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India ready to replace China in several export-oriented sectors

2020-05-15T13:31:36+00:00May 15th, 2020|India Inc Views - India Global Business, Last Word|

After the lockdown is lifted, Indian companies might find many Western and Japanese buyers sourcing goods and intermediaries from them, rather than their existing suppliers in China. There is a WhatsApp forward doing the rounds in India, which says we will soon begin to classify time periods as Before Lockdown (BL) and After Lockdown (AL) in place of AD and BC. Like many things forwarded in jest, this, too, may contain more than a grain of truth. Related Stories: Why [...]

UK Export Finance has always been at the forefront in promoting British exports globally

2019-08-09T14:38:14+00:00July 26th, 2019|2019, UK Edition – July 2019|

Rahul Tabhane is the Country Head for India at UK Export Finance. In this interview with ‘India Global Business’ he discusses UK-India trade, Brexit and bulking up the number of exports between the two countries. What are the factors behind India logging impressive UK export figures for 2018? The UK has always been a destination for cutting edge technology, innovative products, global expertise and a hub for technical and financial services. Demand for UK goods and services is ever growing [...]

The sustainable energy sector holds opportunities for collaboration

2019-09-03T10:41:00+00:00June 7th, 2019|2019, Global Edition – June 2019|

The founder of Africa GreenCo how shared expertise between Africa, India and the UK can lead to noteworthy developments in emerging markets. Over the last 10 years, sub-Saharan African trade and economic diplomacy have slowly trended away from developed countries and toward emerging economies. Since 2006, the region’s exports to the United States has declined by 66 per cent, whilst exports to India have more than doubled. Exports to the UK are not yet as significant but could become so [...]

India’s impact in Latin America beyond exports

2019-02-15T14:49:43+00:00February 13th, 2019|2019, Global Edition – February 2019, Home Page|

A former ambassador traces the evolution of Indo-Latin American economic relations. The economic relations of India with Latin America have evolved in three stages, as in many Bollywood film stories: started with mutual ignorance, ran into occasional flirtation and climaxed in romance. In the Fifties, Sixties and Seventies, it was a period of mutual ignorance and indifference. India was grappling with its own survival as an independent country in the process of consolidating itself as a democracy with diverse languages, [...]

A window of opportunity for India-LAC ties

2019-02-15T14:44:31+00:00December 18th, 2018|2017/2018, Yearender- December 2018|

A region expert lays out the potential for India’s relations with Latin American and Caribbean (LAC) countries against the backdrop of the G20 summit in Buenos Aires last month. India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi made a rare visit to the South American continent – for only the second time since taking office, out of a total of more than 90 international visits. Just like the last time he visited the continent (for the 2014 BRICS Summit in Brazil), Modi made [...]

Unleashing India’s textile talent

2018-12-31T12:02:39+00:00September 29th, 2017|2018/2017, From The Top, India Investment Journal September Edition, Year|

India’s textile sector is undergoing a long overdue restyling, writes India Inc. Founder & CEO Manoj Ladwa. The Indian textiles industry is a $100-billion giant, which employs about 50 million people, making it the country's largest employer in the organised sector. It is also one of the largest contributors to the export trade, accounting for nearly 15 per cent of India’s total exports. This 5,000 year old industry is arguably also the oldest in the world. So, it might appear [...]

India matters for America; America Matters for India

2020-03-06T13:00:29+00:00August 18th, 2017|2017/2018, August 2017, The Americas, Year|

A new publication and web resource on India-US relations delves into a new era of multi-dimensional bilateral ties. “The relationship between India and America has overcome the ‘hesitations of history’.” This was a statement made by the Indian Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, at his joint address to the US Congress in 2016. The “hesitation” refers to the phase where in a bipolar Cold War era India decided to adopt a foreign policy of non-alignment and India’s weak economy pre-1991 wasn’t [...]

An export hub in the making

2018-08-01T13:12:08+00:00August 18th, 2017|2017/2018, August 2017, Guest Columns, Year|

The idea of India as an export hub has shown some promise in the last few months. Engineering exports to Israel on a high India's engineering exports to Israel have gone up by about 640 per cent, that is more than seven times in April 2017 on an annualised basis, official data by EEPC has revealed. The sharp jump in exports comes just ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s impending visit to Israel in July. EEPC is the trade and [...]

One nation, one tax now a reality

2020-03-16T09:39:45+00:00July 20th, 2017|2018/2017, India Investment Journal July Edition, The Big Story, Year|

The introduction of GST has passed of smoothly and the economy looks set to enter a higher growth trajectory once the initial teething troubles are sorted out. At the stroke of the midnight hour on the intervening night of June 30 and July 1, while the world slept, much of India was wide awake, watching President Pranab Mukherjee and Prime Minister Narendra Modi formally launch the much awaited Goods and Services Tax (GST). At the stroke of the midnight hour, [...]