First BRICS Trade Fair & Exhibition begins in Delhi:
First BRICS Trade Fair & Exhibition begins in Delhi on Thursday. The ministers will adopt the framework for co-operation dealing in various sectors including SMEs, services, intellectual property rights, non-tariff measures resolution.
Commerce and Industry Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will host the meet, which will be attended by her counterparts from Brazil, China, Russia and South Africa.
On Wednesday, the first three-day BRICS Trade Fair commenced at Pragati Maidan on the theme ‘Building BRICS – Innovation for Collaboration’. The Fair will focus on ‘start-ups’ and will bring together young entrepreneurs from across BRICS nations on this platform.
It is showcasing about 20 key sectors ranging from aerospace, auto and auto components, green energy, railways, infrastructure, tourism, gems and jewellery and skill development. The trade fair is expected to give an impetus to intra-BRICS economic engagement and to foster connects amongst members of our business community.
Vice-President Mohammed Hamid Ansari and the Trade Ministers of all BRICS nations have been invited to address the participants and share their vision for economic engagement at the BRICS Business Forum.