Bengal Global Business Summit (BGBS) on 20-21January, 2017 in Kolkata

Govt. of West Bengal is organizing the 3rd edition of Bengal Global Business Summit (BGBS) on 20-21January, 2017 in Kolkata. FICCI is the Summit Partner and KPMG is the Knowledge Partner.

 The past two editions of the Summits in 2015 and 2016 have proven to be milestones in terms of establishing Bengal as an ideal investment destination attracting participation from 31 countries. In BGBS 2016, investment proposals worth US$ 37.4 billion were received across sectors.  

 As the Govt. gears up for the 3rd edition of Bengal Global Business Summit (BGBS), the stage is set with a stable Govt., remarkable growth, improved governance, ease of doing business and record investments in social and physical infrastructure.

 West Bengal recorded a 12.02% growth in terms of GVA in 2015-16 (A) and the Industry sector of the State observed a growth rate of 10.59% in 2015-16 (A). Capital expenditure (asset creating) of the Govt. of West Bengal grew over 7 times in the past 5 years.

 The State is charting new territories with upcoming ports, new opportunities for inland waterways development. The Amritsar-Kolkata Industrial Corridor (AKIC) promises to open up new vistas of investment opportunities. Energy sector projects (solar and city gas distribution) and green city/ theme townships are attracting investor attention. With over 3.7 million enterprises, the State has a potential to become a leader in MSME development in the country.

 The Govt. of West Bengal is all to set to further project its business-readiness to the global investor community.

 All of these achievements and the great progress of the state have been summarized in the form a brochure and a film (the link given below).

 West Bengal Corporate Brochure -

 Industrial Park Brochure - 

 Film - State of West Bengal