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Set a course for India: a spotlight on business development projects

A portrait of trade relations between Canada and India Events The activity will be held in French and English

Presented by:

The Chamber of Commerce of Metropolitan Montreal’s Acclr team of international trade experts are pleased to invite you to a seminar on business opportunities in India, taking place on November 15.

This activity will be structured to provide you with practical knowledge of several facets of India, namely current business opportunities in the smart cities, life sciences, and agri-food sectors, as well as certain aspects of business culture, taxation, and the legal framework.

India in brief

India is a choice destination for foreign investment given its economy—which is one of the fastest-growing in the world—, its large pool of qualified labour at competitive costs, and its lucrative national market.

With over 1.32 billion inhabitants, the country offers direct access to a huge market of consumers made up of a growing middle class, and a sizable population of young and dynamic individuals.

The India seminar, a unique opportunity to…

  • Ask all your questions, directly to the experts
  • Take part in small group discussions
  • Benefit from the advice of speakers specializing in this market
  • Meet several entrepreneurs with extensive experience on the market
  • Speak to potential partners and key stakeholders for your projects.

Fast facts about India

  • GDP growth is forecast at 7.6% for 2017, making it the world’s fastest-growing economy among developed economies according to the IMF
  • In 2015, Canadian exports to India amounted to 4.32 billion dollars
  • Over the last few years, the health care industry has seen growth of 10% and is expected to reach 145 billion USD by 2018 and over 280 billion USD by 2025
  • The agri-food sector represents 17% of India’s GDP, with 50% of Indian workers depending on the sector.

Who should attend the seminar on business opportunities in India?

All entrepreneurs seeking to enter the Indian market or already present on the market and seeking to further their knowledge.

The seminar will be of particular interest to businesses in the following sectors:

  • Agri-food, agriculture, and food
  • Smart cities
  • Life sciences and medical equipment
  • Biotechnology
  • ICT
  • Wood products
  • Pharmaceutical products


Members Non members
Ticket(s) $100 * $145 *

Contact et informations

By phone:

514 871-4001

For more information:

Jean-Christophe Lambert
Advisor, International market development
514 871-4002, extension 6218

No reservations, cancellations or refunds after the registration deadline. Participant substitutions are accepted at no extra charge until the event is held. Please note that only substitution notices sent by email at will be accepted.


Plaza Centre-Ville (édifice EVO)

777 Robert-Bourassa Boulevard
Montréal, QC
H3C 3Z7

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In collaboration with:

Acclr International Trade Services’ activities receive financial support from Canada Economic Development for Quebec Regions.

Affiliated with the World Trade
Centers Associations


Canada Economic Development   World Trade Centers association (WTCA)

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