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India-Japan-Australia supply chain plan to check China’s dominance

2020-09-16T13:30:04+00:00September 16th, 2020|Analysis - India Global Business, India Inc Views - India Global Business|

In an initiative to attract companies leaving China and to provide the world with an alternative to over-dependence on one country, New Delhi, Tokyo and Canberra are considering a deal that could change the paradigm of global trade for decades to come.

The pandemic may open new doors for India-Japan ties

2020-05-11T05:20:34+00:00April 24th, 2020|2020, Country Focus - India Global Business, Home Page, India Inc Views - India Global Business, North America Edition – 24 April-07 May 2020, UK Edition – 24 April-07 May 2020|

The increasing paranoia regarding China opens up several avenues for India and Japan to build a stronger bilateral partnership. Highlights: Japanese PM Shinzo Abe announced a corpus of $2.2 billion to help Japanese firms relocate their supply chain network from China. India tweaked its FDI policy to include China in the list of countries where any investment would need the government’s approval. The Gujarat government is preparing a bouquet of incentives to attract Japanese firms looking to shift from China. [...]

India set to become the world’s third largest economy

2020-05-11T03:39:11+00:00February 28th, 2020|2020, India Inc Views - India Global Business, Last Word, North America Edition – 28 Feb-12 March 2020, UK Edition – 28 Feb-12 March 2020|

To get to the coveted third place India will have to outpace Germany and Japan; the good news is – it can. At a recent fireside chat with Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella, Reliance Industries (RIL) Chairman and India’s (and Asia’s) richest man, Mukesh Ambani, said India could become the third-largest economy in the world over the next decade and has an opportunity to become a “premier digital society” along the way. How feasible is this? Or should it be dismissed [...]

A step forward in India-Japan relations

2019-12-13T07:27:17+00:00December 13th, 2019|2019, North America Edition – 13 December 2019, UK Edition – 13 December 2019|

The recent 2+2 dialogue between India and Japan aimed to push their relationship beyond bilateral trade and open up pathways for cooperation in defence and strategy. Highlights: The recent and first-ever 2+2 dialogue between India and Japan is an indication of the increasingly close ties between the two nations. The only other country India has held a 2+2 ministerial dialogue, which is seen as an upgrade from any meeting at a secretarial level, is the US. Despite the close relationship [...]

The rocky path to US-India alignment

2019-10-26T06:26:35+00:00October 24th, 2019|2019, North America Edition – 25th October 2019|

Internal challenges hinder the US and India from fostering closer strategic ties. While there is clear logic to closer India-US strategic cooperation on a number of fronts, domestic priorities and capacity issues will continue to complicate ties. The United States and India are currently in the midst of a minor trade spat, cantered on medical devices, agriculture and e-commerce, among others. Washington has revoked India’s benefits under the 1970s era Generalized System of Preferences (GSP) arrangement, and New Delhi has [...]