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FFFAI to showcase Brand India at FIATA World Congress 2018

Campaign for the FIATA World Congress 2018 (FWC-2018), would kick start from FIATA World Congress 2017 taking place in Malaysia from October 4-8. A delegation comprising some 45 FFFAI member customs broking companies is attending the event in Malaysia to promote the FWC-2018 in Delhi.

“We are glad to see the unprecedented enthusiasm among our member associations and companies regarding the FIATA World Congress,” said Debashish Dutta, immediate Past Chairman, FFFAI, who is heading FIATA World Congress 2018 organising committee. “The world is seriously eyeing India and we will have to focus on infrastructure and logistics facilities available here to woo international trade community from across the globe. In sync with the present government’s vision of including India in the list of world’s top destinations in terms of trade & commerce, industry, manufacturing hub, etc, FFFAI would not leave any stone unturned to make the FWC in 2018 an all time successful event in FIATA’s history as well as India’s foreign trade’s point of view,” added Dutta.

The FWC-2018, which has been scheduled to be held from September 25-29, 2018 in New Delhi, would be attended by approximately 1500 delegates (800 overseas and 700 Indian) including customs brokers, other logistics professionals, experts, academicians and government representatives. Meanwhile, the FWC- 2018 logo has been unveiled and registration will start from the World Congress in Malaysia. After Malaysia the team FFFAI will visit Dubai, Africa, Europe and other parts of the world to promote the 2018 event through road shows. In addition, FFFAI will be hosting seminars/workshops across India for the promotion of the event.

“We are also planning to organize a curtain raiser programme early 2018 in New Delhi with participation from central ministers. Our aim is to highlight the importance and opportunities in this sunrise sector, i.e. logistics sector, in India before the world. Also, we would like to focus on the fast changing industry-friendly ecosystem in India which is being jointly formulated and led by the government of India and industry stakeholders. At this event FFFAI will focus on brand India and trade facilitation initiatives which include current policies on manufacturing and exim trade, connectivity, infrastructure, IT and skill development, etc by the government and industry together,” Dutta shared.


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