With the signing of the Abraham Accord, India, the UAE and Israel will discover that they have more common cause than they had envisioned in the pre-Covid era – and that the historic agreement has opened up enormous commercial opportunities for the shared prosperity of West Asia.
With the Arab World reestablishing diplomatic links with Tel Aviv the opportunities for New Delhi, to engage across multiple platforms, now appears to be limitless given its fruitful associations with Israel and multiple Arab states.
Many supported the Palestinian cause while resorting to underhand deals with Tel Aviv. India has shown the clarity which is a key component of its bi-lateral ties with Israel and Palestine.
Technology offers new and improved ways to bolster trilateral trade relations between the three nations. Highlights: Despite strong bilateral ties between India, Israel and the UK, opportunities for trilateral trade have not been fully realised. The UK Israel Tech Hub has generated 175 tech partnerships between UK and Israeli companies, worth an estimated $103 million. The UK India Tech Hub was launched to support start-ups and entrepreneurs post the success of its UK-Israel counterpart. As post-Brexit UK is looking for [...]
The India-Israel relationship need to play up their potential of collaboration across the sectors such as agri tech...
A series of recent MoUs and joint ventures could signal a new dawn for increased bilateral trade between India and Israel. Highlights: Israel is India’s largest partner in the defence sector, especially when it comes to smart precision guided ammunition. India and Israel also have collaborated on space technologies, cyber security, counter-terrorism and intelligence sharing. Israeli expertise in the agriculture sector, particularly drip irrigation and value chains, has helped transform large tracts of wasteland in Haryana, Gujarat and Maharashtra into [...]
India has successfully managed the tough balancing act of maintaining friendly relations with both Israel and Palestine. Highlights: India’s dependence on crude oil from the Arab world coupled with a sizeable Muslim population has made India a strong ally of Palestine in multilateral platforms. On the other hand, India is Israel's third-largest trade partner in Asia and seventh - largest globally. India’s two-pronged diplomacy by way of offering support in international forums to one side and bolstering economic relations with [...]
Israeli tech can offer innovative solutions to challenges that some of the rapidly scaling start-ups face in India. Highlights: Israel’s vast and innovative ecosystem for start-ups has earned it the title of ‘Silicon Wadi.’ Israeli expertise in innovation and tech can helps Indian MSME entrepreneurs in technology adoption. One of the significant challenges is each country’s unique concept of time, with Indians preferring to spend time developing relationships and investments and Israelis preferring to close deals quickly. Today, a [...]
Despite its size, Israel provides valuable lessons in multiple fields for other countries to follow and learn. Israel’s total land area is just a little bigger than some of the districts in India and a population that is half of any major metro city of India. Encountered with several climate, geopolitical and geographical challenges, the country has made significant progress in creating an innovation and start-up ecosystem during the past few decades. According to Start-up Nation Central, in December 2019, [...]
President Trump’s “Deal of the Century” delivers a clear message – the world is moving on. On 28 January, US President Donald Trump and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu gathered at the White House to unveil the “Deal of the Century,” formally titled “Peace to Prosperity: A Vision to Improve the Lives of the Palestinian and Israeli People.” In attendance were the ambassadors of Oman, Bahrain, and the United Arab Emirates. Notably absent, given the plan’s title, were any actual [...]