BRUSSELS: Port authorities of Antwerp in Belgium, the second largest port in Europe, will visit India to attract investments. India generated a record five million tonnes of cargo in Antwerp in 2014, Antwerp port said in a statement.
The port of Antwerp has long been convinced of the economic growth potential of India,” it said. Already in 2006, the Port authority appointed its first full-time representative in the port city of Mumbai (in India). The western Indian cities of Mumbai, Pune and Nasik together form the ‘Golden Triangle’ of India which, with industries such as IT services, car-making, manufacturingand biotech, is one of the country’s most important economic regions. Mumbai is one of the top 10 commercial cities in the world,” it said.
Antwerp port will be holding an investment seminar in Mumbai and Pune. At this seminar, the port authority together with representatives from Flanders Investment & Trade and the Belgian ministry of finance will present the advantages of the port of Antwerp as an excellent investment location.