Entering into the Indian Market



Duaine Priestley


U.S. Department of Commerce,

Export Assistance Center


The Hon. V.S.Sheshadri

Diplomat Minister(Commerce) Embassy of India, D.C.

Gerald Schwebel

Executive Vice President,

International Department

International Bank of Commerce


Jagdip Ahluwalia

Executive Director

Indo-American Chamber of Commerce of Greater Houston

The Hon. Skand Ranjan Tayal (Invited)

Consul General

Consulate General of the Republic of India



Ron Somers


United States-India Business Council

Thursday, June 23, 2005

8 a.m. to Noon

Partnership Board Room

1200 Smith, Suite 700

Why India? It is only the hottest destination for exports and foreign investment. Not only is India the fastest growing free-market economy in the world, but it is also a booming and vibrant economy that is rapidly diversifying and is experiencing an emerging sector of the population of nearly 300 million people with the same purchasing power as Americans. Moreover, recent trade between the US and India has doubled since 1998, with total bilateral trade breaking the US$ 20 billion mark for the first time.  In fact, the US now accounts for 28 per cent of India’s trade, representing one of the biggest destinations for US products.

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