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Trade, defence deals to be focus of Trump’s visit

2020-05-11T03:51:08+00:00February 14th, 2020|2020, North America Edition – 14 Feb-27 Feb 2020, The Big Story North America - India Global Business|

A limited trade deal worth about $10-12 billion between India and US is likely to be signed during President Trump’s visit to India. This will pave the way for an FTA between the countries and facilitate a closer strategic clinch that will provide the world a counter to the rise of China. Highlights: The US and India are likely to sign the much talked about limited trade deal between during Trump’s India visit. India’s defence purchases from the US forms [...]

It is time to seal the US-India trade deal

2020-03-16T09:42:19+00:00November 28th, 2019|2019, Home Page, North America Edition – 29 November 2019|

The President and CEO of US-India Strategic Partnership Forum touches upon the various areas the Indian government must focus on as it aims to secure a fruitful US-India trade deal. Highlights: The current US-India partial trade deal should be visualised as the beginning of an important chapter towards a larger Free Trade Agreement. Allowing negotiations for a trade deal covering a handful of market access issues shows the Trump administration’s recognition of the value of the US-India partnership. India needs [...]

How neighbours can become good friends

2019-10-11T15:40:35+00:00October 11th, 2019|2019, North America Edition – 11th October 2019, UK Edition – 11th October 2019|

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Bangladeshi counterpart Sheikh Hasina have laid the foundation for closer trade and economic ties between the two countries. Now, it is up to the business houses in India and Bangladesh take this forward. Among its South Asian neighbours, Bangladesh is, arguably, India’s closest ally. However, New Delhi has been facing stiff competition from Beijing. In 2015, China replaced India as Bangladesh’s top trading partner. The following year, China agreed to invest $24 billion [...]

Howdy Modi: Trump rolls out the red carpet, but follow-throughs will be crucial

2019-09-27T06:53:16+00:00September 26th, 2019|2019, North America Edition – 27th September 2019, UK Edition – 27th September 2019|

The Indian Prime Minister’s September 2019 US visit, which concludes with an address to the UN General Assembly, is historic in many ways but there is a lot of real groundwork required to build on it and create a win-win India-US trade and investment partnership. The optics could not be any better – a first-of-its-kind and largest mass rally for a foreign leader in the southern American state of Texas, with President Donald Trump seen hand-in-hand with the visiting Indian [...]

The Beast of Brexit

2019-09-18T15:29:37+00:00September 13th, 2019|2019, Global Edition – September 2019, India Inc News|

Editorial Comment   ‘India Global Business’ gives its take on the Beast of Brexit, Modi’s Houston Home Run and India’s Moon Mission. The Beast of Brexit The Scottish court annulling the proroguing of British Parliament by Prime Minister Boris Johnson has dealt yet another blow to his still very nascent premiership. With Parliament earlier passing a resolution blocking a no-deal Brexit and ruling out an early election, the Brexit end game has entered uncharted waters. The British Supreme Court will [...]

The Road Ahead: Opportunities and challenges for India and Israel

2019-09-13T14:39:54+00:00September 13th, 2019|2019, Global Edition – September 2019, North America Edition – September 2019|

An Israeli legal expert analyses triumphs and challenges within the India-Israel relationship over the past decade. Since the establishment of full diplomatic relations in 1992, the relations of India and Israel have been developed in several levels. The volume of trade between the countries has been expanded in both volume and verticals and today it includes defense and security, agriculture, IT, water technologies, medical devices and other sectors. In terms of volume, the economic relations have been developed from $200m [...]

Modi uses soft power in G7 to disarm critics on Kashmir

2019-09-13T14:45:48+00:00September 12th, 2019|2019, Global Edition – September 2019, North America Edition – September 2019|

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s participation in the G7 summit in Biarritz in Southwestern France at the end of August capped a month’s glorious diplomatic success for his government. At the beginning of August 5, India abrogated articles 370 and 35A that had, for nearly 70 years, granted special status to the country’s northern most state of Jammu & Kashmir. The fall out of the controversial if belated decision was expected to be vitriolic, both from within the state that [...]

Shared values lie at the core of warm Indo-US ties

2019-09-13T11:16:58+00:00September 12th, 2019|2019, North America Edition – September 2019|

The Indian Ambassador to the US gives an insight into India-US relations. If someone were to ask me to describe the source of the warmth in Indo-US ties, the pithy answer to that will be: Shared values. Today, our two countries share a similar outlook on a wide range of issues – from combating terrorism to ensuring a rules-based international order. India also views the US as a very important partner for mutually beneficial trade, investments and cutting-edge technologies both [...]

India and Russia tango in Vladivostok, but…

2020-08-20T06:59:48+00:00September 6th, 2019|India Inc News|

India’s reaffirmation of its friendship with Russia and the opening of new business opportunities will make some in the West uneasy, but the imperative of containing the shadow of the big dragon in the room should bring everyone around, writes India Inc. Founder and CEO, Manoj Ladwa. I don’t think it’s ever happened before. When Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced a $1-billion line of credit for the development of the Russian Far East, it probably marked the first time [...]

A plastic-free India can be achieved only on mission-mode

2019-08-23T15:41:11+00:00August 23rd, 2019|2019, UK Edition – August 2019|

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s clarion call for Indians to shun single-use plastic has the potential to replicate some of the success of a similar drive to address the lack of toilets in the country. The annual Independence Day speech delivered by the Indian Prime Minister from the ramparts of Red Fort in New Delhi is an iconic moment, with Narendra Modi having used it to unveil some of his most ambitious campaigns over the years. And his message this [...]