Workshop on Secure Trade and Transfers of Chemical : Regulations & Good Practices in India

July 28, 2022 at Hilton, Chennai

Sri Balaji Vidyapeeth (SBV) and Indian Chemical Council (ICC-Southern Region), in collaboration with The Henry L. Stimson Center (USA), are organizing a one-day workshop on “Secure Trade and Transfers of Chemical: Regulations & Good Practices in India”. The workshop has been scheduled for 28.07.2022 in Chennai, India.

The workshop aims to enhance awareness among the chemical industry segments of the applicable domestic and international laws governing trade in chemicals, particularly dual-use items, i.e., have legitimate civilian use but can also be adapted for weapons-related use. The workshop shall also illustrate how higher standards of export control compliance will help the companies move up the value chain in their operations, access advanced technology and equipment, forge deeper international partnerships, enhance their footprint and market share, and in the process contribute to the overarching goals of the Make in India campaign.

Officials from competent Government of India agencies, including Directorate General of Foreign Trade (DGFT) [Ministry of Commerce & Industry, MoC&I], Department of Chemicals and Petrochemicals (DCPC) [Ministry of Chemicals & Fertilizers, MoC&F], Disarmament & International Security Affairs (D&ISA) [Ministry of External Affairs, MEA], along with select subject matter experts from India and USA, will make presentations and conduct interactive sessions.

Past Event

Workshop on Secure Trade and Transfers of Biotechnology: Regulations & Good Practices in India

April 26, 2022 at Krishna Hall, Shangri-La, Bengaluru

Sri Balaji Vidyapeeth (SBV) and the Association of Biotechnology-led Enterprises (ABLE) In collaboration with The Henry L. Stimson Center (USA) organized one-day workshop on “Secure Trade and Transfers of Biotechnology: Regulations & Good Practices in India”. The workshop was held on 26.04.2022 in Bangalore, India. 

The workshop was attended by nearly 100 bioindustry participants, where experts from the competent GoI offices like DGFT, DBT, and select subject matter experts from India and the USA presented on various aspects of trade regulations, compliance, biosafety, biosecurity, etc. to enhance awareness and update knowledge of strategic trade regulations, including export control of SCOMET items.

A workshop report summarizing lessons learned, industry appreciation, and recommendations, will be shared soon with all stakeholders and line ministries to contribute to GOI efforts to enhance corporate awareness of SCOMET compliance procedures and related incentives.

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