Global Edition – July 2018

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Energy efficiency is absolutely vital to economic growth

2020-03-26T08:57:12+00:00July 30th, 2018|2017/2018, Global Edition – July 2018, Home Page|

Neelima Jain is the CEO of EnergyPro Assets Limited (EPAL)and Regional Head, UK & Europe, of Energy Efficiency Services Limited(EESL). In this interview with ‘India Global Business’, she gives an overview of India’s energy efficiency challenges and the company’s future goals in the wake of a key acquisition in the UK. What does the Edina acquisition mean for the India-UK partnership? The acquisition is a step forward in the India-UK partnership efforts. India and UK share a common vision of [...]

Trump and Xi could learn from Modi’s pragmatic freer trade policies

2020-03-26T09:49:40+00:00July 22nd, 2018|2017/2018, Global Edition – July 2018, Home Page|

The self-defeating tariff war between the US and China comes at a time when India has adopted a more liberalised approach writes India Inc. CEO Manoj Ladwa. US President Donald Trump has fired his opening salvos in what could escalate into a full blown trade war between the US and China, the world’s two largest economies. This is ironical and, in my opinion and in the opinions of millions of people around the world, self-defeating and, potentially, ruinous for the [...]

Madrid is open for Indian investments

2020-03-06T11:51:46+00:00July 17th, 2018|2017/2018, Global Edition – July 2018|

One of Spain’s senior officials described Madrid as the region of Spain with the most economic freedom and certainty for business. “The Madrid Region is about the size of Sikkim, but with the population of Hyderabad.” This is how a delegation of 23 Mumbai Investors was introduced to our region at Invest in Madrid agency back in April. Madrid Region is one of the 17 “Autonomous Communities” – the Spanish equivalent for the Indian “states” or the German “Bundesländer” – [...]

Modi spells out free, open, inclusive Indo-Pacific policy

2020-03-16T09:52:42+00:00July 17th, 2018|2017/2018, Global Edition – July 2018|

Our strategic expert uses the Indian PM’s address at the Shangri-La Dialogue to evaluate the country’s focus on the Indo-Pacific region. The highlight of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s three-nation, five-day visit to Southeast Asia at the end of May/early June 2018 was his Keynote Address at the annual Shangri-La Dialogue in Singapore on 1 June evening, which I attended as a senior research staff member of the host organisation, the London-based think tank the International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS). [...]