Indian Embassies in Latin America

Latin American Embassies and Consulates in India.

Honorary consulates of India in Latin America

Honorary Consulates of Latin America in India

Ministry of External Affairs, New Delhi - Latin America and Caribbean Division

Commerce Ministry

Chambers of Commerce

 

Embassy Contacts

India has 10 embassies in the region. In addition, there is a consulate in Sao Paulo. Latest embassy was opened in Guatemala in 2010. The other countries are covered by these embassies under concurrent accreditation. Some of the embassies have websites, which provide market information.

Indian embassies, as part of Economic Diplomacy, work proactively in partnership with Indian business for the promotion of India's external economic and commercial interests.

There are 16 Latin American embassies in India. Brazil and Argentina have consulates in Mumbai. Mexico has opened a trade office in Mumbai.The latest embassy opened was by Guatemala in April 2013.

Honorary consulates provide limited support for business promotion. They do not issue visas. They are not paid by the Governments.

These Honorary Consuls in India can give general information but not visas( except Nicaragua ).

 

Ministry of External Affairs, New Delhi.

Latin America and caribbean Division

Head of Division - Mrs Riva Ganguli Das , Joint Secretary

mail- jslac@mea.gov.in Tel 49015511

Director - Mrs Indira Murthy

Mail - dirlac@mea.gov.in Tel 49015505

Deputy Secretary - Mrs D Charandasi

mail-uslac2@mea.gov.in Tel 49015500

Under secretary -

mail uslac2@mea.gov.in Tel 49015501

 

Commerce Ministry

Dammu Ravi

Additional Secretary

 

Mugdha Sinha, Director

website http://commerce.nic.in/

 

Eximbank of India, Washington DC

This office deals with lines of credit to Latin American countries. They give suppliers credit as well as creidt for investment and joint ventures

contact Sivakumar sivakumar@eximbankindia.in

 

Chambers of Commerce in India

 

Indo-Latin American Chamber of Commerce and Industry at Chennai

The Chamber was inagurated on 20 March 2006.

convenor : Ravichandran. Besides doing business with Latin America, he has done a Ph.D on trade with Latin America.

contacts : Tel 55640818, fax 26257861, mail indolac@vsnl.net

Dr Ravi is enthusiastic and organises events in collaboration with SICCI and EEPC

 

Indo- South American Chamber, Chennai -October 2014

This has been formed by Vinod Surana, head of a law firm and Adriel, representative of the state government of San Luis, Argentina

Surana has visited and lead business delegations to latin American countries

website http://www.indosouthamericanchamber.com

 

Indo- Brazil Chamber of Commerce, New Delhi

Sanjiv Kumar Gupta- President

info@indobrazilchamber.com

The chamber is relatively small but Sanjiv is proactive and has been doing with Brazil and other countries.

 

The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), New Delhi

This is the apex body of industries and have offices in many cities of India.

web : http://www.ciionline.org

contact : Navita Vinayak, Head of Latin America Division.

navita.vinayak@cii.in

 

FICCI

K V Vidya, Head of Latin America Division

kv.vidya@ficci.com

 

Bilateral Chambers of Commerce in Latin America

 

Brazil-India Chamber of Commerce, Sao Paulo

http://www.ccbrasilindia.org.br

President- Rio Branco

Vice President Rakesh vaidyanathan rakesh@thejaigroup.com

This Chamber has branches in Rio de Janeiro and Curitiba and organises meeting for visiting Indian delegations.

 

India- Brazil Chamber of Commerce, Belo Horizonte

http://www.indiabrazilchamber.org

Elson, the President of this Chamber is also Honorary Consul of India. he is enthusiastic in hosting Indian delegations.He has an India restaurant too.

 

Mexico-India Chamber of Commerce, Mexico city

http://www.indiamexico.com

 

Colombia-India Chamber of Commerce, Bogota

http://www.camaracolombiaindia.org

very active and organises lot of events.

 

Ecuador-India Chamber of Commerce, Quito

informacion@camara-ecuatoriana-india.ec

http://camara-ecuatoriana-india.ec

formed in 2011 and is keen to promote business.

 

Peru-India Chamber of Commerce, Lima

Kishore Gupta, President

I understand, this is not that active these days

 

Chile-India Chamber of Commerce, Santiago

http://www.camindia.cl

 

Uruguay-India Chamber, Montevideo

Fatima, Secretary camindia@adinet.com.uy

well organised and serious chamber.

 

Argentina- Asia Chamber, Buenos Aires

http://www.camaradelasia.org/

new one

contact Raul Pastorini, ex-marketing officer of the embassy