Thursday, 31 May 2012

Parramatta. Briefing on India

Some 30 business and local government representatives will attend the Parramatta-based Asia Business Connection’s Trade Briefing Series: India – The Emerging Super Power, at the Parkroyal Parramatta, today. The briefing will entail topics on funding opportunities to expand into Indian markets, opening up new markets in India and sourcing trade from India. The briefing will include comments on a successful relocation of a Western Sydney business to India and a Q & A session. Speakers include Walter da Gama, director, Luxor Finance Pty Ltd, and Dr. Jagwinder Virk, chair, of the Australian Business Council of the Global Organisation of People of Indian Origin.


Parramatta. Chinese and Indian residents

Over 40 per cent of Parramatta’s residents were born overseas. The city has a high proportion of residents born in China and India. Between 2001 and 2006, the number of residents born in China increased from 6130 to 8246, and increase of 2116 people accounting for 55.5 per cent of the city’s population. The overseas-born Indian population accounts for 4.75 per cent of the city’s population, compared to 1.2 per cent for metropolitan Sydney, rising from 336 in 2001 to 7088 in 2006, an increase of 3742 persons.