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Footwear, Leather & Accessories Road Show in China – December 26-28, 2018

No. CLE-HO /Road Show-China/2018-19
21st November, 2018

To: All Members of the Council

Dear Sirs,

Sub:  Footwear, Leather & Accessories Road Show in China – December 26-28, 2018

As you are aware that the Government of India is focused on boosting the Footwear, Leather & Accessories manufacturing in India. One of the key elements of this is to attract investors and business opportunities from China, the current leader in the sector. The Department of Industrial Policy & Promotion (DIPP), Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Government of India in partnership with Invest India is organizing a Road Show in China during December 26-28, 2018. The Road Show will be held in Guangzhou and Xiamen.

1. Draft Agenda: The draft / preliminary Agenda received from Invest India is enclosed herewith for your information. Shri Anil Agrawal, Joint Secretary-DIPP & Mrs Shruti Singh, Director-DIPP are scheduled to attend this event. The objective/goal of the Road Show is as follows:
a)      To showcase Indian opportunities for investors in China
b)      To facilitate Business opportunities between Indian and Chinese companies
c)      To increase capability by learning the best practices of manufacturing used in China
The DIPP, Government of India / Invest India will facilitate all business meetings including logistics related to the seminar and meeting venue. In this background, the Invest India has requested the Council to attend the Road Show, and mobilize the Indian companies to participate in this event.
According to Invest India, main focus of the Road Show is footwear, footwear components, raw materials and machinery in the footwear machinery. 

2. Invitation for participation: Interested companies who wish to participate in the Road Show in China, may send their Company Profile, as per the Format attached herewith.

3. 
Participation FeeIn order to defray certain administrative expenditure of Road Show, a nominal fee of Rs.30,000/- is payable per participant/delegate, which is non-refundable. This amount has to be paid in favour of the “Council for Leather Exports” by cheque.


4. Passport detailsPlease send the passport details of the delegate(s) who would be joining the Road Show in China as per format below, to enable us to obtain visa recommendation letters from the organizer via Invest India:

Surname

Given Name

Passport No.`

Date of Birth

Date of Issue

Date of issue

Place of Issue

 

6. Travel logistics:  Invest India in close coordination with Consulate General of India, Guangzhou, is in the process of finalizing the Travel itinerary for the Programme, and will also identify the venues for the Road Show.  Therefore, participants are advised to not to make any travel arrangements as of now, and wait for further circular from the CLE in this regard. Please note that all travel arrangements and accommodation expenses will have to be borne by the participants themselves.

Those interested to have joint venture collaborations with Chinese companies to manufacture in India, are requested to attend the Road Show in China.  Interested Companies are requested to confirm their participation and send their Company Profiles and the other details as sought above to the CLE on or before November 30, 2018 by Email. The participation fee cheque may be scanned and attached in the Email.  The original cheque may be sent by hard copy to concerned Regional Office of CLE.

We look forward to receiving an early response.

With warm regards,

R. SELVAM, IAS
Executive Director
Council for Leather Exports
(Sponsored by Ministry of Commerce & Industry,
   Government of India)
Head Office: Chennai
Tel: +91 44 2859 4367-71 (5 Lines)-
http://www.leatherindia.org