INDIA STEEL EXPO 2019 - January 22-24, 2019 at Mumbai, India

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Subject: INDIA STEEL EXPO 2019

     4th edition of International Exhibition & Conference on Steel Industry – ‘INDIA STEEL EXPO 2019’ is being organized by the Ministry of Steel, Government of India along with the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) from January 22-24, 2019 at Bombay Exhibition Centre, Mumbai, India. Ministry of Commerce and Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India are extending their support to the event to

1. Generate interest of Steel Industry stakeholders to participate in Exhibition,

2. Firming up Country Pavilion at the event

3. Invite large institutional buyers to attend the event as Hosted Foreign Buyers


4. Visa facilitation of the buyers, visitors and exhibitors.

India Steel Expo 2019 will also provide a unique opportunity to International Steel Producers, Technology Companies to showcase their equipment, latest technology and their best practices through Live demonstrations in 12,000 sq. meters of exhibition area and also provides an excellent platform to buyers, sellers, technology providers, manufacturers, traders, importers, investors and and other allied organizations/ institutions from Steel industry to interact and develop healthy business relationship with Indian steel industry.

Exhibitor Profile is enclosed. For more information the event website may be visited.

Reverse Buyer Seller Meet (RBSM) is planned during India Steel Expo 2019 where more than 300 Foreign Buyers from Africa, CIS, Middle East, Developing Asia including SAARC and other important regions will be invited and hosted by FICCI. The main objective of organising RBSM during the event is to have scheduled B-2-B and B-2-G meetings of these hosted foreign buyers from across the globe with the Exhibitors and enhance multilateral trade in the steel sector. The RBSM will help to:

·       Inform the foreign buyers about the steel products manufactured in India.

·       Provide an insight of quality and cost advantages of Indian steel products.

·       Establish business linkages for procurement of steel manufactured in India.

·       Attract technology tie-ups, collaborations and joint ventures with Indian steel   


·       Encourage foreign investment to new areas of the Indian steel sector.

·       Bring best practices in the sector from around the world.

·       Increase the trade in steel sector with India.

Organisers have requested to provide the complete details of recommended buyers as per the below format now latest by 7th November 2018: ‎‎







Office Phone#





Complete details of buyers in the required format may be provided to Mr. Sudhanshu Gupta, Senior Assistant Director, FICCI (Mobile No: +919873311557) on E-mail: ‎  within the stipulated date of 7th   November 2018.

      All the recommended buyers are required to register online on the event website link: OR send back to the organisers the duly filled IndiaSteelExpo2019 Registration Form (MS Word file) along with photo, passport and employee photo ID and Visiting/Business/Name Card on E-mails: ‎  by 11th Nov 2018. The final selection/ shortlisting will be done by the Screening Committee.

      The tentative deadlines for Hosted Foreign Buyer Program are as below:





Last date for receipt of recommended buyer complete details from Indian missions abroad, Foreign missions in India and Industry leaders.



Last date for online registration by the buyer on event website link


E-mail registration by buyers by sending back Registration Word File duly typed along with complete profile, photograph and copy of passport (valid upto 31st July 2019), Employee photo ID and Visiting/Business/Name Card.  Concerned mission will be copied by buyer in this mail.

‘Registration Received Successfully’ emails are sent to buyers.

11- Nov-2018.


Screening of Buyers. ‘Registration as Hosted Buyer is Approved’emails are sent to selected buyers on registered email with Visa Invitation Letter. Selected Buyers to immediately apply for VISA at Indian Embassy/ High Commission. VISA fee to be borne by the buyers.



Tentative Hotel and Flight details will be sent by FICCI.

Receipt of VISA by FICCI.



Booking of Air Tickets by FICCI.



Last date of Receipt of scanned copy of VISA by FICCI. Kindly note that Scanned copy of Tickets and Accommodation details shall be mailed to the buyer ONLY UPON RECEIPT OF A COPY OF VALID VISA. Kindly note that booked tickets shall be cancelled and the registration fee forfeited, in case of non-receipt of visa copy on time.



Hotel allocation and other logistical requirements related to foreign buyers



Intimation from FICCI about Airport pick-up facilities to welcome buyers



Payment of a token amount of USD 100/- against refundable registration fee, submission of Bank Account details for Direct Electronic transfer and collection of B2B Kits from FICCI Helpdesk during check-in at the hotel.



Refund of registration fee amount of USD 100/- during check-out.


     The Buyers not selected under this Hosted Foreign Buyer Program by the Screening Committee are welcome to visit India Steel Expo 2019 on their own expenses. Organisers will provide Visa Invitation Letter to the interested buyers and waive their Conference Buyer Fee of USD 110/.

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