/Tag: Gulf

India-UK maritime security: Convergences and Opportunities

2019-09-27T10:54:08+00:00September 26th, 2019|2019, UK Edition – 27th September 2019|

A strategic expert writes on how a transformative bilateral relationship between India and Britain will require greater convergence on maritime security. In post-Brexit UK, economic and foreign policy seeks to be independent of the EU with the ambition for a ‘Global Britain’. As a rising great economic power, India will become a key focus of the UK’s revised ‘prosperity agenda’, along with the US, Australia, Japan and New Zealand. But, India’s increasing strategic influence also provides new opportunities for engagement [...]

India and the Gulf Region: Building strategic partnerships

2018-09-24T10:33:11+00:00August 23rd, 2018|2017/2018, Global Edition – August 2018|

Our strategic expert delves deeper into the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) as India’s largest regional-bloc trading partner. It is not often realised that when Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi firmly placed the Indo-Pacific region at the heart of India’s engagement with the world at the IISS Shangri-La dialogue in Singapore in May 2018, he was also referring to the Gulf region. Prime Minister Modi defined this essentially maritime region as stretching “from the shores of Africa to that of the [...]

India’s expansion drive finds newer markets

2018-05-28T13:01:10+00:00October 27th, 2017|2017/2018, FEATURE REGION, October 2017, Year|

From Turkey and Egypt to the Gulf, Indian companies continue to show an appetite for emerging markets. Mahindra acquires Turkish tractor firm Mumbai-based Mahindra and Mahindra Ltd has acquired Erkunt Traktor Sanayii AS, a Turkish tractor maker and its foundry business for Rs 800 crore ($123 million) through Mahindra Overseas Investment Co.(Mauritius) Ltd. The buyout will provide the company access to Turkish agricultural machinery market, the fourth largest globally, and help it enhance its product portfolio. Mahindra has already acquired [...]