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■ The 7th Business Strategy Seminar on Doing Business in ASEAN and Neighboring Region ■
India Economic Seminar "Business Environment and Opportunities for SMEs in India"

Date/Time March 14th, 2018  14:00  ~  16:00
Venue MYDOME OSAKA (3rd conference room, on 8th floor)
 Add: 2-5, Hommachi-bashi, Chuo-ku, Osaka, 540-0029
Programs  With 1.3 billion population, India has the second largest population in the world after China, and is expected to become the most populous nation in the world around 2022.
Since Prime Minister MODI came to power in 2014, India has been actively inviting foreign capital, and promoting economic structural reforms such as deregulation and infrastructure development to achieve economic growth centering on the manufacturing industry under the slogan of “Make-in-India”. In spite of temporary economic growth slowdown due to the abolition of high-denomination notes, India has continued to grow at a high rate of over 7.0% since the inauguration of the MODI administration. On the other hand, many SMEs might feel hesitant to expand their business into India, due to various barriers including cultural differences such as religion and caste system, infrastructure, and difficulty of labor management, as well as images that Japanese overseas success models are not suitable for the India’s market and it is difficult to make profits.
 This seminar offers an opportunity to think about business chances in India for SME manufactures.
Speaker [Lecture 1] 14:00-15:00 (60 mins.)
    "Outline of Indian politics and economics, and trend of Japanese manufacturers in India"
    by Mr. Tomofumi NISHIZAWA ,
    Research Manager, Asia and Oceania Division,
    Overseas Research Department, Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO)

[Lecture 2] 15:00-15:40 (40 mins.)
    "Business strategy of SME manufacturers in India -Opportunities and challenges-"
    by Mr. Isao YOKOI

[Lecture 3] 15:40-15:55 (15 mins.)
    -Introduction of a company doing business in India-
    "Our challenge to enter into Indian market using an agency"
    by Mr. Koichi HAYAKAWA
    President, IBS Inc.

[Closing Remarks] 15:55-16:00 (5 mins.)
    by Mr. Tharminder SINGH
Participatin Fee Free
Capacity 80 people
Application Please download English application form (PDF) from URL below,
then send to FAX: 06-6947-4326
Inquiries International Business Support Div. of Osaka Foundation for Trade & Industry (PIC: Ms. Ochi)
TEL:06-6947-4088 FAX:06-6947-4326
Organizer ●Organizer:Osaka Prefectural Government, Osaka Foundation for Trade & Industry
●Co-organizer:Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO)
●Cooperation:The Indian Chamber of Commerce - Japan


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