UK – EUROPE FOR BETTER CO-OPERATION TO ENHANCE TRADE
Mr. Vijay Goel, Founder, Indo-EU Business Forum while addressing the members of All India Association of Industries, Bombay Stock Exchange and World Trade Centre, Mumbai said that ,“The Indo European Business Forum is a free meeting place for business leaders and professionals to connect, network and share knowledge relating to doing business in India and the EU, IEBF has taken a big step forward in the direction of achieving its mission by opening an India chapter. The India chapter would further synergize with efforts of the UK office in order to take its activities to even greater heights. Mr. Goel led a high level business delegation of 27 delegates representing businesses from UK, Lithuania, Italy and Greece to India to promote trade.
Mr. Goel further said that, “Indo European Business Forum is promoted as an open forum of like-minded people who believe in simple truth: “India can offer strong and sustained business opportunity for European Union countries”.
IEBF is supported by leading personalities from India and EU from a variety of sectors. Our advisory board consist of people who shape the world.
He added the aim and objective of mission is to, provide a platform to share knowledge, experience and opinions related to doing business in India and EU. As well as share information related to resources available on print media and on the internet that offer knowledge, information and expertise of doing business in India and EU. Adding that it also seeked to share relevant data amongst various UK, EU and Indian companies who wish to exploit Commercial Opportunities in India and EU and to organize events to share such data amongst interested participants.
Mr. Ashish Chauhan, MD & CEO , Bombay Stock Exchange said that , “Bombay Stock Exchange Ltd. (BSE) is Asia’s first and the Fastest Stock Exchange in world with the speed of 6 micro second and on the India’s leading exchange groups. Over the past 140 years, BSE has facilitated the growth of the Indian corporate sector by providing it an efficient capital raising platform. Popularly known as BSE, the bourse was established as ”The Native Share & Stock Brokers’ Association” in 1875.
He further added that,”More than 5500 companies are listed on BSE making it world’s No.1 exchange in terms of listed companies. The companies listed on BSE command a total market capitalization of USD 1.64 Trillion as of Sept. 2015. It is also one of the world’s leading exchanges i.e. 5th largest in September 2015 for Index options trading (Source World Federation of Exchanges).
BSE has won several awards and recognition that acknowledge the work done and progress made like India Innovation Award for the Big Data implementation, ICICI Lombard & ET Now Risk Management BFSI Company 2013, SKOCH Order of Merit Certificate was awarded to BSE for E-Boss for qualifying amongst India’s Best 2013, the Golden Peacock Global CSR Award for the initiatives in Corporate Social Responsibility, NASSCOM – CNBC-TV18’s IT User Awards, 2010 in Financial Services category, Skoch Virtual Corporation 2010 Award in the BSE Star MF category and Responsibility Award (CSR) by the World Council of Corporate Governance. Its recent milestones include the launching of BRICSMART indices derivatives, BSE-SME Exchange platform, S&P BSE GREENEX to promote investments in Green India.
BSE’s popular equity index – the S&P BSE SENSEX – is India’s most Widely tracked stock market benchmark index. It is traded internationally on the EUREX as well as leading exchanges of the BRCS nations (Brazil, Russia, China and South Africa).
Mr. Vijay Kalantri, President, All Indian Association of Industries said that, “We at the All India Association Industries (AIAI) receive over 60 delegations during the year with a objective to promote bilateral trade between India and other major countries. We should look at some focus sectors to promote Trade between UK and European countries for better results, as Europe and UK are not only the investors in India, but we to need exchange technology transfers, promote joint ventures and import-export amongst UK and European countries.”
The meeting was attended by over 250 delegates from India and overseas besides Consul Generals / Trade Commissioners of European countries and others and it was a very successful Networking Session.
Mr. Ashish Chauhan, MD & CEO , Bombay Stock Exchange presenting a momento to Lord David Evans, looking on is Mr. Vijay Goel, Founder, Indo-EU Business Forum and Mr. Vijay Kalantri, President, All India Association of Industries (AIAI) at a networking reception on November 21, 2016 at BSE Mumbai.