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IACC in Information Exchange Pact with Houston Chamber

Major boost to bilateral business prospects

Apr 24, 2015   19:16 IST 
New Delhi, Delhi, India

Indo-American Chamber of Commerce (IACC) today signed an agreement of mutual cooperation with the Greater Houston Partnership (GHP) and Indo American Chamber of Commerce of Greater Houston (IACCGH). The agreement was signed by Mr. Asoke K Laha, National President, IACC, Mr. Robert Pertierra, Chief Economic Development Officer, Greater Houston Partnership and Mr. Ashok Garg, President, Indo-American Chamber of Commerce of Greater Houston.


Through the agreement, IACC, GHP and IACCGH have mutually agreed to take the initiative to exchange trade, market and economy information, and to disseminate to all relevant business people of all parties information on goods, services and partnership possibilities that may be available from all parties, including airports, seaports, air cargo and maritime cargo in both the Houston region and India.


They have also agreed to promote trade and industrial missions in both the Houston region and India to establish joint-ventures, organize meetings and seminars in both the Houston region and India to inform business people about potential investments, joint-ventures and advantageous trade opportunities for all parties, organize the visits of investment experts for the purpose of conducting surveys on each party's existing investment opportunities, thus keeping both business communities informed in readiness to facilitate enhanced cooperation and investment projects between the Houston region and India’s business community.


The agreement is another step for the IACC towards expanding and enhancing Indo-US partnership. According to Mr. Laha“This agreement is in line with our vision statement. The need is to enhance opportunities and connectivity for businesses involved in key areas of bilateral trade. It is the building block of of the emergent  strategic partnership between India and US that seeks to promote trade and industrial missions and to establish joint ventures for the betterment of both the countries.”


About Indo-American Chamber of Commerce (IACC):

Established in 1968, the Indo-American Chamber of Commerce (IACC) is a non-government, industry led and industry-managed organization, playing a proactive role in India's development process that serves as a much needed link between the business communities of India and the United States of America. IACC is the only bilateral Chamber of Commerce in India, which is committed to development of Indo-US business and trade relations.


About Greater Houston Partnership (GHP):

The Greater Houston Partnership is comprised of more than 1,200 member companies, and attracts community-minded business leaders who want to be involved in Houston’s positive growth and influence the direction in which Houston is going. Business leaders from across the region collaborate to make Houston one of the best places to live, work and build a business


About Indo-American Chamber of Commerce of Greater Houston (IACCGH):

The Indo-American Chamber of Commerce of Greater Houston was established in 1999. We are grateful to our board members, advisors, staff, and volunteers who serve this organization with passion to bring it today are success and provide tomorrow’s vision. The Chamber Board consists of active and well recognized members from our business and social community. We appreciate all their time and effort.

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