WTC MUMBAI ENGAGES WITH INDIAN HIGH COMMISSION, POS
In collaboration with the World Trade Centre, Mumbai ...
Mr Vijay Kalantri, Chairman, World Trade Centre,Mumbai
Senator the Hon’ble Paula Gopee-scoon, Minister of Trade and Industry, Trinidad and Tobago, informed that Trinidad and Tobago consist of a large Indian Diaspora which is evident in its strong cultural identities and practices reflected in the food, religion, festivals and music. She reminded that Trinidad and Tobago maintain close relations with India and, through participation in this webinar, hopes to reaffirm its commitment to strengthening the political, economic and cultural engagements between the two countries while promoting trade, business and investment opportunities. She added that the Governments, through the Ministry of Trade and Industry, continues to support and encourage firms to strengthen and adapt their business models, incorporate e-commerce and use digital platforms to expand their range of products and services to the local and international market. Mrs Paula Gopee-scoon informed that Trinidad and Tobago are open for investments in agriculture and agro-processing, manufacturing, tourism, maritime activities, financial services and logistics and distribution. Located in the southeastern end of the Caribbean, the country is an ideal investment destination for international businesses as it geographically provides a gateway to North, Central and South America. The Hon’ble Minister strongly affirms that the Government is proud of its attractive investment climate, including a stable political environment, highly skilled workforce and low energy costs, competitive corporation tax rates and well-developed land, air and sea infrastructure. Additionally, through CARICOM and Bilateral Trade Agreements, investors have access to a consumer market of close to one billion.