past events/CIFIT 2O15

Make in India Pavilion at the China International Fair for Investment & Trade showcased the investment opportunities for Chinese firm in construction, heavy machinery, telecommunication, energy and mining. The pavilion had participation from various manufacturing states and SEZs.
8th-11th September 2O15
Xiamen, China
CIFIT Gallery


The Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) with the support of the Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Govt. of India organized the Make in India Pavilion from 8-11 September, 2015 in Xiamen, China during the CIFIT to showcase the investment opportunities for Chinese companies in the focused sectors. The Indian Pavilion at CIFIT had participation from the States, SEZs and Industry.


A Make in India Seminar was organized on the Inaugural day of CIFIT. Mr Ishtiyaque Ahmed, Director, DIPP in his Presentation highlighted the opportunities for foreign investors in India. A presentation was also made by Mr Deepak Bagla, MD & CEO, Invest India wherein he highlighted the Investment Scenario in India and how Invest India can facilitate the entry of overseas investors. Mr. Y.K. Sailas Thangal, Consul General of India, Guangzhou, Mr. Yan Zhiping, Vice Chairman, CCPIT, China also addressed at the Seminar. Presentations were also made by the participating States and SEZs for inviting Investments


On the second day of CIFIT State Investment Roundtable was organized wherein the Indian states – Odisha and Jharkhand made the Presentation on Investment Opportunities in their states.


More than 200 G2B and B2B were organised at the Make in India Pavilion during the show and some of the major investment enquires were made by companies like SK China, International Group Ltd., Lenovo, Dell, beside others.


To add value for the Indian Delegation FICCI also organized an Industry visit to Lenovo, Dell and Panasonic at Xiamen Torch High-tech Industrial Development Zone where in the delegates met the Senior Officials from these Companies.


Besides this FICCI also created opportunities for Business Networking for the Indian Delegates at various programs alongside CIFIT which includes 14th World Business Leaders Conference & Business matchmaking; Seminar on the Investment Opportunities in BRICS Countries and Networking Dinner hosted by Vice Mayor of Xiamen.