Seminar on Export Opportunities Organised at ATPO International Winter Expo' 2022
Assam Trade Promotion organisation (ATPO) organised a seminar on ‘Potential for Export with Special reference to Bangladesh and Bhutan’ during the ongoing expo at Maniram Dewan Trade Centre
GUWAHATI: To familarise participants and enhance awareness amongst them on export opportunities, Assam Trade Promotion organisation (ATPO) on Tuesday organised a seminar on 'Potential for Export with Special reference to Bangladesh and Bhutan' at Maniram Dewan Trade Centre during the ongoing ATPO International Winter Expo' 2022.
ATPO, a Section 8 company under Industries, Commerce & PE Department, Govt of Assam, is organising the 'ATPO International Winter Expo' 2022' at Maniram Dewan Trade Centre, Betkuchi, Guwahati from December 23, 2022 to January 5, 2023, in association with National Small Industries Corporation (NSIC) and Industries, Commerce & Public Enterprise Department, Govt of Assam.
the seminar on Tuesday was sponsored by the Agricultural and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority (APEDA), a Govt- of India organisation under Ministry of Commerce & Industry.
The Seminar was inaugurated by Hon'ble Minister Industries, Commerce & PE Department Shri Bimal Borah, in the presence of Assistant High Commissioner of Bangladesh Mr Ruhul Amin, Vice Consul at Royal Bhutanese Consulate General, Guwahati, Mr Phurpa Tshering, ATPO Chairman Sunil Deka, ATPO Vice Chairman Madhu Ram Deka, NSIC Zonal General manager Vijay Prakash, officials from APEDA and Industries, Commerce & PE Department, Govt of Assam.
Mr Naman Sharma, Assistant Professor from Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT), Kolkata Campus, Dr Archana nath, Senior Business Development Manager at APEDA and other experts conducted the technical session wherein potential for export opportunities along with export procedures were explained. Around 300 entrepreneurs from different sectors participated in the seminar.
India, Bangladesh and Bhutan share along boundary and there is good scope for bilateral trade. This kind of seminars is expected to help impart updated knowledge on export procedures, potential for export and incentives of Govt of India and Assam for promotion of exports. Moreover, the latest information on procedures and schemes enumerated by experts from IIFT and APEDA on the new trends and changes in overseas market were discussed with reference to the market scenario of India, with special reference to Bangladesh and Bhutan.
Around 150 MSME units, 11 Start Ups, Assam Agribusiness and Rural Transformation Project (APART), Common Facility Centre, Assamese Jewellery (CFC), North Eastern Development Finance Corporation (NEDFi), Central Institute of Petrochemicals Engineering & Technology (CIPET), Jute Corporation of India, Silk Mark and others are participating in the Expo. International participants from Bangladesh, Bhutan and Afghanistan are also present.