Commerce Secretary, Ms. Rita Teaotia led an
official and a business delegation to Ecuador and Colombia from May 16th to 19th.
In Ecuador, she held bilateral meetings with Minister of Commerce of Ecuador,
Mr. Juan Carlos Cassinelli and discussed bilateral trade and investment
A meeting with
the Industry representatives of both sides was also held which was attended by
Commerce Secretary and Mr. Juan Carlos.
From Indian side companies representing sectors like Pharma,
IT, Auto, Mining & construction, Bio Fuels, Agro-Chemicals, Iron &
Steel and Textiles and FICCI representatives were present. From Ecuador side
Pro Ecuador and their business reprentatives participated in the meeting.
visit, Commerce Secretary co-chaired the First Meeting of the Joint Economic
and Trade Committee (JETCO). From the Ecuador side meeting was co- chaired by
the Vice Minister of Trade, Integration and Trade Remedies, Dr. Humberto