Taj Lands End, Mumbai
February, 12, 2015
Taj Lands End, Mumbai
February, 12, 2015
Mumbai hosts India’s biggest trade finance gathering
GTR, the global financial services information provider, were delighted to return to Mumbai for the India Trade & Export Finance Conference 2015, which took place at the Taj Land’s End Hotel on February 12.
This one-day conference attracted over 200 business leaders and provided extensive networking opportunities for domestic and international financial institutions; local SME and global corporates; lawyers; policy makers, and specialist trade finance risk analysts.
The conference opened with a keynote address by Dr Shubhada Rao, Senior President & Chief Economist of YES Bank, who explained how current Indian economic fundamentals are affecting trade. Discussion centred on the strategies businesses have developed post-2014 elections in order to take advantage of the positive trading environment.
As the biggest trade and export finance gathering in India, the conference brought together decision makers from some of the country’s biggest corporate players, including Reliance Industries and Essar Group as well as niche industry specialists, to give their unique insights into today’s market. The conference also attracted many local and international delegates from the banking and financial services sectors to discuss liquidity challenges, corporate demand for capital, the impact of changing global trade flows and specific industry case studies.
“India’s economy has flourished of late with optimism growing in many sectors,” says the producer of the event, Paul Greetham. “This conference brought together the people that really make a difference in the market to discuss new strategies, address industry opportunities and to strategically align their export policies with international financing standards.”
With so many high-level delegates in attendance, networking was a key feature throughout the day. With a specific networking lunch, an evening drinks reception and numerous breaks, there was ample opportunity for anyone serious about doing business in India to create new business contacts and build relationships with the market’s main players.
“The annual India trade and export finance conference has rightly become a flagship event within the GTR Asia calendar,” says Rupert Sayer, CEO of GTR Asia. “Many delegates and supporters return year after year and have helped develop this key industry gathering into a hotbed of contemporary discussion and unrivalled networking. We look forward to facilitating business in the region for many years to come.”
The conference welcomed support from leading initiations, such as ICICI Bank, State Bank of India, Bank of America, Westpac, India Factoring, BNY Mellon, Ace Global Depository, SBM, Misys and Avalon Consulting.
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