The last edition held in Delhi had 35 International trade development organisations,
160 entrepreneurs and 27 experts from 39 countries, in the three day event where issues of
international best practices on SME development and cooperation, sectoral business opportunities
for SMEs & problems faced by women entrepreneurs, were among the topics discussed.
Poland, with 15 delegates, had the largest delegation, followed by Uzbekistan with 8 SMEs and Ghana
with seven. More than Four hundred selected SMEs from India participated and signed 17 agreements with
enterprises of UK, Russia, Uzbekistan, Poland, Bhutan, Austria, Czech Republic, Cameroon and Sri Lanka.
These agreements are in 12 sectors covering food processing, agriculture, textiles, defense,
ammunition, waste management, dairy products, coal, jewellery, health care and education.