IIJ March 2017

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In aid of a collaborative new relationship

2018-12-03T12:41:51+00:00March 15th, 2017|2018/2017, India Investment Journal March Edition, India-UK, Year|

Priti Patel took charge of the UK government’s Department for International Development (DfID) at a time when the country’s aid programme for India was evolving from the traditional hand-outs system to a more collaborative one. ‘India Investment Journal’ caught up with the minister as she completed six months in Britain’s Cabinet. “We don’t give traditional aid to India but if we look at the facts – the UK is one of the largest investors in India and India is one [...]

India is the most open, Least protectionist economy today

2018-12-03T12:47:10+00:00March 15th, 2017|2018/2017, Cover Feature, India Investment Journal March Edition, Year|

India’s Minister for Finance and Corporate Affairs, Arun Jaitley, just completed a packed tour of the UK during which Prime Minister Theresa May dropped in to a Downing Street meeting with his British counterpart, Chancellor Philip Hammond. ‘India Investment Journal’ caught up with the senior Indian Cabinet minister in London to explore his message for foreign investors, a possible free trade agreement (FTA) with post-Brexit Britain and the next phase of his dramatic reform agenda for the Indian economy. Is [...]

Indian-made jet engines all set to take flight

2018-12-03T12:47:41+00:00March 15th, 2017|2016, 2018/2017, India Investment Journal March Edition, Sector Focus/Aerospace, Year|

Rolls-Royce started its relationship with India over 80 years ago with its engines powering the first civil and military aircraft in the country. Chris Cholerton, President – Defence Aerospace at one of the world’s leading manufacturers in the sector, tells ‘India Investment Journal’ how a focus on technology and capability transfer has contributed towards India’s sustainable growth. How is Rolls-Royce supporting the India growth story? Today, as an investor, a high skills employer and a supplier of power systems across [...]

Aerospace makes an Indian mark

2018-12-03T12:43:09+00:00March 8th, 2017|2018/2017, India Investment Journal March Edition, Sector Focus/Aerospace, Year|

The Indian defence-aerospace industry is taking baby steps in the world of aircraft, missile and radar development. There will be massive opportunities over the next decade for Tier 2, Tier 3 and Tier 4 firms in the West to form lucrative long-term JVs with Indian partners. India is negotiating the sale indigenously designed Akash surface to air missiles to Vietnam. Almost simultaneously, the Government of India has also cleared a Rs 17,000-crore (($2.6 billion) agreement o jointly develop a medium [...]