Fresh after an investment deal for EU with China, German chancellor Angela Merkel wants to press ahead with another deal that is close to her heart, the long-pending FTA with India.
A policy expert discusses business opportunities and operational challenges faced by Indian companies looking to expand into Europe, especially amidst Brexit. Brexit is a continuing challenge for businesses in which the most difficult aspect is uncertainty. As I write, there is no solution clearly in sight. The cliff edge of 29 March may be averted, but the schisms marking British politics show no sign of bridging the divides. Business leaders have been stating for a long time that we must [...]
Bernhard Mattes is the President of the German Association of the Automotive Industry (VDA) – a representative body for the country’s auto manufacturers and component suppliers. In this interview with ‘India Global Business’, he addresses a range of issues from the sluggish India-EU free trade agreement talks to the scope for Indian suppliers to expand into the region. What is the kind of impact you foresee Brexit having on India-EU ties? Brexit is a topic we are viewing with great [...]