“Today we have a solid platform for growth and Gujarat presents bright prospect for the success of trade and industry”, said Chief Minister Shri Narendra Modi while addressing to the chemical buyer-seller meet held today at Gandhinagar as a part of Vibrant Gujarat Global Investors’ Summit 2011.
Chief Minister expressed confidence that the buyers and sellers in the chemical sector stands to gain maximum benefits from the meet. He congratulated the delegates present on the occasion.
Shri Maheshwar Sahu, Principal Secretary for Industries Department, said that chemical industry has sustained the momentum despite global meltdown. Industrialists from the world over are looking at Gujarat. Considering the bright prospects available in Gujarat, MoUs worth Rs.27-billion US dollars are inked on the first day of the summit.
The meet was organized jointly by Chemexcil and Indext-B where around 100 businessmen and high officials from 30 countries around the globe took part. The meet will highlight the possibilities of investment as well the present strength in the sectors like basic organic, bio fertilizer, agro chemical, organic chemical, cosmetics, cluster oil and others.
Shri S.K.Nanda, Principal Secretary, Forest Department, said that today when chemical sector is facing tough competition, quality remains the key issue. Shri Nanda stressed the need to undertake research and to remain in step with global currents. Research is also a crucial factor in order to keep pace with the happenings around the world. Gujarat has made its mark in the chemical sector on the global map, he added.
Shri Bhupendra Patel, Regional Chaiman, Chemexcil and Shri Anandlal Siriya, Chairman of Chemexcil also addressed the meet. GDMA president Shri Shankar Patel and office bearers of Chemexcil were also present during the meet.