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Tata Nano, Indian wines to feature in India Show in Singapore

New Delhi | Updated on January 13, 2011 Published on January 13, 2011




Over 90 exhibitors showcasing the innovations and expertise of India Inc in the manufacturing, services and infrastructure sectors will feature in the India Show Exhibition to be held in Singapore from January 14-16, a Commerce and Industry Ministry statement said on Thursday. The Tata Nano will be showcased in Singapore for the first time during the exhibition, it added.

Other highlights would include exhibits by India's space agency, ISRO, and a showcase of Indian Wines, a CII statement said. Coinciding with the event, a symposium — ‘Innovations': India's ideas for the world — would also be organised. The Commerce and Industry Minister, Mr Anand Sharma, will inaugurate the Show on January 14 along with his Singaporean counterpart, Mr Lim Hng Kiang.

A delegation of Indian CEOs will explore the possibility of strengthening trade ties between India, Singapore and ASEAN member countries, especially in manufacturing, services and infrastructure, the Ministry statement said. Bilateral trade between Singapore and India was worth $13.79 billion during January-November 2010, it added.

The total foreign direct investment (FDI) inflows into India from Singapore during April 2000-October 2010 were worth $11.47 billion. The top sectors to attract FDI from Singapore were the services, telecommunication, petroleum and natural gas, computer software and hardware and construction sectors.

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Published on January 13, 2011
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