There are big opportunities for Israeli and Indian companies to profit in the areas of renewable energy, retail-tech and food-tech. Highlights: India's private sector can benefit from Israeli expertise in innovation, particularly in renewable energy, retail-tech and ecommerce, and Food tech. Israeli strength in AI provides various opportunities to collaborate on innovative solutions that improve the efficiency of online sales and supply chain in India. Food tech, a fast-growing sector, particularly in alternative proteins and plant-based health foods is finding [...]
Trump’s upcoming visit to India promises a closer bilateral alliance over the Indo-Pacific region and the rise of China.
The shrill debate around the Indian government’s recent decisions on Kashmir and citizenship has clouded a slew of measures that reflect a broader, more progressive social and economic narrative, writes India Inc. Founder and CEO Manoj Ladwa. If you read much of the media coverage on India these days, you could be forgiven for being left with an impression that the country is on the verge of a totalitarian takeover. Its vibrant democracy and tradition of standing strong on human [...]
The previous ‘brain drain’ trend of young Indians migrating overseas for a better quality of life is now indicating a reversal and India stands to benefit greatly from the skills and experience they bring back. Highlights: With US-educated individuals returning to India, the country is benefitting from the reintegration of educated and skilled individuals. The intent of these individuals to return to India rather than elsewhere in the West indicates the advances that the country has made. Improvements in higher [...]
Looking forward to the COP26 in Glasgow towards the end of the year, the Lord Mayor of the City of London shares how the UK can be a natural partner for India in the green finance sector. Highlights: The Indian government’s sustainable agenda offers immense opportunities for investments in renewable energy and urban sustainability sectors. The City of London, being at the frontline of green finance and efforts to accurately price climate-related risks and opportunities can be a natural partner [...]
The Indian External Affairs Minister’s recent visit to Tunisia highlights India’s commitment to engaging with both larger and smaller economies of Africa alike. Highlights: In the last five years, Indian leaders have paid 29 visits to African countries to expand Indian presence and counter China’s dominance in the continent. Indian Foreign Minister Jaishankar’s visit to Tunisia shows that India recognises the latter’s repeated support. India wants to present itself as a more empathetic soft power and an ally on whom [...]
The African nation invites Indian investors to partake in its growth journey with a wide array of financial advantages and tax incentives. Highlights: Tunisia has signed 54 bilateral agreements for the promotion and protection of investments as part of its policy to promote and diversify trade. Tunisia reduced its income tax rate to 10 per cent for totally exporting companies, and total exemption from VAT and customs duties on inputs of products to be re-exported. The country also introduced the [...]
As one of the most economically diverse states in the US, Illinois offers a world-class business environment, several financial initiatives, tax credits and international business development support for companies looking to expand operations in the state. Highlights: Illinois ranks number one in agricultural biosciences, is the largest soybean producer in North America, and is nationally ranked in the top five for chemical manufacturing, food processing, and plastics manufacturing. The state’s ‘5 Year Economic Plan’ has created a roadmap for the [...]