China–India Investment Events to be Held in Shanghai and Beijing

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May 20 – Dezan Shira & Associates is hosting two China-India investment seminars in Beijing and Shanghai next week that details aspects of bilateral trade between the two countries as well as investment opportunities for businesses in China to participate in India.

The seminars will be presented by Chris Devonshire-Ellis, the firm’s founding partner, who will discuss bilateral trade and India investment opportunities; Manjeet Kripalani, executive director of Gateway House and ex-CEO of BusinessWeek, who will discuss bilateral trade and relations; and Mark Hannant of Veri Communications who will discuss corporate communications in India.

The seminar will then be followed by the launch of the new India Briefing Guide to Doing Business in India and a cocktail networking event. The event will also feature a performance from the Incredible India campaign, complimentary drinks and snacks.

Bilateral trade between China and India is expected to reach US$60 billion this year and marks the 60th anniversary of Sino-India diplomatic relations. India’s President, Smt. Pratibha Devisingh Patil is also in China next week on a state visit. The China-India events are the perfect opportunity to learn about the dynamics between the two emerging nations and the potential for business in India for China-based businesses.

Events to take place as follows:

May 25, Tuesday
Business seminar: 5:00 – 6:30 p.m.
Networking event: 6:30 p.m. to late
Kathleen’s 5, People’s Square, 325 Nanjing Xi Lu

May 27, Thursday
Business seminar: 5:00-6:30 p.m.
Networking event: 6:30 p.m. to late
Capital Club, Capital Mansions, Chaoyang

China Briefing readers are welcome to attend, however places are limited and must be reserved in advance. Reservations may be made to

This event is co-sponsored by The Times of India, Lexis Nexis, Nottingham University Business School China, Incredible India, Delhi 2010 Commonwealth Games, China Daily, Dezan Shira & Associates, The Grand Hyatt, Crown Removals, China International Business, Shanghai Business Review, That’s Shanghai, New Concept Mandarin, China Travel Depot, Sunrise Travel, Rose Duke, Urban IE, Kocoon, and The Wine Republic.

Dezan Shira & Associates’ downloadable PDF brochure “Doing Business in India” may also be accessed here.

Chris Devonshire-Ellis is the principal and founding partner of Dezan Shira & Associates, establishing the firm’s China practice in 1992. The firm now has 10 offices in China. For advice over China strategy, trade, investment, legal and tax matters please contact the firm at The firm’s brochure may be downloaded here. Chris also contributes to India Briefing , Vietnam Briefing , Asia Briefing and 2point6billion