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Webinar on ‘India-Mauritius Comprehensive Economic Cooperation and Partnership Agreement- opportunities and implications’

TPCI is organising a webinar on “India- Mauritius Comprehensive Economic Cooperation and Partnership Agreement – opportunities and implications”, organised by Trade Promotion Council of India on   at 3 pm on 1st July, 2021 (Thursday).

 

In view of the recent Comprehensive Economic Cooperation and Partnership Agreement (CECPA) signed between India and Mauritius on 22 February 2021, this session aims to shed light on the opportunities and implications arising for India. The agreement came into effect on 1st April’ 2021. It covers Trade in Goods, Rules of Origin, Trade in Services, Technical Barriers to Trade (TBT), Sanitary and Phytosanitary (SPS) measures, Dispute Settlement, Movement of Natural Persons, Telecom, Financial services, Customs Procedures and Cooperation in other Areas.

 

This is a first trade agreement India has signed with an African country, thus opening unexplored spaces for the nation. The esteemed panelists from different domains will discuss their perspective on India-Mauritius relations post the agreement.

 

Confirmed Panelists:

• Dr. Srikar K. Reddy, Joint Secretary, Ministry of Commerce & Industry, GOI

• H.E. Mrs. S B Hanoomanjee, High Commissioner of Mauritius to India 

• Mr. Bipin Menon, Development Commissioner, Noida SEZ 

• Dr. Pralok Gupta, Associate Professor-Services & Investment, Centre for WTO Studies, Indian Institute of Foreign Trade, New Delhi

• Prof Ram Upendra Das,Head, Centre for Regional Trade, New Delhi

 

Agendas for discussion:

Why is this agreement significant? 

Is it advantageous for India or Mauritius?

India- Mauritius trade relations and the current geopolitical context? A window to Africa!

Trade complementarities and potential between the two partners

India-Mauritius trade relations and the current geopolitical context

Trade complementarities and potential between the two partners

Issues on tariff and non-tariff barriers

India’s advantage and opportunities in food and services sector

Investment issues between both the countries 

New areas of discussion like conformity of standards and certification carbon emissions, sustainability and startups?

How removing the persistent barriers will impact trade?

 

Date: 1st July 2021 (Thursday)

Mode: Webinar over Zoom  

Time: 3 PM IST

Duration: 1 Hour- 1 Hour 20 mins (Tentative)

 

You are cordially invited to register using the below given link at the earliest as seats are limited. 

 

Registration Link:

 https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_FulWuftsRSuKfL4NJL3NxQ 

 

For further details on the event or any other clarification, please contact

Sameer Pushp (M-9811229110) at sameer.pushp@tpci.in.

 

You can also view the live webcast on our YouTube channel

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCibZMb54XzVLyM3DnZDE7IA


Thanks and Regards,

 

SAMEER PUSHP

Director-Media & Corporate Communication,

Trade Promotion Council of India,

9, Scindia House, Connaught Circus,

New Delhi- 110001, India

T: (91) 11 40727272, 9811229110(mobile)

E: sameer.pushp@tpci.in

W: www.tpci.in

Webinar on ‘India-Mauritius Comprehensive Economic Cooperation and Partnership Agreement- opportunities and implications’

01 July, 2021

Details

Date: July 1
Time: 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm