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Ontario concludes successful virtual mission to India

Christian Fernsby |
The Ontario government has concluded a productive virtual mission to India, resulting in new partnerships and increased export and investment opportunities for Ontario businesses.

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Topics: INDIA   

During the virtual mission, a business delegation had over 100 meetings with industry leaders while attending India Mobile Congress, the largest digital and technology forum in South Asia, and events hosted by the Indo-Canadian Business Chamber and the Canada-India Business Council.

PackUniverse International Inc., an export and domestic packaging solutions producer, announced an investment of $6 million for the first phase of construction to build a state-of-the-art manufacturing facility in Ontario, which will create more than 40 jobs over the next two years.

Plastic Component Industries (PCI), an auto parts manufacturer, announced that it will be opening its first international facility in Ontario, investing $4 million and creating 80 jobs over the next three years.

Continued discussions with Ontario to renew an agreement with the State of Maharashtra and sign a new agreement with the State of Karnataka. These agreements would help strengthen economic relations between the regions and give Ontario companies a competitive advantage to access these markets that are at the forefront of India's economic development.

Minister Fedeli also held productive meetings with leading India-based tech companies like Infosys, HCL, Wipro, Tata Consulting Services, ICICI Bank, as well as senior government officials and corporate executives across a range of sectors.

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