SBF Business Mission to India (Mumbai & New Delhi)

The Singapore Business Federation (SBF) is organizing this business mission to New Delhi and Mumbai in conjunction with a high-level visit to India.  The SBF CEOs High Level delegation will be visiting New Delhi, thecapital city and Mumbai, the financial hub.

The objectives of this mission are for participants to gain a first-hand understanding of the economy, market dynamics and emerging business sectors in India; and to establish useful business and high-level official contacts through our India-wide networks of associations, business chambers and key government agencies.


Mission Programme Highlights

  • Participation in the India-Singapore Business Forum in New Delhi
  • Numerous Business Networking sessions with the top echelons of the business community in New Delhi and Mumbai
  • Meetings with top officials of key business-related Ministries in New Delhi and Mumbai
  • Briefing sessions on India’s latest economic developments, investment and business opportunities as well as fundamentals on India’s tax, legal, labour, import & export, licensing systems



Key Facts about India

  • Huge Market with a population of 1.339 billion
  • By 2030, India will be the world’s youngest population and home to 1 billion internet users.
  • By 2030, nearly 80% of households will be middle-income, up from about 50% today. The middle class will drive 75% of consumer spending in 2030.
  • As 140 million households move into the middle class and another 20 million move into the high-income bracket by 2030, they will spend 2-2.5x more on essential categories (food, beverages, apparel, personal care, gadgets, transport and housing) and 3-4x more on services (healthcare, education, entertainment and household care). Upper-middle-income and high-income entrants will drive a 15-20% increase in the ownership of durables (washing machines, refrigerators, TVs and personal vehicles).
  • India has maintained an impressive track record on growth and development.In the past decade, the economy has grown at nearly 7-8% per year.
  • Digital India 2030: As many as 50-70% of the most digitally connected consumers today, across income levels, already use digital platforms for product discovery and pre-purchase research. By 2030, more than 40% of all purchases will be highly digitally influenced, up from 20-22% today.
  • Explore & Size up new business and investment opportunities in India especially in following industries:



FMCG and General trading

Infrastructure, Building & Construction

Energy and Power

Information Technology

Oil and Gas

Shipping and Logistics


Professional Services



Registration Details for Participation

Registration and confirmation of participation will be conducted on a First-Come First-Served basis due to limited size of the business delegation.


If you would like to register your interest to participant in this mission, please email to:


Mark Yeo         Email:  / Tel: 6827 6891


Valerie Teo       Email:  / Tel: 6701 1134


Claire Lim        Email: / Tel: 6827 6898



1/5/2020 - 1/10/2020

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