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UP strives for greater access to Japanese market for ODOP & traditional products

image UP strives for greater access to Japanese market for ODOP & traditional products

Lucknow, June 8 (KNN) In a bid to increase exports of produce from Uttar Pradesh to Japan, the state government organised a virtual conference with the Embassy of India in Japan on Tuesday.

The meeting was attended by Sanjay Verma Ambassador of India to Japan; Navneet Sehgal, Additional Chief Secretary, MSME, C Rajasekhar, OSD (State), Ministry of External Affairs and Arvind Kumar, Infrastructure and Industrial Development Commissioner.


The discussion focused on how greater quantity of  handicrafts, food, electronics, apparel, carpet, leather and ODOP products could be exported to Japan.

Sehgal deliberated on the manufacturing potential of Uttar Pradesh in these sectors and said that these sectors are in line with the market demand in Japan.

Verma assured full cooperation to the state in its efforts to organise state-centric webinars, and virtual buyer-seller meet. He also assured to extend full cooperation to Uttar Pradesh in sending state delegations to Japan by the end of the year.

Rajasekhar emphasize on the need to provide full support to MSMEs in their internationalisation journey and said the MEA would facilitate the Government of Uttar Pradesh to promote exports through appropriate events.

Officials from the Export Promotion Bureau, Uttar Pradesh Export Promotion Council and Exim Bank India were also present at the meeting.  (KNN Bureau)


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