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From a distant outpost to strategic Act East partners

2020-03-12T08:11:03+00:00April 12th, 2016|2016, Asia Pacific, March/April 2016, Year|

India’s rising global profile, its increasing integration into the global economy and expanding geo-political interests are changing the profile of ANZ – from a distant outpost somewhere in the southern hemisphere with hard to beat cricketers and harder to understand accents, these countries have suddenly emerged as important economic, strategic and military partners in India’s Act East initiative. Australia and New Zealand (ANZ) have, traditionally, figured in the Indian consciousness only during cricket matches. Most Indians aren’t very clear about [...]

In pursuit of the Indo-US pharma trail

2018-10-31T13:01:43+00:00April 12th, 2016|2016, March/April 2016, US, Year|

The Indian Pharmaceutical Industry stands the third in terms of volume and 4th in value terms. The global medicine market got more and more attractive. The global markets though critical for Indian companies, proved to be a go to for Indian generic drugs makers and breakthrough inventions in 2015. ‘India Global Business’ presents some of the highlights of this year’s activity in the pharma sector. Lupin launches diabetes drug in US Indian drug-maker Lupin’s US subsidiary, Lupin Pharmaceuticals Inc, launched [...]

India seeks a better Britain-Europe fit

2018-10-31T13:22:34+00:00April 12th, 2016|2016, March/April 2016, Putting it in context, Year|

Uncertainty is the only certainty in these uncertain times. That is the reality of the European Union (EU) today. And that is a worry for the region and for a globally engaged India. Global events compounded by economic and physical insecurities within member states are threatening the EU’s very existence. It is quite obvious that the EU is changing and changing fast; yet, no one really knows what a transformed EU might look like in a year’s time. Prime Minister [...]

India treads the long road to Africa

2018-10-31T13:05:41+00:00April 12th, 2016|2016, Africa, March/April 2016, Year|

The African continent offers Indian companies one of the most lucrative markets for its ambitious expansionist plans. 'India Global Business' flags up a selection here. Tata Bolts South African markets Indian automobile maker Tata Motors said it has started the export of its Bolt sedan and hatchback cars to South Africa after a gap of three years in a bid to become a bigger player in the highly competitive market.This move is in line with the company’s Horizonext strategy. The [...]

India is ripe to start up a virtuous cycle

2018-10-31T13:19:47+00:00April 12th, 2016|2016, March/April 2016, Start-up India, Year|

Giri Devanathan is the founder and CEO of Enixta, an engine that uses artificial intelligence (AI) to help customers with their buying decisions. He tell ‘India Global Business’ about the potential of AI and plans to take his model global. PayPal, Nokia, Yahoo!, and E-Bay are the brands that helped build Giridhari Devanathan IT expertise portfolio, which spans the Silicon Valley and India. In his role at PayPal, he initiated the data life cycle management process – a first of [...]

Are Indian exports finally on turnaround mode?

2020-03-12T08:11:03+00:00April 12th, 2016|2016, India's Export, March/April 2016, Year|

Falling oil prices hit the worldwide economy hard and Indian exports were no exception. But a turnaround seems to be in sight though at a very gradual pace. Indian exports declined for the 15th month in a row in February but the single digit fall – of 5.66 per cent compared to a 13.5 per cent fall in January and a 15.02 per cent contraction in February last year – has raised hopes in some quarters that a turnaround may be [...]

A clear vision, the right attitude and a bold idea: Cobra Beer founder reveals the winning formula

2018-10-31T13:20:03+00:00April 12th, 2016|2016, Global Indian, March/April 2016, Year|

India Inc. speaks exclusively to Lord Karan Bilimoria, the founder and Chairman of Cobra Beer, on his entrepreneurial journey and his experiences along the way as part of the Global Indian series. Lord Bilimoria is a cross-bench peer and entrepreneur, as well as the founding chairman of the UK-India Business Council (UKIBC) and Chancellor of the University of Birmingham. He is chair of the advisory board of the Cambridge Judge Business School and is the president of the UK Council for [...]

Can Pharma remain the poster child for Make In India?

2018-10-31T13:07:09+00:00April 7th, 2016|2016, India's Export, March/April 2016, Year|

There has been no better ambassador than the Indian pharmaceutical industry for the country, be it economically, diplomatically or being the poster child for Make In India. India Inc. explores the sector’s success as an exporter. Indian exports by numbers As shown in the preceding table, India is by far the largest producer and exporter of branded generic drugs and accounts for 20 per cent of the global market by volume. In pure economic terms, pharmaceutical exports have been a [...]

Web Spiders Global Journey: An Indian start-up success story India Inc. exclusive with Web Spiders co-founders

2018-10-31T12:58:36+00:00April 7th, 2016|2016, Asia Pacific, March/April 2016, Year|

Siddharth Jhunjhunwala, co-founder & CEO, & Kavita Jhunjhunwala, co-founder & Digital Lead, of Web Spiders set up their start-up in Kolkata in the early 2000s with just two computers and now have over 300 employees around the globe, with a co-located HQ in Singapore as well as bases in the US and UK. The Jhunjhunwalas relive their fascinating journey with 'India Global Business'. Where and how in the value chain does Web Spiders (WS Group) add value to your clients globally? [...]

Modi’s ‘Lok Doots’ make India proud

2020-03-12T14:52:39+00:00April 7th, 2016|2016, Global Indian, March/April 2016, Year|

India’s most successful export has been what Prime Minister Modi calls “Lok Doots”. The wave of brain drain that started soon after India’s independence until very recently has created communities of what India Inc. calls “Global Indians” in all parts of the globe. 'India Global Business' tracks the Global Indian ambassadors. They range from recent immigrants to those whose roots have been growing for generations. Global Indians tend to to be well educated and affluent; more likely than not model citizens [...]