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First UK India Business Centre opened in Gurgaon to help British SMEs enter India

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September 20, 2013 | COMMENTS ( 0 )

First UK India Business Centre opened in Gurgaon to help British SMEs enter India

The first UK India Business Centre was opened on Thursday in Gurgaon to help British companies, especially SMEs, enter the Indian market.

 

This is the first such centre to open in a major emerging market since Prime Minister David Cameron's announcement in November that Britain would go ahead with an initiative designed to transform the support given to the UK business overseas.

 

Lord Stephen Green, Trade and Investment Minister, flew in with a delegation of 11 British trade associations to launch the centre, which is supported by UK Trade and Investment (UKTI) and the British Business Groups (BBGs). 

 

The UK India Business Centre is located in Infinity Towers, Cyber City, Gurgaon and will act as the “hub” within the important North Central economic region in India. It will also have a "spoke" in Connaught Place, Central Delhi. 

 

The trade delegates at Thursday's opening included senior representatives from the Aerospace Defence & Security Group (ADS), the Association of British Healthcare Industries (ABHI), the British Chamber of Commerce (BCC), British Expertise, etc.

 

Haryana Chief Minister Bhupindar Singh Hooda participated in a lamp lighting ceremony which was attended by leading UK and Indian businessmen and policy makers.

 

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