Trade and Investment opportunities between India and ASEAN region
Trade Promotion Council of India organised a webinar on Trade and Investment opportunities with ASEAN countries in association with the Embassies of Vietnam, Myanmar and Indonesia. The panelists discussed bilateral growth in India-ASEAN trade and investment, review of the FTA and post-COVID potential for business collaboration.
Trade Promotion Council of India, in association with the Embassies of Vietnam, Myanmar and Indonesia, organised a webinar on Trade and Investment Opportunities between India and the ASEAN region on July 28, 2021. Following were the esteemed panelists at the webinar:
• HE Mr. Pham Sanh Chau, Ambassador of Vietnam to India
• HE Mr. Moe Kyaw Aung, Ambassador of Myanmar to India
• Mochammad Rizki Safary, Charges d’ Affaires, Embassy of Indonesia to India
• Suresh Makhijani, Joint Director General, Trade Promotion Council of India
The session was moderated by Virat Bahri, Deputy Director, Trade Promotion Council of India.
India’s relationship with the ASEAN region has been a cornerstone of its foreign policy since the formalisation of the former’s Look East policy in the 1990s. This relationship gained further momentum when the government announced the Act East policy in 2014, enunciating Connectivity, Commerce and Culture as the core areas of focus for greater India-ASEAN integration.
The panelists discussed the bilateral growth in trade and investment between India and ASEAN countries over the past decade, the major considerations for the review of the partnership and post-COVID potential for business collaboration between the two trade partners.