February 2017

/Tag: February 2017

India and China: It’s complicated

2020-04-03T07:22:18+00:00May 3rd, 2018|Uncategorized|

An assertive China presents Prime Minister Modi with his most intractable foreign policy challenge, but there are indications that Beijing may be getting a little edgy. Mahatma Gandhi had said of his adversaries: “First they ignore you, then they laugh at you, then they fight you, then you win.” Much to the chagrin of many in New Delhi’s policy circles who saw India as a counterweight to China, Beijing has, at least publicly, refused to treat India as an equal. China [...]

Ireland makes a pitch for Indian investments

2018-10-30T12:27:51+00:00February 9th, 2017|2017/2018, December 2017, February 2017, Hotspot, INDIA-EU, Year|

With Brexit around the corner, one of Britain’s neighbours is making a play for Indian investments as a member of the European Union (EU). Ireland has a strong proposition for any company choosing to do business in Europe. A part of the European Union (EU), the country’s impressive offering includes large and small companies, MNCs and indigenous companies, universities and research institutes in the technology, ICT, life-sciences, financial services and advanced manufacturing sectors, not to mention access to over 500 [...]

Affordable bio-pharma innovation that is Made in India

2018-08-06T13:39:21+00:00February 9th, 2017|2017/2018, February 2017, Sector Focus/Pharma, Year|

Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw is a consistent presence on definitive global lists as one of the world’s most powerful women. As the Chairman and Managing Director of Biocon Limited, she is a trendsetter in the field of biotechnology in India. Here she takes time out for ‘India Global Business’ to give us an insight into her entrepreneurial drive and India’s own biotech journey. How has India's biotech sector grown since you entered as a pioneer in the field? The Indian biotech industry [...]

Post-Brexit UK will continue to attract Indian companies

2018-08-06T13:39:18+00:00February 8th, 2017|2017/2018, February 2017, UK/EUROPE, Year|

David Landsman is the Executive Director of Tata Limited and recently took charge as the Chair of the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) India Business Forum (IBF) in the UK. He took time out for ‘India Global Business’ to talk about this new role, his wider perspective on post-Brexit India-UK ties and the need to address a decline in India’s exports to Britain. What does the post-Brexit era hold for Indian companies looking at UK/Europe for expansion? Over the past [...]