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Trade mission to build ties in India; EMERGING MARKETS.

A West Midlands' trade mission is being led by IPTU, the India Pakistan Trade Unit based at Birmingham Chamber.

Taking place from 10 to 17 November, the mission will visit Mumbai and Pune in India and will include a briefing by UK Trade & Investment, the British Deputy High Commission as well as an official reception.

Rupi Nandra, IPTU manager at the chamber, said: "India is one of the fastest developing economies in the world, and there are a number of opportunities for West Midlands companies to explore in this market.

"We are looking for 15 companies from the professional sector to join the mission, along with 20 others of a more general nature."

IPTU is also considering another trade mission to India in February visiting New Delhi and Bangalore, which is the major ICT centre in India.

IPTU, which is partially supported by EU funding, is a major West Midlands success story.

Promoting two-way trade and investment between South Asia and the UK, its website - - receives well over a million hits a month from more than 35,000 users in 40 different countries.
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Date:Aug 15, 2007
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