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Tuesday, May 22, 2018 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM


Speaker Shantanu Sarkar

India is our 9th largest goods trading partner with $67.7 billion in total (two way) goods trade during 2016. Has your company considered the opportunities? Shantanu Sarkar is a U.S. Commercial Assistant based in Kolkata, India. As the Commercial Advisor in the U.S. International Trade Administration's Commercial Services team, he works with U.S. businesses to help them enter and navigate the Indian market. Mr. Sarkar joined the U.S. Commerical Service in 2008 and is responsible for the development of U.S. trade and business in Eastern India and adjoining Bangladesh. Mr. Sarkar has over seventeen years of diverse professional experience in the field of marketing, business development, and operations. he is part of several important commercial initiatives to support the emerging economic partnership between the U.S. and India, and is the team lead in India for the mining and industrial materials sectors. Mr. Sarkar will present on opportunities and challenges for U.S. businesses entering the Indian market. Companies interested in one-on-one meetings with Mr. Sarkar should email to arrange a time.

The Global Business Club of Mid-Michigan focuses on global issues of interest to the mid-Michigan business community. The monthly GB Club luncheons provide outstanding speakers and relaxed networking opportunities. With extensive international experience, the speakers wrap personal insights around a practical and up-to-the-minute approach to conducting international trade.


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