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Portugal-India: A growing relationship

2020-05-11T04:00:04+00:00March 13th, 2020|2020, Guest Columns - India Global Business, Hotspot - India Global Business, North America Edition – 13 March-26 March 2020, UK Edition – 13 March-26 March 2020|

With tremendous local talent, world-class infrastructure and business-friendly government policies, Portugal crosses off several boxes for Indian companies seeking to expand overseas. Highlights: Innovation, talented workforce and access to the European market are just some of the factors that make Portugal an attractive investment destination for India. Indian and Portuguese businesses have been steadily collaborating across various sectors. Several reforms and policies have contributed to significantly improve Portugal’s business environment and boost technological development. Portugal and India have a [...]

Hamburg is a freeport of innovative ideas

2020-05-11T03:26:16+00:00March 2nd, 2020|2020, Guest Columns - India Global Business, Hotspot - India Global Business, North America Edition – 28 Feb-12 March 2020, UK Edition – 28 Feb-12 March 2020|

The German city can help resolve some of the challenges faced by India’s developing economy, says the Managing Director of the region’s leading investment promotion agencies. Highlights: The mix of economic potential and a high quality of life makes Hamburg the powerful heart of northern Europe. Several research and innovation parks in Hamburg offer commercial spaces for innovative companies, research facilities and entrepreneurs, providing the ideal breeding ground for upcoming world market leaders. Sectors like aviation, infrastructure, technology, healthcare, maritime [...]

Tunisia – A pool of talent in the Mediterranean

2020-05-11T03:23:11+00:00February 14th, 2020|2020, Guest Columns - India Global Business, Home Page, Hotspot - India Global Business, North America Edition – 14 Feb-27 Feb 2020, UK Edition – 14 Feb-27 Feb 2020|

The African nation invites Indian investors to partake in its growth journey with a wide array of financial advantages and tax incentives. Highlights: Tunisia has signed 54 bilateral agreements for the promotion and protection of investments as part of its policy to promote and diversify trade. Tunisia reduced its income tax rate to 10 per cent for totally exporting companies, and total exemption from VAT and customs duties on inputs of products to be re-exported. The country also introduced the [...]

Łódź pitches itself as a post-Brexit EU hub for Indian investments

2020-12-17T14:31:11+00:00January 31st, 2020|2020, Guest Columns - India Global Business, Hotspot - India Global Business, North America Edition – 31 Jan-13 Feb 2020, UK Edition – 31 Jan-13 Feb 2020|

Poland’s third-largest city has been on a regeneration and reinvention mission from its industrial past in an effort to attract global players to the fast-modernising and investor-friendly region of the European Union (EU). Highlights: Łódź aims to become a viable post-Brexit investor-friendly hub for global investments. The city’s universities have been adjusting their curriculum and courses to meet the needs of local businesses as well as multinationals setting up in the region. Łódź offers a range of incentives to potential [...]

Serbia makes a play for Indian investments

2020-03-16T11:10:10+00:00December 13th, 2019|2019, Home Page, North America Edition – 13 December 2019, UK Edition – 13 December 2019|

A skilled workforce, prime geographic location, financial incentives and tremendous support from the government are a few factors that make Serbia a hotspot for foreign investments. Highlights: Serbia is referred to as the crossroad of Europe due to its position in the central Balkan Peninsula, on the most important route linking Europe and Asia. The country offers foreign investors a 10-year Corporate Profit Tax Holiday if they hire more than 100 employees and invest more than €8.5 million. Serbia also [...]

Croatia offers easy access to European markets

2019-11-19T06:18:13+00:00November 15th, 2019|2019, North America Edition – 15 November 2019, UK Edition – 15 November 2019|

The European nation proposes opportunities for investment in a variety of sectors ranging from tech to agriculture to clean energy production. Highlights: Easy access to European and world markets. Modern transport and infrastructure. Reliable investment and business environment. Highly educated, multilingual and competent workforce. Through history, Croats have created some of the most important inventions used in everyday lives such as the pen, the tie, the electrical current, the parachute and the fingertip classification system. Many great inventors like [...]

Belarus is eager to continue cooperating with Indian businesses

2019-10-14T11:45:43+00:00October 11th, 2019|2019, Home Page, North America Edition – 11th October 2019, UK Edition – 11th October 2019|

Rapidly making its way to becoming a trailblazer in the field of IT, Belarus has put in motion several initiatives to ensure it remains a hotbed of investment for foreign businesses. Belarus is a state located exactly on the border dividing Eastern and Western Europe, between Russia and Poland, Ukraine and Latvia. Sometimes, its glory is left behind its more powerful neighbours, but the National Agency of Investment and Privatization is sure that the Belarusian economy will thrive in the [...]

Kenya: A land of many investment opportunities

2019-09-13T14:35:50+00:00September 13th, 2019|2019, Global Edition – September 2019|

The head of Kenya's inward investment authority lays out the various investment opportunities for Indian and foreign companies looking to invest in the African nation. Kenya is the fifth largest economy in Sub-Saharan Africa. It is the dominant economy in the East African Community (EAC), contributing more than 50 per cent of the region’s GDP. Kenya’s annual GDP growth averaged 4.5 per cent between 2008 and 2012 and 5.2 per cent between 2013- 2017 and in 2018, the growth was [...]

Why Indian companies looking for profitable growth should consider Wales

2019-08-28T13:22:10+00:00August 23rd, 2019|2019, Home Page, UK Edition – August 2019|

A welsh investment expert outlines the factors that make Wales an important investment destination for Indian companies. There are many good reasons for Indian companies to invest in the UK and, in particular, in Wales. The UK is the number one destination for foreign direct investment in Europe and according to the World Bank, the ‘best major location for ease of doing business’. India is the second highest donor market into Wales. Major Indian companies with a presence in Wales [...]

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 [...]