Poised to be the world’s third largest by 2025, now would be the time to invest carefully in long-term construction stocks as the sector prepares to resume a strong trajectory of growth once the current COVID crisis subsides.
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 [...]
Can the new mega infrastructure investment plan be the fillip the Indian economy needed after a protracted period of sluggish growth? India Inc. Founder and CEO, Manoj Ladwa, writes that much will depend on the Indian government’s ability to execute well, and foreign investors having the confidence to muscle in. Highlights: India’s ambitious $1.4 trillion National Infrastructure Pipeline (NIP) is a critical step towards realising the Modi government’s ambition of making India a $5-trillion economy. NIP opens up huge investment [...]
Hardeep Singh Puri is a dynamic force in the Indian Cabinet, in charge of the Ministry for Housing and Urban Affairs and Civil Aviation, as well as a Minister of State in the Ministry of Commerce and Industry.
There are several opportunities for collaboration with the UK as India looks to meet its ambitious infrastructure development goals. India is one of the fastest growing major economies and is perhaps the largest market for commercially viable infrastructure projects outside the large OECD markets. The Indian Ministry of Finance estimates the country’s infrastructure investments needs at $200 billion annually for the next twenty years. At the current pace of investment, however, there is an annual deficit of about $90 billion. [...]
The Global Indian effect was at work when De Montfort University in Leicester’s Square Mile India project celebrated new homes for communities near Ahmedabad. A partnership between a UK university and property consultancy celebrated the creation of new homes in Gujarat through fundraising and staff and student participation. De Montfort University in Leicester (DMU) tied up with local construction and infrastructure consultancy Pick Everard for its Square Mile India project to provide 50 new homes for the “Loving Community”, on the outskirts of Ahmedabad. The community is populated [...]
Following in the footsteps of the International Solar Alliance, a new UN-backed multilateral organisation will be headquartered in New Delhi. Less flaunted but still another feather in Modi’s foreign policy cap, writes India Inc. Founder & CEO Manoj Ladwa. Flipping through Indian newspapers, a report caught my eye: the Narendra Modi government had pledged almost $70 million for setting up the secretariat of the proposed Coalition for Disaster Resilient Infrastructure (CDRI) in New Delhi. It was carried by only one, [...]
Nikhil Rathi, CEO of London Stock Exchange Plc and Director of International Development, London Stock Exchange Group, discusses opportunities in sectors of green finance and infrastructure and what these could mean for a growing economy like India. Introduction India achieved the fastest economic growth rate in the G20 in both 2015 and 2016—over 7 per cent in both years. Ambitious long-term structural reforms are underway, which promise to underpin this growth trajectory. These include most notably the landmark agreement on [...]
India Inc. property expert analyses the pattern shifts in the Indian real estate sector due to changing laws and market trends. If one were to think that the pain in the Indian real estate industry is a matter that started in 2016 due to demonetisation and was made worse in 2017 due to the implementation of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) and Real Estate Regulation Act, one would like to consider the fundamental changes in the IT, telecom and [...]
The Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh was in the UK recently to convince investors to choose his state for their new business ventures. Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu made a plea for investors in the UK to invest in his state and participate in building Amaravati into "one of the best capitals in the world". Addressing a gathering of entrepreneurs and business chiefs after accepting his Golden Peacock Award for Leadership in Public Life and Economic Transformation from the Institute [...]