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China & India: Trading with Asia’s Giants

China & India: Trading with Asia’s Giants

Join us at emita's premier event of the 2010/11 calendar and we will assist you to explore the Chinese and Indian markets.

National College for Leadership of Schools and Children's Services, Nottingham
Thu 7th Oct 2010, 09:00 to 13:30

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China and India continue to rise and are now ranked the second and fourth largest economies in the world respectively. They account for approximately 40% of the world’s population which together with their increasingly open economies and rapid trade growth offer countless opportunities for business.

But do you know which country offers you the better long term prospects for successful business growth?  

Join us at emita's premier event of the 2010/11 calendar and we will assist you to explore the Chinese and Indian markets. Our programme has been designed to give you the ideal opportunity to compare and contrast the two markets and to support you in finding the closest match for your business.

Supported by East Midlands' China and India Business Bureaux, this prestigious half day event is taking place on Thursday 7 October at the National College for Leadership of Schools and Children's Services in Nottingham.

The morning will offer a blend of presentations and practical workshops including:

·         An insight into where the Chinese and Indian markets are headed over the next 5 years;

·         A case study from Trelleborg Industrial AVS, a Leicestershire based company, which has successfully established production facilities and a full technical centre in Shanghai, plus a distribution network and a technology transfer partnership in India;

·         An overview of the opportunities for your business in China’s and India's increasingly influential regional cities;

·         A lowdown on the practical challenges of trading in these two markets, together with recommended solutions to overcoming them;

·         Tips and advice on how to develop long term relationships with partners and customers in China and India;

·         An interactive role play focusing on the right and wrong way of conducting business in China.

In addition, there will be plenty of opportunities to network with fellow exporters, view our exhibition of key partners and to discuss any queries or concerns during one-to-one meetings with our experts. For more details, please see the emita website.

Don't miss out on getting sound practical advice on trading with Asia's giants and book a place today!

 

Programme:

 

09h00             Registration and Refreshments

 

09h45             Welcome and Introduction

                   Peter Hogarth, International Trade Director, UKTI East Midlands

 

09h50             Where are the Chinese & Indian markets headed over the next

                        5 years?

Shujie Yao, Professor of Economics & Chinese Sustainable Development and Head of School of Contemporary Chinese Studies, University of Nottingham and Dr Sumon Bhaumik,

Reader in International Business & Economics, Aston Business School

 

10h30          Case study presentation: Experiences of successfully trading

                        in the Chinese & Indian markets

Trelleborg Industrial AVS

 

10h50             Question and Answer Session

 

11h05             Tea / Coffee

                  

11h30             Workshop Session One (choose one topic from below)

1.     Opportunities in China & India’s regional cities

Stewart Ferguson, Head of Research and Consultancy,

China-Britain Business Council, Jesh Rajasingham, Policy and Research Analyst and Neeraj Agarwal, Head of Business Services, UK India Business Council

 

2.     The practical challenges of trading with China & India

Jürgen Kracht, Managing Director, Fiducia Management Consultants

Shanghai and Dr Shefaly Yogendra, Principal,

Utplava Advisory and Consulting

 

3.     Developing long term relationships with partners and customers in China & India

Neil Barrett, Managing Director, Supply Base Solutions and

Anita Patel, Managing Director, Tania-Tapel Limited

 

4.     An introduction to the right and wrong way of conducting business in China

Danni Yan and Dr Chris Iddon, Directors, Wei Lai Enterprises

 

12h30             Workshop Session Two

                        Repeat of Workshop Session One

 

13h30             Close and Networking Lunch

 

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