Commodity Traders have a great opportunity to enter India where 4 national exchanges have becoming active in the last 18 months and the cumulative trading on the exchanges has crossed USD 1.2 billion a day within this short period. Refco is already in India along with several others multinational broking firms.
I am publishing this message on behalf of Indian Agribusiness Systems Ltd.(www.agriwatch.com) This organisation is the largest information player in the commodities business in India and its services in India include Information Services, Consulting Services and Audio Visual Services.
The company uses Internet, Email, SMS, Video and print for delivery of information and knowledge to all its clients. IASL has served the needs of the commodity trade through www.agriwatch.com which is India’s leading decision support portal for International Agribusiness Trade. We offer real-time quotes, charts, news, market prices and shipping updates at affordable prices.
The company has more than 11 publications out of which 4 are under the Agriwatch brand name which reach more than 40,000 clients in agribusiness and 7 other publications for large agribusiness companies in India which go to 1,60,000 farmers of those companies in 3 languages. We are looking at more opportunities for partnerships where we could outsource the entire function of design, printing and despatch of annual reports, news letters, books and other material.
We conduct customised events for clients specific to their requirements. We have held various commodity specific events all over India.We held a National Pulses Meet on July 18th, 2004, a National Spices Conference in October and have several conferences on the anvil
We work with foreign companies who seek entry into India particularly in the food and agribusiness markets and with Indian companies targeting the foreign markets.
Audio Visual Services:IASL works on development of film based software and deliver output to customer in Beta, Digi Beta, CD and Digital formats. We have done more than 15 audio visual programmes in the last 3 years.
This organisation is the largest information player in the commodities business in India.
IASL has more than 400 people who work with us in various markets of the country which gives us a very extensive reach into the remotest locations in India.
The organisation has the following strengths besides its extensive reach.
1. Strength of the management team:
Sunil Khairnar, CEO is B Tech(Agri) and IIM A with ovr 7 years of direct commodity trading experience with Cargill and Godrej and 5 years of having conceptualised and managed Agriwatch.
Pankaj Agrwal, Head Operations is a B Tech IIT Delhi with over 5 years of work in New York and Singapore in the B2B Space
Amit Sinha, Head Consulting is a IIT-IIM A person with 14 years of experience in consulting.
Bhaskar Natarajan, Head Technology is a person who has worked in US for 7 years on Technology.
Huge sales force and commission agents who can ramp up a commodity brokerage business within 6-12 months and give it an unassailable lead over competition which is expected to make significant investments into the commodity business and includes domestic and Indian players.
2. Good will of Agriwatch:
IASL has thousands of online and offline clients in the commodity space and is a strong media and information services brand in this segment.
Agriwatch has been promoted from market to Market to approximately 20 times the number of our subscribers.
Agriwatch makes newsletters for 2 large companies which are distributed to 160,000 agri input dealers and farmers all over the
3. Relationships with various stakeholders:
Agriwatch has very close relationships with all the concerned government agencies including Ministry of Agriculture, Ministry of Information Technology, Ministry of Food Processing and IndustryI,Agriculture Products Exports Development Authority, National Horticulture Board, State Governments and other agencies.
We have extremely close relationships with various farmer associations and organisations across the country ranging from Indian Farmers Movement, Kisan Co-ordination Committee and almost 800 NGOs connected with Agriculture round the country.
We could have a relationship where Agriwatch books clients in India for your services round the world. Many commodity players in India trade on international exchanges.
We look forward to hearing from you.
Gaurav Vats (email address)
Indian Agribusiness Systems Pvt Ltd.
E12, Greater Kailash I,