Global Exhibition on Services 2017

President of India, Pranab Mukherjee will inaugurate the Global Exhibition on Services to be held here from April 17-20, which will provide India's services sector a platform to explore market expansion opportunities.

Pranab Mukherjee, has agreed to address the 3rd Global Exhibition on Services (GES 2017) to be held on April 17-20, 2017, the events co-organiser CII said.

The services sector is the key driver of India's economic growth. The sector has grown rapidly over the past decade and has accounted for more than 66.1% of country's Gross Value Added growth in 2015-16. The sector is also an important net foreign exchange earner and the most attractive sector for foreign direct investment inflows.

There has been a significant growth in foreign direct inflow in general and to the services sector in particular. The services sector covers almost 50 per cent of the global GDP. GES 2017 is a broad and continuing effort to improve various aspects of the industry especially for exports, said Anup Wadhawan, Additional Secretary, Ministry of Commerce & Industry.

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