North America Edition – 25th October 2019

///North America Edition – 25th October 2019

Time Justin Trudeau reset India ties

2019-10-31T13:16:33+00:00October 25th, 2019|North America Edition – 25th October 2019|

Editorial ‘India Global Business’ analyses the opportunities Justin Trudeau’s win opens up for a reset of India-Canada relations. The question many foreign policy experts in New Delhi are pondering is: Will Justine Trudeau tie up with Jagmeet Singh’s NDP to form his new government? And if he does, how will this impact Indo-Canadian ties, given Singh’s open support for Sikh separatists? A sober and sane analysis of the bilateral relationship, however, shows that areas of convergence in areas of trade, [...]

Can Trudeau give momentum to ties with India?

2019-10-26T06:34:05+00:00October 25th, 2019|2019, North America Edition – 25th October 2019|

Closer trade ties and regular dialogues on a range of issues such as security, foreign policy, trade and investment, finance and energy are likely to lead to deeper bilateral ties but both sides will have to carefully handle potential areas of discord. Of all the western democracies, India has one of the most ambivalent relationships with Canada. Despite the obvious areas of convergence on trade, investment, security and a shared geo-strategic worldview, the India-Canada relationship has yet to achieve anywhere [...]

India sets sights on companies leaving China

2019-10-25T15:19:17+00:00October 25th, 2019|2019, North America Edition – 25th October 2019, UK Edition – 25th October 2019|

Editorial 'India Global Business' analyses the steps India can take to become the more attractive manufacturing hub in Asia. The Finance Minister has announced that the Indian government is preparing a plan to attract foreign companies looking for alternatives to China in the wake of the US-China trade war. India has, in the past, missed the bus each time the world went through a major business restructuring. The roots of the global supply chains that brought unprecedented prosperity to the [...]

Herd mentality is detrimental to entrepreneurship

2019-10-25T19:41:33+00:00October 24th, 2019|2019, North America Edition – 25th October 2019, UK Edition – 25th October 2019|

Devita Saraf, Founder of California-headquartered VU Technologies, gives a peek into the brand’s noteworthy journey in a highly competitive market and shares her message for budding entrepreneurs in India. What drew you to the field of consumer electronics in India? I come from a family that had an electronics business and I was always driven towards the world of business. Technology is one of those fields that is constantly evolving. It’s why I love technology - it’s always updating. The [...]

5 ways India can attract companies moving out of China

2019-10-25T20:29:48+00:00October 24th, 2019|2019, North America Edition – 25th October 2019, UK Edition – 25th October 2019|

India Inc. Founder and CEO Manoj Ladwa outlines five ways in which India can attract companies looking for alternative markets to China. Soon after cutting corporate tax rates last month, India’s Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman explained that the move would help shed some light on what foreign companies were looking for when setting up manufacturing plants in India. A few days ago, she was explicit, saying that the Indian government will soon prepare a plan to woo multinational companies looking [...]

The rocky path to US-India alignment

2019-10-26T06:26:35+00:00October 24th, 2019|2019, North America Edition – 25th October 2019|

Internal challenges hinder the US and India from fostering closer strategic ties. While there is clear logic to closer India-US strategic cooperation on a number of fronts, domestic priorities and capacity issues will continue to complicate ties. The United States and India are currently in the midst of a minor trade spat, cantered on medical devices, agriculture and e-commerce, among others. Washington has revoked India’s benefits under the 1970s era Generalized System of Preferences (GSP) arrangement, and New Delhi has [...]

Opportunities within the US-India Tech Corridor look promising

2019-10-30T16:18:20+00:00October 24th, 2019|2019, North America Edition – 25th October 2019, UK Edition – 25th October 2019|

Government initiatives towards growing business, corporate partnerships and India’s constantly growing tech sector present several opportunities for the US to tap into, reflects a tech expert. The US is one of the largest export markets for the Indian IT industry. The Indian IT industry is an important participant in contributing and strengthening bilateral business relations between India and the US. The skills and competency of the Indian IT industry add to the global competitiveness for US-based companies. Indian IT has [...]

The trend for innovative tastes will continue to grow

2019-11-01T07:53:38+00:00October 24th, 2019|2019, Home Page, North America Edition – 25th October 2019, UK Edition – 25th October 2019|

Interview A steady investor in India since 2007, Barry Callebaut announced the ground-breaking of a new chocolate factory in Baramati earlier this year. Ben De Schryver, President of Barry Callebaut Asia Pacific, shares what makes the country a strong market for the chocolatiers and deliberates on the new health-conscious outlook towards chocolate and confectionery. What makes the Indian market a particularly sweet proposition for Barry Callebaut? India has a population that is burgeoning and rapidly developing. Everyone wants to go [...]

Dynamic business location with the highest quality of life

2019-10-30T13:35:41+00:00October 24th, 2019|2019, Home Page, North America Edition – 25th October 2019, UK Edition – 25th October 2019|

With a strong focus on nurturing research and innovation, Austria offers a lucrative business environment and generous tax regulations for foreign investors. Whoever thinks of Empress Sisi, Sacher cake, skiing or the Vienna Opera Ball first in connection with Austria is not wrong at all, but it is important to not overlook one important factor: Austria is actually an extremely innovative and profitable business location. In addition to highly qualified and motivated employees, Austria always boasts the highest density of [...]