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.
Head of Division - Mrs Riva Ganguli Das , Joint Secretary,
mail- firstname.lastname@example.org Tel 49015511
Director - Dr Anju Kumar
Mail - email@example.com Tel 49015505
Under Secretary - Atul Gotsurve ( Mexico, central America and Caribbean countries)
firstname.lastname@example.org Tel 49015500
Under secreatry - Sunil Baweja ( Andean countries)
mail email@example.com Tel 49015501
Joint Secretary ( FT-LAC)
e-mail : firstname.lastname@example.org
Mugdha Sinha, Director
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 email@example.com
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
Dr Ravi is enthusiastic and organises events in collaboration with SICCI and EEPC
Indo- Brazil Chamber of Commerce, New Delhi
Sanjiv Kumar Gupta- President
The chamber is relatively small but Sanjiv is proactive.
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.
K V Vidya, Head of Latin America Division
Bilateral Chambers of Commerce in Latin America
Brazil-India Chamber of Commerce, Sao Paulo
President- Rio Branco
Vice President Rakesh vaidyanathan email@example.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
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
Colombia-India Chamber of Commerce, Bogota
very active and organises lot of events.
Ecuador-India Chamber of Commerce, Quito
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
Uruguay-India Chamber, Montevideo
Fatima, Secretary firstname.lastname@example.org
well organised and serious chamber.
Argentina- Asia Chamber, Buenos Aires
contact Raul Pastorini, ex-marketing officer of the embassy