/Tag: Export

$100-bn smartphone export scheme is a new Make in India template

2020-09-09T12:15:36+00:00September 9th, 2020|Guest Columns - India Global Business, Insight - India Global Business|

The Modi government’s production-linked incentive scheme for smartphones has received an overwhelming response from global sector leaders like Apple and Samsung. If it is successful, it can become the benchmark for 12 others sectors in which India has ambitions of emerging as the world’s preferred manufacturing destination.

Indian sugar industry is posting sweet export numbers

2020-08-20T06:20:23+00:00May 19th, 2020|Analysis - India Global Business, India Inc Views - India Global Business|

Demand is surging from Indonesia, Malaysia and Iran, and with it are exporters’ margins. The forecast for the Indian sugar industry is sweet. The word on the street has experts speculating that total sugar exports in the current marketing year could surpass 5 million tonnes. This is a step up from earlier estimates which put it at 4.5 million tonnes. The government had set the mills a target of 6 million tonnes and this landmark could also be overhauled. Thanks [...]

Indian rice exports provide food for thought to Malaysia

2020-08-20T06:20:35+00:00May 18th, 2020|Analysis - India Global Business, India Inc Views - India Global Business|

Kuala Lumpur’s intention to import 100,000 tonnes of grain from India has brought about a reset in the strained bilateral ties between the two nations. The strength and potency of India’s foreign policy and its ability to conduct flawless bi-lateral relations among nations has once again been highlighted on a regional scale. Malaysia has approached India for a contract to import 100,000 tonnes of rice for the next two months. The rice deals followed a strong order for the import [...]

Australia can help with India’s nation-building agenda

2020-05-11T03:26:05+00:00March 2nd, 2020|2020, Expert View - India Global Business, Guest Columns - India Global Business, Home Page, North America Edition – 28 Feb-12 March 2020, UK Edition – 28 Feb-12 March 2020|

India’s growing population and increasing urbanisation creates great opportunities for Australian businesses looking to invest in India. Highlights: India’s exports in goods to Australia have grown at 10 per cent from $2.6 billion in 2014 to $3.7 billion in 2018. India accounts for only 2.7 per cent of Australia’s total service imports, leaving a big potential for growth for Indian exports to Australia. India can explore investment opportunities in the Australian market to manage its domestic resource requirements. The [...]

The approach to foreign trade policy needs to change

2020-03-16T09:14:09+00:00December 27th, 2019|2019, North America Edition – 27 December 2019, UK Edition – 27 December 2019|

The High Level Advisory Group recommends several different avenues ranging from engaging the WTO to more sector-specific approaches to boost India’s share and importance in the global merchandise and services trade. This report on India’s trade prospects and policies is a constructive plea to policymakers of what needs to be done, what is necessary (and possibly sufficient) to accelerate India’s export growth, and thereby accelerate GDP growth towards a potential of 8+ per annum over the next 11 years. Macro [...]

Brexit can provide an opportunity for Wales to forge closer ties with India

2019-10-16T13:57:05+00:00October 12th, 2019|2019, Home Page, UK Edition – 11th October 2019|

In light of his recent visit to India, the Secretary of State for Wales weighs up how Brexit could help Wales carve its individual identity and foster a stronger relationship with India. The United Kingdom will leave the European Union at the end of October. But since the 2016 referendum, which began the process of leaving the EU, I have been asked many times what this momentous change will mean for the future of Wales. Wales has always played a [...]

India-Scotland ties in need of revival

2019-03-11T14:58:55+00:00March 8th, 2019|2019, Home Page, UK Edition – March 2019|

An entrepreneur based in Scotland traces some of the underlying strengths that India can tap into to deepen ties with the region. The economic relationship between India and Scotland can be traced back to the 17th century, when the Scottish reached India as the first batch of East India Company’s officers. They fell in love with the rich and diverse India. They contributed at the time by starting Tea and Rubber Plantations, Roads and Rail links and infrastructure development, exploring [...]

India helps drive up Scotch whisky export boom

2020-03-24T09:32:41+00:00March 8th, 2019|2019, UK Edition – March 2019|

One of Scotland’s premier exports, its whisky, continues to prove hugely popular in the Indian market, with latest figures placing India among the top three markets for the tipple with 112.6 million bottles sold in 2018. India was among the top export destinations for Scotch whisky in 2018, a year during which the export value of Scotland’s popular tipple grew by 7.8 per cent to hit a record £4.70 billion. Official figures from the UK’s Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs (HMRC) analysed by the Scotch Whisky Association [...]

India an important export hub for auto sector

2018-08-01T13:03:18+00:00August 21st, 2017|2017/2018, August 2017, Cover Feature/Auto, Year|

Y.K. Koo, as Managing Director & CEO of Hyundai Motor India Limited (HMIL), is in the driving seat of one of the leading automotive giants in India. ‘India Global Business’ explores his vision for the Indian market, plans for the country as an exports hub and R&D plans for the region. How important is India for Hyundai globally, as a market and as a production hub? India has emerged as an important automotive market and offers huge growth potential for [...]

Revving up: Auto sector going global

2018-09-04T12:52:39+00:00August 21st, 2017|2017/2018, August 2017, Putting it in context, Year|

India Inc. Founder & CEO Manoj Ladwa tracks how India has driven its auto sector on to the road of global success. Even as you read this piece, there are at least 1,500 passenger cars and 6,000 motorcycles being loaded onto ships at some Indian port for export to the Middle East, Africa, Europe and even the US. The badges they wear read like a veritable who’s who of the international auto industry and include such marquee names as Toyota, [...]