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It is in both US and India’s interest to work through the hard issues on trade

2019-08-09T12:00:45+00:00August 9th, 2019|2019, Global Edition – August 2019|

Nisha Biswal, President US-India Business Council, and Former Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asia, US department of State, discusses the challenges and opportunities that lie ahead for India and the United States. How would you characterise the current India-US dynamic in the context of a so-called global trade war? Clearly there are increasing trade tensions between the US and India, and that shouldn’t be entirely unexpected. As the trade and investment relationship between our countries deepens, more issues will [...]

Why Indian businesses should Invest in Australia

2019-08-15T20:57:24+00:00August 9th, 2019|2019, Global Edition – August 2019|

In this interview with 'India Global Business' magazine, John Madew, Senior Trade & Investment Commissioner - South Asia for Austrade, discusses the many opportunities for growth and collaboration between India and the land Down Under. What kind of trajectory of investments has Austrade noted on trade between India & Australia in recent years? If you look at the raw trade statistics between Australia and India it is about approximately a 20 billion dollar two-way trade relationship. Around 14 billion from [...]

Africa can be a test bed of Indian business commitment to profit and wider purpose

2019-08-09T12:24:15+00:00August 9th, 2019|2019, Global Edition – August 2019|

A Senior Research Associate of the Overseas Development Institute expands on some of the principles that should govern Indian investment in Africa to help achieve the Sustainable Development Goals by 2030. Gather Indian private sector leaders together in one place and it is easy to be impressed: by the size of the businesses, the pace of innovation, and the speed of growth.  This was certainly the case at the India Inc Leaders’ Summit, held in the UK in June. The [...]

Wage Code Bill signals Modi government’s determination to reform Indian labour laws

2019-08-09T13:56:35+00:00August 9th, 2019|2019, Global Edition – August 2019|

The Modi government’s political determination to begin reforming what was, until recently, considered a strict no-go area, provides room for cautious optimism. The Narendra Modi government took its first step towards reforming India’s antiquated and complex factor markets (markets for land, labour and capital) by passing the Wage Code Bill, 2019 in both houses of Parliament. It will become the law as soon as the President of India gives his assent. It will be the first of the four codes [...]

Delivery vs Denial: Modi and Trump on climate change

2019-08-09T14:37:34+00:00August 2nd, 2019|India Inc News|

The Indian Prime Minister continues to walk the talk on tackling climate change in the face of Trump’s delusional denial, writes India Inc. Founder and CEO Manoj Ladwa. Away from the raging debates over the state of the Indian economy, there’s another issue that is attracting a lot of attention in India. A 45-second promo of ‘Man vs Wild’, a popular show on the Discovery Channel on the importance of protecting wildlife and the environment, has become the topic of [...]

Consigning Tebbit to history, unleashing the Diaspora Dividend

2019-07-26T20:57:08+00:00July 26th, 2019|2019, UK Edition – July 2019|

By appointing the most ethnically diverse Cabinet in history, Boris Johnson has consigned the ‘Tebbit Test’ to history. He must now unleash the true potential of Britain’s diaspora communities, writes India Inc. Founder & CEO Manoj Ladwa. A few weeks ago, we witnessed the greatest game of cricket in history. England beat New Zealand in a nail-biting finish to lift the World Cup. Throughout the tournament, India were the favourites, only to be beaten in the semi-finals by New Zealand. [...]

Tackling the global water crisis is as urgent as tackling climate change

2019-08-09T14:38:45+00:00July 26th, 2019|2019, UK Edition – July 2019|

Xeros technologies recently entered the Indian market through a collaboration with IFB industries. 'India Global Business' interviewed Xeros CEO Mark Nichols to discuss the company's unique disruptive technology, the need for water conservation and the company's future plans for India. How does the Xeros water-saving technology work? The advent of washing machines changed the practice of doing the laundry from one where fabrics were gently cleaned by hand, to an automated process that added large quantities of water, energy, detergent [...]

UK Export Finance has always been at the forefront in promoting British exports globally

2019-08-09T14:38:14+00:00July 26th, 2019|2019, UK Edition – July 2019|

Rahul Tabhane is the Country Head for India at UK Export Finance. In this interview with ‘India Global Business’ he discusses UK-India trade, Brexit and bulking up the number of exports between the two countries. What are the factors behind India logging impressive UK export figures for 2018? The UK has always been a destination for cutting edge technology, innovative products, global expertise and a hub for technical and financial services. Demand for UK goods and services is ever growing [...]

A new hub to cross-pollinate technology transfer between UK and India in a bi-directional manner

2019-08-09T14:38:26+00:00July 26th, 2019|2019, UK Edition – July 2019|

A venture capitalist elaborates on a tie-up between Pontaq and London's Royal Albert Dock which led to the creation of an innovative new UK-India Tech Hub. Pontaq is a cross border innovation venture capital fund, with headquarters in the UK. It began its operations the UK-India Corridor, but is now expanding into the US and Canada. We take pride in our ability to scale and globalise our portfolio businesses, which is at the core of what we do, and our [...]

Will Boris be the one to build bridges with India?

2019-07-30T07:53:52+00:00July 26th, 2019|2019, Home Page, UK Edition – July 2019|

The UK Parliament’s influential Foreign Affairs Committee (FAC), in its recent ‘Building Bridges: Reawakening UK-India ties’ report, had warned that the UK was falling behind in the global race to engage with India and laid out a roadmap for Britain to address the many missed opportunities in the relationship. With Boris Johnson taking charge in the UK and Narendra Modi back with an overwhelming General Election mandate in India, it is time to nail down at least five key priorities [...]