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The unveiling of Amit Shah

2019-08-16T16:40:25+00:00August 9th, 2019|2019, Global Edition – August 2019, Home Page|

This week witnessed Amit Shah’s dramatic dominance on India’s political landscape. His unveiling will have wide global implications. It’s time for the world to take note, writes India Inc. Founder & CEO Manoj Ladwa. A little more than five years ago, when Narendra Modi stormed to power in New Delhi for the first time, Amit Shah was a bit of an unknown quantity to most Indians, barring those from their home state of Gujarat. There was curiosity about the man people [...]

Digital economy boom is empowering SMEs in India

2019-08-09T14:41:34+00:00August 9th, 2019|2019, Global Edition – August 2019, Home Page|

E-commerce has provided a plethora of unexplored possibilities for sellers to expand their business and scale greater heights, writes an Amazon India expert. One of the best parts of my job is that I get to travel across India quite frequently. Wherever I go I am struck by the fact that it is small businesses that are at the heart of the communities there. It is not a stretch to say that small businesses keep the giant Indian economy humming. [...]

Digital India aims to blend the digital and physical worlds by uniting people, services, and devices

2019-08-09T14:40:52+00:00August 9th, 2019|2019, Global Edition – August 2019, Home Page|

Som Satsangi is the Vice President and Managing Director of Hewlett Packard Enterprise in India. In this interview with ‘India Global Business’, he weighs up what makes India an attractive R&D base, the impact of Digital India alongside Make in India and HPE’s plans to invest $500mn in the country. What makes India an attractive R&D base in the context of plans for a new HPE campus? India’s highly skilled talent pool plays a critical role in the growth of [...]

The vexing issue of the Indian Sovereign Bonds

2019-08-09T14:40:58+00:00August 9th, 2019|2019, Global Edition – August 2019, Home Page|

The Finance Minister of India, Nirmala Sitharaman, in her maiden budget speech announced that India would issue its first international Sovereign Bond. Above the din of sound bytes and criticism that has followed, two investment experts decipher what this really means for the Indian economy. Will they, or Won’t they? Should We, or Shouldn’t we? Global investors have been asking themselves the first question and various agencies of Government of India have been asking the second. The Finance Minister of [...]

Luring manufacturing from the dragon’s den

2019-08-09T14:42:15+00:00August 9th, 2019|2019, Global Edition – August 2019, Home Page|

India needs to improve infrastructure and address investor concerns over high taxes in order to attract global manufacturing companies that are looking for alternatives to China. India received its highest ever foreign direct investment (FDI) inflow of $64.37 billion in 2018-19 but the government has set its sights much higher – FDI inflows of $100 billion within the next two years. A significant portion of this is expected to come from manufacturing companies looking for alternatives to their existing factories [...]

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 [...]

From job creation to climate change: Piyush Goyal tackles the tough questions

2019-07-16T12:22:05+00:00July 15th, 2019|Home Page, India Inc News|

India Inc. Founder & CEO Manoj Ladwa conducted an in-depth Fireside Chat with Piyush Goyal, India's dynamic Minister of Railways and Commerce & Industry, in London during his UK visit. This was the Minister's first visit to the UK since taking office in the new Government. The event, hosted by the Indian High Commission in London in association with the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) and India Inc. on July 14, involved a wide-ranging interaction between the minister and [...]

Trump’s trade brinkmanship can damage strategic ties with India

2019-07-15T07:21:02+00:00July 12th, 2019|2019, Global Edition – June 2019, Home Page|

US President Donald Trump wants to decouple trade ties with India from Washington’s strategic relationship with New Delhi but his heavy handed approach to trade negotiations is unlikely to yield results without mutual give and take. At the recent G-20 Summit in the Japanese city of Osaka, US President Donald Trump told Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi: “… We have become great friends and our countries have never been closer. I can say that with surety...” This bonhomie was missing [...]

India stands to gain from a full-blown US-China trade war

2019-07-15T07:22:10+00:00July 7th, 2019|2019, Global Edition – June 2019, Home Page|

The recent back and forth of tariff hikes between the US and China are causing quite a stir in the global economy. However, in the long run, this tussle could result in several advantageous opportunities for India. When the world’s two largest economies—US and China—that between them account for roughly 40 per cent of world’s overall economic output, go for a full-blown trade war with each other, the impact is felt in every nook and corner of this planet. At [...]

Companies have to think Glocal

2019-07-15T07:22:22+00:00July 7th, 2019|2019, Global Edition – June 2019, Home Page|

Narendra Goliya, founder and Managing Director of Rishabh Instruments, highlights the various factors businesses must keep in mind before contemplating global expansion and shares the secret behind Rishabh’s successful acquisition of Poland-based LUMEL. What lies at the core of Rishabh and Lumel that makes it ripe for global markets? Rishabh and Lumel are both high technology companies which operate in the Industrial sector. One is in Electrical and Electronics Measuring Instruments and the other is in Aluminium Pressure Die Castings. [...]