MoS Commerce launches business portal for Indian exporters & foreign buyers
New Delhi, May 28 (KNN) Union Minister of State for Commerce & Industry Anupriya Patel launched the Indian Business Portal, an international trade hub for Indian exporters and foreign buyers.
The portal is designed by FIEO in partnership with GlobalLinker and it is a B2B digital marketplace to empower SME exporters, artisans and farmers to identify new markets for their products and grow their sales globally.
Launching the portal MoS Patel said, “Indian Business Portal addresses a number of elements which are part of the vision of the Prime Minister Narendra Modi and a commitment of this government like digitizing exporters, supporting MSME and encouraging greater exports of products Made in India.”
It is witnessed during the pandemic, that online platforms such as e-commerce have shown immense potential in supporting millions of businesses to sustain themselves, she added.
Lauding the initiative of FIEO, she said Indian Business Portal will be a big encouragement to Indian Startups, SMEs, Artisans & Farmers (GI Products), and Service providers to take their first step toward the exports.
I hope more exporters will engage on the Indian Business Portal and would provide their valued feedback to FIEO, he said.
Santosh Kumar Sarangi, Director General of Foreign Trade, said tech-enabled governance will play a key role in determining India’s growth and competitiveness.
The government is focused on paperless, automated processing systems, simple procedures for trade players, online data exchange between departments, digital payments & acknowledgements, he added. (KNN Bureau)