Meeting with Ms. Cindy Hostetler, Marketing Executive International Investment Pennsylvania [The registration is closed for this event]

Organised By: Mahratta Chamber of Commerce, Industries and Agriculture


Venue:Finolex Board Room, A Wing 5th Floor, A Wing MCCIA Trade Tower, S B Road, Pune   Date:Mar 29, 2017    Time:06:00:PM - 09:00:PM

Contact Person: Ms. Madhura Chipade, Phone: 91-20-25709213 , Email:

Mr. Sudhanwa Kopardekar, Phone: 91-20-25709211 , Email:

We are pleased to inform you that Ms. Cindy Hostetler, Marketing Executive, International Investment, PA Department of Community & Economic Development, Office of International Business Development, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania will be visiting Pune along with Ms Sushama Kanetkar, Authorised Representative Director for Pennsylvania Trade & Investment Office in India for an Interactive Session with the business community from Pune region.

The Objective of this Session is to present the Opportunities for Investment and Trade with Pennsylvania, USA.

Context :
India’s exports to Pennsylvania increased from USD 1475.12 million in 2015 to USD 1961.26 million 2016 whereas India’s imports from Pennsylvania in 2015 were USD 762.73 million and USD 538.62 million in 2016.

India’s major exports to Pennsylvania include Pharmaceutical Products, Organic Chemicals, Electric Machinery, Sound Equip; Apparel Articles and Accessories, Miscellaneous Chemical Products etc.

India’s major imports from Pennsylvania include: Mineral Fuel, Oil, Mineral wax, Bitumin substance, Industrial machinery including computers, optic, medical and surgical instruments, iron and steel, aircrafts, spacecraft and parts thereof, plastics, and articles thereof, specialty chemicals.

Important Manufacturing Sectors in Pennsylvania
Manufacturing is one of Pennsylvania’s largest industries, and has been since the state’s founding.

  • 8th largest manufacturing industry in the country
  • $63,000+ average annual wage
  • 563,000+ employees

With a history of medical discoveries and firsts, pharmaceuticals, R&D, biotech, and medical devices continue to
thrive in Pennsylvania today.

  • 4th for NIH funding, R&D expenditures, and pharmaceutical strength
  • 78,000+ life sciences employees
  • 1,000+ research, testing, and medical labs

Pennsylvania’s diverse food industry produces quality products and has the infrastructure to reach top consumer markets.

  • 6th highest number of food manufacturing establishments in the U.S.
  • Agriculture accounts for more than 20% of PA’s manufacturing workforce
  • $2 billion+ in manufactured food exports in 2015

Pennsylvania is a hotbed of energy production, and possesses the wide-reaching distribution infrastructure to
transport energy in its many forms to six of the country’s 10 largest markets. In harnessing our natural resources,
we’re also supporting other major industries in the state, like manufacturing, plastics, and medical devices.

  • 2nd largest producer of energy in the U.S.
  • 3rd largest unconventional energy field in the world
  • 2nd largest producer of natural gas in the U.S.

The event will be followed by dinner.

There are no fees for participation. However prior confirmation is desired.