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India sees big opportunities in Africa, a counterpoint to China

2020-03-20T06:04:01+00:00July 26th, 2019|2019, UK Edition – July 2019|

By proposing a free trade agreement with Africa and by extending a $50-million grant to Niger to host the African Union Summit, the Modi government has signalled that it will continue to champion close collaboration and partnership with Africa. If Africa were a country, it would be the world’s seventh-largest economy. Then, more than 30 of the 54 nations in Africa are democracies. And Africa has the largest concentration of Indians or Indian origin people outside the sub-continent. In a [...]

India and UK are both at inflection points

2018-08-05T05:48:35+00:00February 23rd, 2018|2017/2018, India-Uk, UK Edition - March 2018, Year|

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 [...]

Modi’s embrace of free trade is taking India places

2020-03-19T10:48:41+00:00January 23rd, 2018|2018/2017, From The Top, India Investment Journal January Edition, Year|

The US must stop trying to create WTO hurdles in the path of global growth, writes India Inc. Founder & CEO Manoj Ladwa. The world seems to be standing on its head… well, almost. The free trade evangelists of yesterday have turned protectionist. Just look at the US under President Donald Trump. His America First agenda is actually a thinly-veiled protectionist programme that seeks to shield American companies from the competitive headwinds that they were in large measure instrumental in [...]