American Businesses to visit Chennai, Bengaluru and Hyderabad

The US Commercial Service will bring 19 U.S. companies to South India May 9-13 as part of Trade Winds, the US Department of Commerce’s largest annual trade mission program. The Trade Winds program includes an Indo-Pacific focused business forum in New Delhi with regional and industry specific conference sessions and consultations with U.S. diplomats representing commercial markets throughout the region.  The overall delegation to India consists of more than 100 US companies.

In South India, Trade Winds has organized three mission stops in Chennai, Bengaluru and Hyderabad.  At each mission stop, attending companies will learn about the business environment, explore opportunities, and conduct business-to-business meetings with potential partners. Manoj Desai, the Principal Commercial Officer in South India, said, “South India plays an important and growing role in our bilateral commercial relationship, especially in the areas of defense, information technology, space, education, energy, environment, and healthcare.”  

He added, “Indian companies looking to represent U.S. firms in a distributor and sales capacity or to invest in the U.S. should contact [email protected].” The US Commercial Service, part of the US Department of Commerce’s International Trade Administration, promotes US trade and investment through its presence in over 75 countries, including seven offices in India.  For more information, please visit