The Confederation of Indian Industry works to create and sustain an environment conducive to the development of India, partnering industry, government, and civil society, through advisory and consultative processes. CII is a non-government, not-for-profit, industry-led and industry-managed organization, playing a proactive role in India’s development process. Founded in 1895, India’s premier business association has over 8000 members, from the private as well as public sectors and an indirect membership of over 200,000 enterprises from 240 national and regional sectoral industry bodies.
The Ministry of External Affairs handles all matters relating to foreign policy for the Government of India and operates globally through its 183 Indian missions/posts abroad. The Economic Diplomacy Division is the nodal division within the MEA that promotes and facilitates foreign investment flows and handles all issues relating to energy security in close coordination with other central government Ministries and departments. The Division represents MEA on all issues relating to agriculture, trade, civil aviation, energy, investments, shipping, ports, highways, railways, telecommunications, electronics, services, auto, tourism, pharmaceuticals etc. The Division supports the activities of leading business chambers, media houses, and consultancy firms and works closely with other central government Ministries/Departments and respective State governments in their international outreach activities.
The mandate of the Department of Commerce is regulation, development, and promotion of India’s international trade and commerce through the formulation of appropriate international trade & commercial policy and implementation of the various provisions thereof. The basic role of the Department is to facilitate the creation of an enabling environment and infrastructure for accelerated growth of international trade. The Department formulates, implements and monitors the Foreign Trade Policy which provides the basic framework of policy and strategy to be followed for promoting exports and trade. The Trade Policy is periodically reviewed to incorporate changes necessary to take care of emerging economic scenarios both in the domestic and international economy. Besides, the Department is also entrusted with responsibilities relating to multilateral and bilateral commercial relations, Special Economic Zones, state trading, export promotion and trade facilitation, and development and regulation of certain export-oriented industries and commodities.
The United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (CEPAL in Spanish and Portuguese), which is headquartered in Santiago, Chile, is one of the five regional commissions of the United Nations. It was founded with the purpose of contributing to the economic development of Latin America, coordinating actions directed towards this end, and reinforcing economic ties among countries and with other nations of the world. The promotion of the region’s social development was later included among its primary objectives.
The Mahindra Group is a US$ 20.7 billion federation of companies that enables people to rise through innovative mobility solutions, driving rural prosperity, enhancing urban living, nurturing new businesses and fostering communities. It enjoys a leadership position in utility vehicles, information technology, financial services and vacation ownership in India and is the world’s largest tractor company, by volume.
It also enjoys a strong presence in agribusiness, aerospace, commercial vehicles, components, defence, logistics, real estate, renewable energy, speedboats and steel, amongst other businesses. Headquartered in India, Mahindra employs over 2,40,000 people across 100 countries.
The Corporacion Andina de Fomento (CAF) – Banco de Desarrollo de América Latina (Development Bank of Latin America) is a development bank created in 1970, made up by 19 countries - 17 of Latin America and the Caribbean, Spain and Portugal- as well as 14 private banks in the region. It promotes a sustainable development model through credit operations, non-reimbursable resources, and support in the technical and financial structuring of projects in the public and private sectors of Latin America. With headquarters in Caracas, Venezuela, CAF has offices in Buenos Aires, La Paz, Brasilia, Bogota, Quito, Madrid, Mexico D.F, Panama City, Asuncion, Lima, Montevideo and Port of Spain.
JK Tyre is a brand and tire manufacturer based in Delhi, India. Being the undisputed leader in radial tyres of that country, both for trucks and buses and for automobiles, it is the only company with a wide range of products to cover the needs of the segments of tractors, industrial vehicles, trucks and conventional trucks.
Currently JK Tyre, has 3 plants in Mexico thanks to the acquisition of Compañía Hulera Tornel in 2008, which makes it the largest tire manufacturer in India, exporting to more than 100 countries with presence in all continents. It was chosen in 2015 and 2016 as Superbrand Mexico and this year it is considered one of the 500 most important companies in the country by the magazine Expansión under the name of JK Tornel.
The Inter-American Development Bank is the main source of multilateral financing in Latin American and the Caribbean. Established in 1959, it supports economic development, social development and regional integration by lending to governments and government agencies, including State corporations. The Bank’s current focus areas include three development challenges – social inclusion and inequality, productivity and innovation, and economic integration – and three cross-cutting issues – gender equality and diversity, climate change and environmental sustainability; and institutional capacity and the rule of law.
The Federation of Chilean Industry (SOFOFA), founded in 1883, is a private, non-profit trade association representing the views and interests of Chilean industry. It has 2,500 corporate affiliates, 36 sector association affiliates, and 8 regional affiliates in Arica, Antofagasta, Valparaíso, Curicó, Talca, Concepción, Malleco-Cautín and Valdivia. SOFOFA members account for 80 percent of Chilean industrial output and 30 percent of GDP. In addition to manufacturers, SOFOFA represents industry sectors from energy, telecommunications, water and sewage, and information technology to port services and air, maritime and rail transport, among others.
The Chamber of Commerce of Santiago AG (CCS), is a non-profit trade association, founded in 1919, which brings together more than 2,000 associated companies: large, small and medium, representative of the most important economic sectors of the country. The CCS fulfills an important union task and has been oriented to support the business development of the country.
The Chilean-Indian Chamber of Commerce is a trade association that was founded in 1995 by Chilean businessmen who saw the great potential of India worldwide and as a great trading partner for Chile. The main mission of CAMINDIA is to promote the commercial exchange between Chile and India, taking into account the importance of the cultural and educational field to carry out successful and lasting businesses over time.
BNamericas is an online Business Intelligence Platform offering data, news, research and analytics on 10 industries in Latin America. More than 15.000 subscribers in 50 countries worldwide trust BNamericas for their insight in Electric Power, ICT, Infrastructure, Insurance, Mining, Oil & Gas, Banking and more. The combination of original news from on-the-ground industry experts, deep research on timely topics, more than 8,500 up to date company profiles and 5,900 project profiles, curated data sets and a database of 45.000 key contacts makes BNamericas the indispensable tool for anybody doing business in Latin America.
LatinFinance is the leading source of intelligence on the financial markets and economies of Latin America and the Caribbean. Published from New York and Miami, with a network of correspondents across Latin America and the Caribbean, LatinFinance has covered banking and capital markets in the region for 30 years. It is the authoritative source on debt, equity, structured finance, syndicated loans, private equity and M&A, as well as multilateral financing, people moves and secondary trading.
Agriculture World, Krishi Jagran, is an exclusive platform for sharing knowledge with farmers, scientists, business groups and administration for better rural India. It is the pioneer agricultural magazine in India and is one of the largest circulated agri-rural magazine in India with a combined readership of more than 10 million. They have 23 editions in 12 languages (Hindi, Malayalam, Assamese, Bengali, Gujarati, Kannada, Marathi, Odia, Punjabi, Telugu, Tamil and English as Agriculture World) with a presence in 22 states. They disseminate India's agricultural potential through their website www.krishijagran.com,hindi.krishijagran.com, malayalam.krishijagran.com, Krishi Jagran Mobile App, Facebook pages, twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram, Youtube, whatsapp, etc.