CM discusses avenues of economic cooperation between Gujarat & Latin American, Caribbean nations

30 Mar

A seven-member delegation of Latin American and Caribbean countries met Chief Minister Narendra Modi and discussed ways to develop economic and trade relations with the state and their region. The delegation was deeply impressed with Gujarat’s all round development.


The delegation comprised Ambassadors Carlos Duarte of Brazil, Javier Paullinich of Peru, Jaime Nualart of Mexico, Juan F. Corodero A. of Costa Rica, Ruben Ignacio Zamora Rivas of Al Salvador, Hans Deninburg of Dominic Republic and Counsel Minister of Chile Nestor Riveros.

During the meeting with Shri Modi the members of the delegation expressed their willingness to develop economic and trade relations with the state. Shri Modi during the meeting with the Latin American and Caribbean countries delegates suggested setting up Trade Centre, SEZ for Wood-Timber-Marble in Gujarat. This along with other industrial projects evinced keen interest among the members of the delegation.

They also invited Shri Modi and a business delegation from Gujarat to explore trade possibilities in their countries. During the interaction, Shri Modi spoke about possibilities of jointly set up a Trade Centre in Gujarat, which could be immensely beneficial for both the Gujarat and the respective nations. He threw light on the investment opportunities in low-cost, high-quality manufacturing and value addition projects in the state.

Mr. Modi invited them to participate in the Gujarat’s unique ‘Festival of Nine Nights’, called ‘Navratri Mahotsav’ and Vibrant Gujarat Global Investors’ Summit.


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