On September 9, 2016 Canada’s Minister of Natural Resources, James Carr, accompanied by a delegation of senior federal government officials, visited FII India’s office in Mumbai. The Minister and his delegation participated in a roundtable discussion with the wood community in India, including leading Indian wood product manufacturers, importers and real estate developers.

The purpose of the visit was to better understand and explore opportunities for collaboration between India and Canada. The roundtable facilitated an in-depth discussion around the challenges faced by the Indian wood industry and the opportunities that exist for Canadian wood in India.