Global Edition – August 2019

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Luring manufacturing from the dragon’s den

2019-08-19T06:58:21+00:00August 9th, 2019|2019, Global Edition – August 2019|

India needs to improve infrastructure and address investor concerns over high taxes in order to attract global manufacturing companies that are looking for alternatives to China. India received its highest ever foreign direct investment (FDI) inflow of $64.37 billion in 2018-19 but the government has set its sights much higher – FDI inflows of $100 billion within the next two years. A significant portion of this is expected to come from manufacturing companies looking for alternatives to their existing factories [...]

It is in both US and India’s interest to work through the hard issues on trade

2019-08-09T12:00:45+00:00August 9th, 2019|2019, Global Edition – August 2019|

Nisha Biswal, President US-India Business Council, and Former Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asia, US department of State, discusses the challenges and opportunities that lie ahead for India and the United States. How would you characterise the current India-US dynamic in the context of a so-called global trade war? Clearly there are increasing trade tensions between the US and India, and that shouldn’t be entirely unexpected. As the trade and investment relationship between our countries deepens, more issues will [...]

Why Indian businesses should Invest in Australia

2019-09-24T06:34:35+00:00August 9th, 2019|2019, Global Edition – August 2019|

In this interview with 'India Global Business' magazine, John Madew, Senior Trade & Investment Commissioner - South Asia for Austrade, discusses the many opportunities for growth and collaboration between India and the land Down Under. What kind of trajectory of investments has Austrade noted on trade between India & Australia in recent years? If you look at the raw trade statistics between Australia and India it is about approximately a 20 billion dollar two-way trade relationship. Around 14 billion from [...]

Africa can be a test bed of Indian business commitment to profit and wider purpose

2019-08-19T06:57:15+00:00August 9th, 2019|2019, Global Edition – August 2019, Home Page|

A Senior Research Associate of the Overseas Development Institute expands on some of the principles that should govern Indian investment in Africa to help achieve the Sustainable Development Goals by 2030. Gather Indian private sector leaders together in one place and it is easy to be impressed: by the size of the businesses, the pace of innovation, and the speed of growth.  This was certainly the case at the India Inc Leaders’ Summit, held in the UK in June. The [...]