WTC Goa celebrates World Trade Day Goa 2019

May 30, 2019

World Trade Center Goa along with World Trade Center Mumbai celebrated World Trade Day Goa 2019 on 30th May 2019 at Goa.

World Trade Day is a unique initiative of World Trade Centers across the Globe to create awareness on International Trade and its impact on Economic Development and Regional growth. The objective of the World Trade Day is to encourage small and medium enterprises to explore opportunities in capacity building, international trade and exports.

Mr. Mc Eugene Pinto, Co-founder an Partner, KitZai Imports n Exports, in his presentation on how exports can be catalyzed, said that Goan companies have beautiful products that they can export throughout the globe, but unfortunately, they get so much engrossed in the running of the company that they actually neglect to emphasize on the hardcore selling and marketing of the product. He opined that paying more attention to this aspect will give a boost to their selling activity and result in a dramatic change in the positive bottom-line.

On topic of " Data Protection & Cyber Security for Global Trade", Mr Ambar Kamat, Director, Eintellize Infotech Private Limited made a detailed presentation on the Global Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). He highlighted that this is a legal framework that sets guidelines for collection and processing of personal information from Individuals who live in the EU. Mr Kamat also explained that even companies not selling directly to the EU would have to be very well versed with this regulation as it applies regardless where the websites are based. He also touched upon the areas of how each company can protect its data while doing cross border trade. 

Mr Arman Bankley, Partner AR-Mines Industries & Secretary, Vibrant Goa Foundation gave a lucid presentation on the Vibrant Goa - Global Expo & Summit 2019, that will be organized from 17th to 19th October 2019, at Goa. 

World Trade Center Greater Philadelphia has brought out a an " Export Revenue Assistance Programme" (ERAP), that will be of great help to companies who are interested in selling into the United States of America. Mr Cyril Desouza, Assistant Director, Trade Promotion, World Trade Center Goa, made a presentation on the same which was specifically targeted to those companies who would be desiring to achieve business expansion by selling their products in the US market. He also distributed copies of the ERAP to all the delegates present . 

 Seen in picture 1 (L-R) : Mr. Cyril Desouza, Assistant Director - Trade Promotion, WTC Goa, Mr. Mc Eugen Pinto - Co-founder and partner KitZai Imports n Exports, Mr. Ambar Kamat- Director, Eintellize Infotech Pvt Ltd and Mr. Arman Bankley, Partner, AR- Mine's Industries & Secretary, Vibrant Goa Foundation.