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IIA invites Brazil to be country partner for “India Food Expo-2020''

image IIA invites Brazil to be country partner for “India Food Expo-2020''

New Delhi, Jan 25 (KNN) Indian Industry Association has invited the Brazilian government to be the country partner for “India Food Expo-2020” which will be organized by IIA at Lucknow in November this year.

''The Minister readily agreed to the proposal of President IIA for which formal correspondence will be made soon. Brazilian Minister showed interest to export the raw material for food processing in India by Micro Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME’s) for which they are ready to transfer the technology also if required,'' IIA said in a press release.

In a meeting held at Taj Palace here, IIA delegation had a useful discussions on bilateral trade with Ambassador of Brazil to India Andre Aranha Correa do Lago, Minister of Agriculture of Brazil Tereza Cristina and CEO of the Brazilian Association for Animal Protein (ABPA) and the trade delegates from Brazil.

IIA president Pankaj Kumar also shared the possibilities of exports of products produced by MSME’s in India, the capabilities, size and contribution of MSME’s.

IIA also assured the delegates to explore the possibilities with the MSMEs who are in large number in Uttar Pradesh to start with.

Since, the Brazilian President, Jair Bolsonaro, will be the chief guest at the Indian Republic Day 2020 and is leading a delegation of manufacturers, exporters, processors, and associations from the Brazilian meat, poultry and processed food sector to Delhi.

The primary aim of the delegation is to promote trade ties between India and Brazil in the agriculture, food processing, and meat and poultry sectors.



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