the company of Pierre Cardin, a French fashion brand offering around 30 product lines ranging from clothing, leather accessories, bags, suitcases, home furnishings, rugs to perfumes to many more. He mentioned that Pierre Cardin can offer opportunity  to Indian industries to grow their business by entering into a licensing agreement with them. With this licensing arrangement, the Indian companies will be able to utilize the marketing capabilities and brand exposure, and manufacture their product of international quality. Through this interactive meeting, GCCI made an effort to boost the Make In India" campaign, laid by Hon 'ble Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi .

The Interactive Meeting concluded with a Vote of Thanks by the President.

Gujarat Chamber of Commerce and Industry had organized an Interactive session with the Russian Delegation to Gujarat, India. The delegation was led by Mr. Aleksandr Beliaev, Director, Department of Foreign Relations, Russian Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Tomsk Region. The Delegation revealed interest to discuss the bilateral trade related matters with the purpose to enhance the economy and trade cooperation between Gujarat, India, and Russia’s Tomsk Region. Delegates even endeavored to meet GCCI Members one to one and captured bilateral trade intelligence in the focus sectors such as: Chemicals, Electronics, PVC & Plastic & polymer composites manufacturers, and Glass Manufacturers,Pharmaceuticals, Medical Equipment Manufacturers & Sellers and Zicron Oxide Ceramics (for plastering purpose) manufacturers, Sewage Treatment, Artificial & Synthetic Fiber (Technical Textile and Textile machine manufacturers), Oil & Gas, Iron & Steel, and Medical Training Education and Industrial Health & Safety.