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CAMM Trade Mission to India

Canadian Association of Mold Makers (CAMM) led ‘Trade Mission to India’ from November 26th to 30th to explore business opportunities. In the context, a Seminar followed by B2B Meeting was organised by Consul General of Canada in association with TAGMA and EEPC from 10 am onwards on Wednesday, November 28th 2018 at Hotel Lalit, Sahar, Airport Rd, Navpada, Marol, Andheri East, Mumbai.

Brief Proceedings:

Mr. Ravikant Tiwari –Trade Commissioner Ontario, Consulate General of Canada introduced and welcomed all the dignitaries for the meeting. He mentioned that the objective of the meeting was to sign MOU with TAGMA for cooperation of Trade, Technology and Investment between India and Canada.

In her welcome remarks Ms. Annie Dubé – Consul General, Consulate General of Canada in Mumbai, Global Affairs Canada said that “the MoU will spur the institutional framework between the two nations which will be beneficial to all involved”.
Mr. Rakesh Naidu, CEO - Windsor Essex Economic Devlpt. Corp. said they are looking forward to realise relationship for Trade & Investment with India. He invited India to the Windsor-Essex’s Foreign Trade Zone wherein materials & goods can be stored, processed or assembled in the FTZ for re-export or for entry into the domestic market.
Mr. Jonathan Azzopardi – Chairman, Canadian Association of Mold Makers presented a video on Mould Making Industry in Canada. After the visits to various Tool Rooms in Pune on 26th and 27th November and interacting with people, he felt that India would be the right country for Partnership. He thanked TAGMA for the support extended in organising the Canada Trade Mission to India
Mr. D K Sharma – President, TAGMA INDIA in his address highlighted the current business scenario of Indian Tooling Industry. He mentioned that the real challenge is the design capabilities and skill on which both the countries can work together. He invited the entire Canadian delegation to the 4th edition of International Tooling Summit on 7th and 8th Feb. 2019 at Pune and 12th edition of Die & Mould India International Exhibition from 22nd to 25th April 2020 at Mumbai.


The address by Mr. Sharma was followed by signing of MOU between WindsorEssex Economic Development Corporation, Canadian Association of Mold Makers (CAMM) and Tool and Gauge Manufacturers Association of India (TAGMA) for Promoting Trade, Technology development and Investment between Canada and India.
The presentations were followed by B2B meetings between Canadian Delegation and members of TAGMA and  EEPC. TAGMA delegation comprised of representatives from 12 member companies