BEIJING, Apr 23 (Agencies): Top Chinese businesses took part in the “India-China Business and Investment Forum” organised in Shanghai to discuss opportunities for investment in India for Chinese companies.

The forum was organised by the Indian Consulate in Shanghai in association with the Council of the World’s Investment Summit held in Shanghai yesterday.

About 80 participants drawn from various business sectors, representatives of Chinese chambers of commerce and industry and potential investors in and around Shanghai, Jiangsu and Zhejiang attended the Investment Forum, a press release from Shanghai Consulate said today.

A delegation from the Maharashtra Industrial Development Corporation (MIDC) led by Sunil Porwal, Principal Secretary, Ministry of Textiles, Maharashtra government participated in the seminar.

Porwal and the Consul General Naveen Srivastava addressed the theme sessions.

Srivastava presented an overview of India-China bilateral economic relations, prospects for further strengthening these relations and the opportunities for investment available in India for Chinese companies.

Porwal highlighted the potential specific investment projects available in Maharashtra and invited Chinese companies to consider investing in India which offers advantages such as a conducive policy framework, competitive and skilled labour and a large and growing market.

News Updated at : Thursday, April 24, 2014