Emirates NBD has appointed Sharad Agarwal as the Chief Representative and Country Head for India. Agarwal will oversee the West Asia-based bank’s presence in India, and take overall responsibility for increasing market awareness about the bank. Emirates NBD’s strategic objective is to capture a greater share of bilateral trade flows, and identify other business opportunities. India has emerged as one of the biggest trading partners of the United Arab Emirates, with trade volumes between both nations reaching $75 billion in 2012-2013, the bank said in a statement. The growing India-UAE economic and commercial relations provide further impetus to Emirates NBD’s operations in India.
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