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					INTRADE Malaysia

          Indian products make their mark in Malaysia
    FIEO (Eastern Region) participated
in the INTRADE Malaysia 2011 held
from November 22-24, 2011 in Kuala
Lumpur, Malaysia. Twenty six dele-
gates from 13 Indian companies deal-
ing in consumer products and services
participated in the fair. Besides India,
the other countries that took part in
the fair were Indonesia, Nigeria,
Bangladesh, Japan, Hong Kong, the
UAE, Korea, China, Singapore and
Malaysia. Mrs Soma Chaudhury, Coor-
dinator, FIEO, Eastern Region, accom-
panied the Indian delegation to
facilitate them during the fair.

   The product profile of Indian dele-
gates varied from agri products to en-
gineering items including the following:      Mrs Panabaka Lakshmi, Hon’ble Minister of State for Textiles, Government of India inaugurating the exhibition.
                                           Standing beind her is Mr. Vijay Gokhale, High Commissioner of India, Malaysia. On Mrs Lakshmi’s right is Mr Mustafa
                                                            Mohamed, Hon’ble Minister of International Trade and Industry, Govt. of Malaysia.
l    Agri products such as maize,
     soyabean, corn, sesame
l    Instant food products, spices,
     herbal tea, biscuits, tobacco,
     iodized salt, table salt.
l    Gem and Jewellery and fashion
l    Handicrafts items, eco-friendly
     jute and cotton bags, shopping,
     gift and fashion bags carry and
     beach bags, Christmas and wine
     bags with appliqué work, jute
     files and folders, jute mats and
l    Leather gift articles, ladies
     leather hand bags, men's and
     ladies leather wallets
l    Embroidered garments, embroi-
     dered scarves, shawls, stoles,
     high end beaded, ladies tops,             Mrs Soma Chaudhury, Coordinator, FIEO(ER) presenting a memento to Dr A Xavier Jayakumar, Hon’ble Minister
     scarves, stoles, shawls, hand-                of Health, Plantation Workers, Poverty & Caring Government, State of Selangor Government, Malaysia.
     made footwear's
l    Packaged software, biometric so-             general engineering parts                           tended by several dignitaries from
     lutions                               l      Processed bentonite                                 Malaysian Government to the High
l    Manufacturers of all kinds of fer-                                                               Commission of India, Malaysia. The in-
     rous and non ferrous machined            Mr Vijay Gokhale, High Commis-                          auguration of INTRADE Malaysia 2011
     components which are used for         sioner of India, Malaysia, hosted a                        was done by YB Dato' Mustapa Mo-
     various applications in automo-       dinner for the dignitaries and partic-                     hamed, Minister of International Trade
     biles, textiles, pumps, valves,       ipants on the eve of the fair.                             and Industry, Government of Malaysia.
     agriculture equipment, food pro-
     cessing equipment, aerospace,              The inauguration ceremony was at-                          The FIEO stall was inaugurated by

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       LEFT: From left, Mr Suresh Kumar J Gorasia, Dy. President, Kuala Lumpur & Selangor Indian Chamber of Commerce & Industry, Malaysia; Mrs Soma Chaudhury,
                Coordinator, FIEO; and Ms Santhi Ram, General Manager, Asia Congress Events (M) Sdn. Bhd., Malaysia. RIGHT: A view of the FIEO Stalls.

Mrs Panabaka Lakshmi, Minister of                      6.  Arohee, Orissa                                       Technology Co Ltd, Ms Santhi Ram,
State, Ministry of Textiles, Govern-                   7.  Varnika Exports (I) Pvt Ltd, Delhi                   General Manager, Asia Congress
ment of India, New Delhi, along with                   8.  Ankita Overseas, Delhi                               Events (M) Sdn Bhd, Mr Aseem R.
YB Dato' Mr Mustafa Mohamed, Min-                      9.  Fashionite Impex Pvt Ltd , Delhi                     Mahajan, Counsellor (E&C/P&I), High
ister of International Trade and In-                   10. Faheem Leather & Fashion (P)                         Commission of India, Malaysia, Mr
dustry, Government of Malaysia, Mr                         Ltd, Chennai                                         Vinesh Kalra, Second Secretary
Vijay Gokhale, High Commissioner of                    11. Q Plus Technologies Pvt Ltd,                         (Commerce), High Commission of
India, Malaysia etc.                                       Chennai                                              India, Malaysia.
                                                       12. Agri Business Centre, Gujarat
    Several visitors from the UAE,                     13. Gujarat Computer & Software                              The Kuala Lumpur & Selangor In-
Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Sudan,                         Ltd, Gujarat                                         dian Chamber of Commerce & In-
Ghana, Botswana, Nigeria, Jordan, Sri                                                                           dustry suggested that FIEO organize
Lanka, Bangladesh, Egypt, Cyprus,                          Dr A. Xavier Jayakumar, Minister                     a buyer seller meet in Malaysia. Mr
Scotland, Germany, the UK, Hungary,                    of Health & Plantation Workers, State                    Silvaraja informed that the Chamber
Indonesia, Thailand, the Philippines,                  of Selangor, Malaysia, visited the                       is organizing a Global Indian
China, and Malaysia visited the Indian                 FIEO stalls and interacted with the                      SMI/SME Forum & Networking Sum-
stalls. The footfall and sale on the first             participants. Other dignitaries who                      mit Malaysia 2012 to be held from
day was very encouraging for the par-                  visited the FIEO stalls are Mr Suresh                    16-18 February, 2012 at Sunway La-
ticipants. The list of participants in                 Kumar J. Gorasia, Deputy President,                      goon Resort Hotel. He handed a
the fair includes:                                     Mr M. Silvaraja and Mr Madhu Sudan                       brochure of the same to Mrs Chaud-
                                                       Nair, Hony Secretary General of the                      hury to request FIEO to consider
1.   Ashoka Exports, Kolkata                           Kuala Lumpur & Selangor Indian                           participation.
2.   Krishna Agrotech Ltd, Kolkata                     Chamber of Commerce & Industry,
3.   Kharkia Exim Pvt Ltd, Kolkata                     Mr Johny Tai, Chairman of SMI Asso-                         The feedback from Indian ex-
4.   Fab Food India Pvt Ltd, Orissa                    ciation of Malaysisa, Dato' Mohana                       hibitors was very positive and en-
5.   Premsai Exports (I) Pvt Ltd,                      Krishnan, President, International                       couraging with a suggestion to
     Orissa                                            Business, Shenzhen Wenzhengxin                           extend the fair from 3 to 5 days. n

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