CCBR Business Review

8 CENTRAL COAST BUSINESSES looking to export to India and ASEAN countries had the opportunity to meet recently appointed NSW Trade and Investment Commissioners to India and ASEAN countries, Vishwesh Padmanabhan and Andrew Parker at a information session on Friday 6th May hosted by RDA Central Coast at the Ourimbah Campus prior to them taking up their posts in Mumbai and Singapore. Both will assist NSW businesses looking for opportunities to export to the Indian and ASEAN markets as well as promote stronger education links between the countries, also tourism and attract investment into NSW. Mr Padmanabhan provided an overview of the Indian market and outlined the new Australia – India Free Trade Agreement and the opportunities that might create for NSW businesses. Mr Parker gave an overview of the ASEAN market and the opportunities this may create for NSW businesses. They were accompanied by Janice Goh, Trade and Investment Director, Singapore. The meeting was arranged by Sharon Foster, Senior Export Advisor with the Department of State and Regional Development. For more information about accessing these markets and export assistance email sharon.foster@ investment.nsw.gov.au The New South Wales Government has an international network of investment specialists in 11 offices that provide comprehensive assistance and advice to prospective investors. They can be contacted to discuss your requirements. This service is free and confidential. The NSW Government has an international network of investment specialists in eleven offices that provide comprehensive assistance and advice to prospective investors Greater China – Murray Davis, Shanghai India - Vishwesh Padmanaghan, Mumbai Japan – Michael Newman, Tokyo South Korea – Yoojin Kim, Seoul Singapore – Janice Goh, Singapore UAE – Moin Anwar, Abu Dhabi USA – Joe Kaesshaefer – San Francisco Vietnam – Kien Van Nguyen, Ho Chi Minh City ASEAN – Michael Parker, Singapore Find out more. Search Bendigo Bank near me. Lisarow 4328 5472 • Kincumber 4363 2133 • East Gosford 4323 4559 Big on products. Big on service. And big on local banking Community Bank Lisarow, Kincumber and East Gosford Bendigo and Adelaide Bank Limited ABN 11 068 049 178, AFSL/Australian Credit Licence 237879 A1455027 OUT_2171510, 24/06/2021 Central Coast exporters meet NSW Trade and Investment Commissioners B U S I N E S S N E W S CONTINUED ON PAGE 9 The Central Coast Airshow held at Central Coast Airport, Warnervale on 14th and 15th of May has been declared an outstanding success in spite of the weather conditions early in the weekend although each day ended up with plenty of blue sky. While crowds were down on last year they were still estimated to be around 20,000 on each day. The Airshow brought together some of Australia’s leading stunt pilots and featured some of the rarest planes in the country including one of only four World War II Spitfires and a US Kitty Hawk fighter aircraft also from World War II Highlight of the Airshow included a display by the Air Force Roulettes the RAAF’s aerobatic display team who flew up from their base in East Sale in Victoria. On both days one of the RAAF’s new fifth generation fighter jets, a F-35A Lightning 11 aircraft from RAFF Base Williamstown closed the day to the delight of the huge crowd. Another successful Air Show A unique view of the Central Coast Airport taken from an inverted Pilatus PC21 trainer during part of the Air Force Roulettes display at the Air Show. NSWTrade and Investment Commissioner to India Vishwesh Padmanabhan CENTRAL COAST BUSINESS REVIEW JUNE 2022

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