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Punjab looking for investments from Japan for Agro Processing Sector

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09 July, Chandigarh: To further boost investments in agro-processing industry, Invest Punjab has presented Opportunities to Japan on “Agro-Processing sector”. A Webinar was organised by the Indian Embassy at Tokyo to showcase the state’s agrarian economy with unlimited opportunities and enormous growth potential.

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The Additional CEO Invest Punjab Isha Kalia highlighted the strong existing ecosystem and vast scope of agro-processing industry. The opportunities are open for both inward investments and collaboration on use of high end technologies in Agriculture. Pointing out further, ACEO said that such engagements have not only given the State an opportunity to understand the expectations of the foreign partners but also helped in a more focused pitch to investors.

Invest Punjab has a dedicated Japan Desk to facilitate Japanese investment in the State. The Japan Desk helps in enhancing visibility of Punjab in international regions and also works on collaborations and partnerships.

During the webinar with Japan, the Director General Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO) Mr. Yasuyuki Murahashi emphasized the strong ecosystem in Punjab with peaceful labour relations.

Notably, Punjab is a one of the major destinations in India for inward investments from Japan.

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