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2021

  • Decoding Labour Codes 2020 - The Ministry of Labour and Employment has finalised rules under the four labour codes. The one on Wages was passed by Parliament in 2019 while the three other codes got clearance from both the Houses in 2020. So now all the four codes are ready to be notified at one go and is ... more

  • WTC Kochi commemorates International Women’s Day - The International Women’s Day was commemorated at the World Trade Center Kochi. A meeting was organized to felicitate the women supporting staff. Their contribution had been instrumental in keeping the operations smooth during the pandemic. They were also congratulated for the... more

  • Meeting with the new CEO-Kerala IT Parks - Mr. John M Thomas has been appointed by the Government of Kerala as the new Chief Executive Officer, IT Parks. A team from Brigade Group representing World Trade Center Kochi and Four Points by Sheraton met him in Kochi and extended all support for the development of IT and IT... more

  • Virtual Selling for Sales Professionals - World Trade Center Kochi organized a certified online workshop on “Virtual Selling for Sales Professionals” with Mr. Rakesh Gopinathan, Mentor & Coach, WowRakesh as the faculty. Mr. Rakesh spoke about the importance of content, creativity and communication in B2B, B2I and ... more

  • Analysis of the Union Budget 2021-22 - The Union budget 2021-22 was presented on 1st February 2021 by Honourable Finance Minister, Ms. Nirmala Sitaraman. To discuss on the implications it had on the direct and indirect taxes, World Trade Center Kochi in association with Indo American Chamber of Commerce and BDO Ind... more

  • Webinar on RoDTEP Scheme - The Finance Ministry in the press conference held on 14th September 2019 announced the rollout of Remission of Duties and Taxes on Exported Products scheme (RoDTEP) replacing the existing Merchandise Exports from India Scheme (MEIS). In this context, World Trade Center Kochi i... more

  • India-US Relationship under Biden administration - An online conversation was organized between Ambassador T.P. Sreenivasan, Former DCM, Washington & Ambassador of India to United Nations and Mr. Mukund Padmanabhan, Former Editor - The Hindu, Chairman - World Editors Forum. They discussed the changes that could happen unde... more

2020

  • Workshop on Letter of credit and Incoterms - World Trade Center Bengaluru, Kochi and Chennai in association with World Trade Center Pune organized a certified online workshop on International Letter of credit and Incoterms. Mr. Ramesh Kshirsagar, Former General Manager & Chief Risk Officer - Treasury & Internatio... more

  • Hong Kong - India Business Scenario - World Trade Center Kochi organised an online session titled "Hong Kong - India Business Scenario: Regulatory, Tax and Trade". Mr. Rajesh Bhagat, Consultant, Hong Kong Trade Development Council; Mr. Neeraj Dubey, Partner, Singh & Associates; Mr. Surendra Singh Chandrawat, M... more

  • Workshop on Art of Managing Change and Transition - The World Trade Center Kochi organized a certified online workshop on “Art of Managing Change and Transition” at Work”. Mr. Mark Sequeira, Principal Consultant and CEO, Maestro Human Resources Pvt. Ltd. was the faculty. Mr. Sequeira through storytelling, analogies and group ta... more