National Conference
Role of Trade Finance for Inclusive Growth

12 January, 2018, Hotel Lalit, Sahar Airport Road, Mumbai

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 Chief Guest 
Smt. Rita A Teaotia, Commerce Secretary, Ministry of Commerce, GOI

Key Note Speaker
Shri Yaduvendra Mathur, Additional Secretary, NITI Aayog, GOI

Trade finance has been a key catalyst of the expansion of international trade in the past century, and bank-intermediated transactions now represent more than a third of world trade, equal to trillions of dollars each year. However, there are significant gaps in provision and therefore many companies cannot access the financial tools that they need.

The supply or shortage of trade finance hurts SMEs the most, and thus has negative knock-on effects for economies and families across the globe. It is the time to rethinking Trade Finance business and need to focus on issues related to the trade finance gap, access to finance, export finance and supply chain finance.

Given the importance of trade finance for trade and economic growth, ASSOCHAM is organizing National conference on Trade Finance to tackle the issues facing in smooth domestic Trade finance as well as Global Trade finance and suggest measure to increase the availability of trade finance , tools techniques, for its optimal use in India. Post conference we will submit a concrete policy recommendation to concerned ministries and regulators to stimulate Trade Finance growth.

In this backdrop, ASSOCHAM in association with NITI AYOG is organizing National Conference on Trade Finance scheduled on 12th January 2018 at Hotel Lalit, Mumbai.

We are pleased to inform that Smt. Rita A Teaotia, Commerce Secretary, Ministry of Commerce has kindly agreed to inaugurate the conference as Chief Guest.

Deloitte is the knowledge partner for the conference.

The deliberations at the conference will serve as a game-changer and help authorities in addressing the apprehensions and issues raised by different stakeholders.

Key Areas of Discussions

Trade Finance Challenges: Forms, Techniques 
Role of Trade Finance for SMEs – The way forward 
Fintech? Easing Trade Finance Norms 
Global trade finance markets: structure and recent trends 
Project Exports

Your participation as speaker or as delegate would add immense value to the content of the conference.

Registration form and summit brochure enclosed here with for your kind reference.

Request members to kindly make it convenient to attend and participate the important conferences.

We look forward for your kind confirmation.


Chandan Kumar 
Director, Department of Banking & Financial Services 
ASSOCHAM Corporate office 
5, Sardar Patel Marg, Chanakyapuri, 
New Delhi - 110 021 
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Registration Fees: 

  • Delegate Fees Rs. 2,500/- + GST (@18%) :
  • Concessions 20% Concession For ASSOCHAM Members :
  • 30% Concession For Early Bird Concession (Before 31st December 2017):