During the events of business mission of Tomsk SMEs to Indian State Kerala a number of Tomsk companies have come to agreement with Indian partners in Kochi to develop co-projects.
This fact is a result of presentations and negotiations between Tomsk and Kerala companies in the framework of b2b meetings and visiting State enterprises. In total Tomsk companies conducted more than 100 meetings and negotiations. Smet Ltd, EleSy CJSC, Iphar Ltd and Aqvelit Ltd came to agreement with Indian partners. Other delegates will continue to extend qualified leads. Taking into account interest of Tomsk businessmen to extension of business cooperation the Trade Representation of the Russian Federation in India suggested Tomsk region to act as a leading region on the promotion of Tomsk production to Indian market through official web resources of the Trade Representation.
Indian part was interested in the visit of Tomsk business delegation. Not only State media sources informed about events in Kerala but also National Indian daily broadsheet newspaper The New Indian Express represented in 22 Indian cities.
“Kerala companies were interested in the potential of Tomsk region. About 80 Indian businessmen took place in b2b meetings with Tomsk delegation. I am sure that solutions and products of your region's companies especially in the field of pharmacy and medical equipment production have a good commercial potential at Indian market. Signing of an agreement of medical equipment promotion between Smet Ltd and Rigency Group in attendance the Trade Representative of the Russian Federation in India and Honorary consul is a first large step to Tomsk-Indian business cooperation” – Mr.Prashant, Head of Confederation of Indian Industry in Kerala.
“Cooperating with many of Russian regions I see that Tomsk business is very active, innovative and effective. I was in Mumbai, Delhi, Chennai, Bangalore, Ahmadabad together with Tomsk delegation. However visit Kerala State is especial one. Authorities of our State provided red carpet treatment for Tomsk delegation – meeting with Chief Minister of Kerala. Hope that conducted meetings will be beginning of large cooperation between Tomsk and Kerala. And my Group of companies and me are ready to give support to Tomsk and Indian regions in this cooperation” – Dr.Abhilash Pillai, Director of Rigency Group.
Business mission is organized by Regional Center of Export Support of Tomsk Chamber of Commerce and Industry with the support of Tomsk Region's Department of Industry and Entrepreneurship Development and Trade Representation of the Russian Federation in India under the regional program of business development