Indian agri-machinery at 84th International Agricultural Fair,Novi Sad, Serbia (13-19 May, 2017)

Indian agri-machinery at 84th International Agricultural Fair,Novi Sad, Serbia (13-19 May, 2017)

Embassy of India


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Indian agri-machinery at 84th International Agricultural Fair,
Novi Sad, Serbia (13-19 May, 2017)


The 84th International Agricultural Fair held from 13-19 May 2017, in Novi Sad is the largest agribusiness event in Serbia and one of the largest agricultural events in South-East Europe which brings together the biggest players who present their products and services in the area of agricultural production, food and beverage industry, agricultural machinery, food-processing industry equipment, chemical and protective substances, organic food, as well as other products and services in agribusiness. First Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Mr. Ivica Dacic inaugurated the fair on 13th May 2017 which brought together more than 1,500 exhibitors from 60 countries and the most prominent businesspeople from the Serbian agriculture industry and other sectors.

Mrs. Narinder Chauhan, Ambassador of India visited the fair on 17th May and interacted with representatives of prominent Indian agri-machinery companies, namely, Indian tractor manufacturers TAFE (represented by Amalgamations Group), Mahindra & Mahindra (represented by Agropanonka) and Sonalika (represented by FPM Agromehanika).

Agriculture & food processing and agricultural machinery are high on India-Serbia bilateral commercial agenda and was taken up by the Prime Ministers of the two countries on the sidelines of Vibrant Gujarat Summit in January 2017 as well as during the 3rd meeting of Joint Economic Committee ( 10 March 2017). These crucial industry segments in India-Serbia trade relations have good potential for trade and investment growth. Indian agri-machinery companies enjoy a fine reputation in Serbia and the Balkans. Indian company Mahindra and Sonalika are assembling tractors in Serbia through their local partners.

May 19, 2017

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