Commerce Minister Suresh Prabhu will chair the third meeting of the
Council for Trade Development and Promotion at VigyanBhawan in New Delhi on January
The Council for Trade Development and Promotion was constituted three
years ago under the chairpersonship of Commerce Minister, in pursuance to the provisions
of Foreign Trade Policy statement 2015-20.
The objective was to
ensure a continuous dialogue with the governments of states and Union
Territories on measures for providing an international trade enabling
environment in the states and to create a framework for making the states
active partners in boosting India’s exports. The State Industries Ministers, Secretaries
of concerned central departments /Ministries and heads of other export related
organizations/trade bodies are Members of the Council.