Expanding India-Missouri Trade Ties
Presented by World Trade Center St. Louis, Asian American Chamber of Commerce and Missouri Partnership
Join us for an interactive panel discussion on India-Missouri trade. U.S. goods and services trade with India totaled an estimated $114.8 billion in 2016. Missouri’s exports to India in 2018 amounted to $129,218,474 in sectors such as chemicals, machinery, electronics and transportation equipment.
Biotech and food processing are among the most important emerging sectors in India, the fastest growing large economy in the world.
How can your company benefit from these opportunities? Gather first-hand local market knowledge, information and insight from the Consulate General in Chicago. Local companies will also provide their perspective on doing business in India via a panel discussion.
Tuesday, January 28, 2020
8:30 – 10:00 a.m.
Registration begins at 8:00 a.m.
Location – Please note address
World Trade Center St. Louis
120 South Central Ave., Suite 1200
St. Louis, MO 63105
Parking available at 120 South Central Ave. garage or on-street (we strongly recommend on-street)
Please note: credit card only accepted in garage.
Mr. Sudhakar Dalela, Consul General of India, Chicago
Mr. Sudhakar Dalela joined the Indian Foreign Service in 1993. He began his career in Tel Aviv, Israel, where he also acquired proficiency in Hebrew. He has since served in Indian Missions in Brasilia, Geneva, Dhaka, and Washington D.C.
This is his second assignment in the United States; he previously served as Minister (Political Affairs) at the Indian Embassy in Washington D.C. He brings a wealth of experience in trade and economic policy to his role, having served twice at the Permanent Mission of India to the WTO, including as India’s Deputy Permanent Representative. He was a member of India’s negotiating team for the WTO Ministerial Conferences in Doha, Cancun, Hong Kong China and Nairobi.