New Delhi and Hanoi are strengthening their bilateral trade, defence and geo-strategic ties as both nations face a strong military threat from a common enemy watching these developments from Beijing.
With the balance of trade already tilted in its favour, India has the edge on bilateral ties with Italy. The latter’s struggle for growth and burgeoning debt also means it sees India as a crucial bilateral partner of the future.
In the backdrop of strained ties with China, the importance of relations with Myanmar has increased as shown by last week’s consultations between the foreign offices of both countries.
Bilateral trade, business and entrepreneurship opportunities between India and France set to surge as Covid-19 pandemic accelerates the reshaping of the world order and the EU resets its foreign policies.
From highly social beings, to a ‘social-distanced’ society and then insulated economies, it is up to countries like India and Australia to keep globalisation cooperation alive.
A global emerging markets expert takes stock of the challenges encountered by investors during trade between the UK and India and the efforts made on both sides to pave way for stronger ties in the future. Ahead of her visit to India in November 2016, Prime Minister of the UK, Theresa May is understood to have said that India is the UK’s most important and closest friend and a leading power in the world, which is on the path of [...]
In pursuit of its America First policy, the Donald Trump administration is turning the trade screws on India. Just when it looked like India and the US had buried their historical differences and overcome decades of mutual distrust, their bilateral trade relationship, arguably the bedrock on which the rest of the geo-strategic edifice rests, is developing large cracks. First came the much tighter norms for issuing H1B visas, the main entry pass used by Indian IT companies to relocate IT [...]
Among the best global partners, India and UK will find during this transformational phase are each other. TheIndia-United Kingdom relationship is so old, so multi-faceted and so rich in its cultural, economic and people-to-people dimensions that it would appear that politicians and governments almost don’t matter. Actually, it is upon governments in both countries, and upon us MPs – my British and Indian colleagues and me, in my capacity as co-chair of the India-UK Parliamentary Forum – to build on [...]
The India-UK relationship is one that is punching well below its weight in bilateral and international matters because it has been allowed to drift. A little more understanding of each other’s compulsions can reinvigorate ties and make it a game-changing partnership that can reap rich economic rewards for the two nations and also turn it into a force for the greatest global good. The potential is there for all to see. Senior serving and former government officials in both the [...]