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“We see several hundred or more jobs, local Canadian jobs that we can expand into,” Infosys CEO Salil Parekh told the Prime Minister at a meeting Tuesday morning.

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What about Canadian companies in India?As for the $750M Canadian companies are investing in India, the majority goes to the country’s challenged financial sector. Brookfield is spending $480 million to buy Indian Canada Goose Outlet investor Essar’s 1.25 million square foot office canada goose store complex in Mumbai. Fairfax India Holdings Corporation of Canada also announced it’s spending $200 million on a 51 per cent stake in the Catholic Syrian Bank Ltd. It’s the first time canada goose clearance sale the Reserve Bank of India let a foreign body take a controlling interest in an Indian bank.

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Kasi Rao of the Canada India Business Council called the Fairfax purchase “remarkable,” and a testament to how big business can still be done between the two countries without a Canada India Foreign Investment Promotion and Protection Agreement (FIPA) in place.

How remarkable is a billion dollar investment?It’s a lot when you zoom in Canada and Indian share $8 billion in trade annually, so an eighth of that adds quite a bit.

canada goose outlet jackets But in the big picture, it’s still a drop in the Canada Goose Online bucket. Two billion dollars flows between Canadian and American borders every single day. India has huge untapped potential with a population of 1.3 billion people and an economy growing rapidly at seven per cent. canada goose outlet jackets

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canada goose outlet uk sale Akash Sahai runs block chain business DLT Labs in both canada goose uk black friday Toronto and canada goose outlet India. He thinks FIPA would make things a lot easier for both countries. canada goose outlet uk sale

“Businesses in Canada that have looked at India as perhaps too difficult, and too foreign and maybe a mythI think FIPA will remove that canada goose uk outlet myth for them,” he said.

“FIPA is an important issue,” said Rao, even if big business can be done without it. “Canadian corporate boards are approaching their risk tolerance and I think for them to make deeper investments into India, having a FIPA in place is important.”

Rao calls the 500+ turnout at Trudeau’s event an “important accomplishment” and a sign of change, as it would have been a “hard sell” a couple of years ago. “In all my years in the Canada India space, I have not canada goose factory sale seen that level of interest.”.