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Business forum sheds light on India, Spain trade ties

FICCI-IIFA Global Business forum was addressed by several Indian and Spanish speakers

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Publish Date: Jun 25 2016 11:39AM | Updated Date: Jun 25 2016 11:39AM

Business forum sheds light on India, Spain trade ties

On completion of 60 years of India-Spain ties, the FICCI-IIFA Global Business Forum that took place in Madrid on the second day of the festival, which is focused on urgent environmental issues particularly renewable energy which could be the key to tackle climate change.

 
With regard to political and economic relationships, the highlights of this year's forum was innovation and entrepreneurship which were becoming essential features of an evolving society and bringing out tremendous changes across the world in the way that business are forming and altering the face of modern trade and industry state connectivity.
 
FICCI-IIFA Global Business forum was addressed by several Indian and Spanish speakers including a special address by Subhash Chandra Pandey, Additional Secretary and Financial Advisor, Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion, Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Government of India, on "Lets Make in India for the World" and address by Jaime Garcia-Legaz, Secretary of State for Trade, Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness, Government of Spain, on "India and Spain: way forward for promoting trade and investment relations".
 
This was followed by panel discussions on subjects like "Co-operation in renewable: the only way to counter climate change imperatives" moderated by Alfredo Bonet, International Director, Spain Chamber of Commerce and "Building New Linkages in Infrastructure sector (Roads, Ports, airports and railways) between India and Spain" moderated by Maria Aparici, Deputy Director General for Trade Policy with Europe and Asia, Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness.