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India will be integral to Commonwealth future growth

2020-03-16T13:22:53+00:00March 22nd, 2018|2017/2018, Commonwealth, UK Edition- April 2018, Year|

If the Commonwealth were to expand its remit, led by India, areas such as security and counter-terrorism could be strengthened. India’s approach to the regional groupings of which it is a member is self-evidently instrumentalist. With limited resources each of the organisations or groups which India promotes serve a particular economic, political or cultural purpose. Thus, IBSA (comprising India, Brazil and South Africa) comprises a group of like-minded, Southern democracies, useful to align approaches in fora such as the UN. [...]

GST will not impact smartphone boom in India

2018-09-27T11:59:24+00:00August 16th, 2017|2017/2018, August 2017, UK/EU, Year|

India’s historic tax reform is unlikely to impact the scale of smartphone demand in India, a latest German analysis reveals. The new Goods and Services Tax (GST) will have no impact on the smartphone demand in India, according to latest telecom research by a German research firm. GfK found that smartphone demand in India remained resilient in 2017, having levelled out slightly to 14 per cent year-on-year. “GfK expects the recently announced Goods and Services Tax (GST) will have no [...]