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Does India’s resources sector offer an opportunity for Australian miners?

2019-08-23T14:13:13+00:00August 9th, 2019|2019, Global Edition – August 2019|

Australia can play a significant role in India’s growth story, not only as a resource supplier, but also as an enabler, helping India modernise its mining sector and improve efficiency, writes an expert on India- Australia relations. The Australian government’s release of the ‘India Economic Strategy, 2035’ (IES2035) last year came as a relief to those with concerns that Australia might be falling behind in according India a higher priority. The document lays down Australia’s vision for capturing the opportunities [...]

The Yogi’s mission impossible for Uttar Pradesh

2020-03-18T11:26:10+00:00August 9th, 2019|2019, Global Edition – August 2019, Home Page|

The north Indian state of Uttar Pradesh wants to be the country's first state worth a trillion dollar economy but it won’tbe a cakewalk. Yogi Adityanath, the firebrand chief minister of Uttar Pradesh, India’s most populous state, created a flutter on July 9 when he exhorted a group of local businessmen to aim for a $1 trillion economy for the state over the next five years. An astute politician on socio-political issues, Adityanath is not known for his knowledge on [...]

A future IMF chief from India can redress many global imbalances

2019-08-23T14:12:04+00:00August 9th, 2019|2019, Global Edition – August 2019, Home Page|

As Christine Lagarde makes way for a new Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), the need to look beyond the traditional breeding grounds to find her successor became all the more pronounced in order to effectively reflect the realities of the 21st century global order. An influential UK parliamentary panel recently wrote to the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) to engage more proactively with New Delhi to try and seek out the next International Monetary Fund (IMF) [...]

Delivery vs Denial: Modi and Trump on climate change

2020-08-20T07:00:32+00:00August 2nd, 2019|India Inc News|

The Indian Prime Minister continues to walk the talk on tackling climate change in the face of Trump’s delusional denial, writes India Inc. Founder and CEO Manoj Ladwa. Away from the raging debates over the state of the Indian economy, there’s another issue that is attracting a lot of attention in India. A 45-second promo of ‘Man vs Wild’, a popular show on the Discovery Channel on the importance of protecting wildlife and the environment, has become the topic of [...]

Tackling the global water crisis is as urgent as tackling climate change

2020-03-12T14:27:57+00:00July 26th, 2019|2019, UK Edition – July 2019|

Xeros technologies recently entered the Indian market through a collaboration with IFB industries. 'India Global Business' interviewed Xeros CEO Mark Nichols to discuss the company's unique disruptive technology, the need for water conservation and the company's future plans for India. How does the Xeros water-saving technology work? The advent of washing machines changed the practice of doing the laundry from one where fabrics were gently cleaned by hand, to an automated process that added large quantities of water, energy, detergent [...]

UK Export Finance has always been at the forefront in promoting British exports globally

2019-08-09T14:38:14+00:00July 26th, 2019|2019, UK Edition – July 2019|

Rahul Tabhane is the Country Head for India at UK Export Finance. In this interview with ‘India Global Business’ he discusses UK-India trade, Brexit and bulking up the number of exports between the two countries. What are the factors behind India logging impressive UK export figures for 2018? The UK has always been a destination for cutting edge technology, innovative products, global expertise and a hub for technical and financial services. Demand for UK goods and services is ever growing [...]

A new hub to cross-pollinate technology transfer between UK and India in a bi-directional manner

2019-08-09T14:38:26+00:00July 26th, 2019|2019, UK Edition – July 2019|

A venture capitalist elaborates on a tie-up between Pontaq and London's Royal Albert Dock which led to the creation of an innovative new UK-India Tech Hub. Pontaq is a cross border innovation venture capital fund, with headquarters in the UK. It began its operations the UK-India Corridor, but is now expanding into the US and Canada. We take pride in our ability to scale and globalise our portfolio businesses, which is at the core of what we do, and our [...]

Costa Rica offers a new time zone for India

2020-03-24T10:09:31+00:00December 7th, 2018|Uncategorized|

The Central American region highlights its cost-saving credentials and having the same time zone as the US market as a big plus for Indian companies. Costa Rica is a small economy located in the middle of the Americas that initially specialised in exporting a few primary products (e.g. coffee, bananas, sugar, and beef) to its neighborhood. Costa Rica viewed foreign direct investment (FDI) attraction as a strategic option to sustain growth, enhance exports and create better jobs. The Costa Rican [...]

EU’s India Strategy – Days of benign neglect seem over

2020-08-20T07:10:52+00:00December 7th, 2018|2017/2018, India Inc News, UK Edition – December 2018|

A recent European Commission draft on engaging with India could mark an end to the era of benign neglect on both sides, writes India Inc. Founder & CEO Manoj Ladwa. Brexit deal or no deal, the much anticipated UK-India trade pact is unlikely to see the light of day anytime soon. The question that follows almost naturally from this is: what about India’s relations with the EU after Britain exits the European Union (EU)? We emphasise here that India’s relationship with [...]

UK and India are addressing the world’s challenges and opportunities together

2018-12-24T13:30:42+00:00December 7th, 2018|2017/2018, UK Edition – December 2018|

Britain’s Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, James Brokenshire, gives an insight into a recent visit he led to India, its key outcomes, preparations for the first UK-India Future Tech Festival and strengthening region-to-region collaboration within the wider bilateral context. What are some of the key outcomes of the recent Midlands Engine visit to the India?  My recent visit to India was an invaluable opportunity to promote important business ties between the Midlands and India while re-affirming [...]