North America Edition – 31 January 2020

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India sends out a loud message: Follow the law

2020-05-11T03:49:08+00:00January 31st, 2020|2020, North America Edition – 31 Jan-13 Feb 2020, The Big Story North America - India Global Business|

Indian Commerce Minister Piyush Goyal’s rebuke of Amazon chief Jeff Bezos, during his recent visit to India, needs to be seen in the context of the e-commerce giant’s alleged predatory and anti-competitive practices that threaten the livelihoods of millions in India’s largely unorganised retail sector. Highlights: Indian Commerce Minister Piyush Goyal’s criticism of Amazon chief Jeff Bezos was an unprecedented move. The rebuff from the government and the traders’ protests come at a time when India’s anti-trust regulator, the Competition [...]

US-China rivalries and the courting of India

2020-05-11T03:47:30+00:00January 30th, 2020|2020, Guest Columns - India Global Business, North America Edition – 31 Jan-13 Feb 2020, The Fine Print - India Global Business|

Our columnist, a US policy and relations expert, discusses the US-China relationship and the theories behind the emergence of a cross-national bloc to restrict Chinese ambitions. Highlights: The US-China rivalry puts India centre stage in US thinking. The scope of the US-China rivalry remains locked into the logic of strategic competition around trade, the Belt & Road Initiative and China’s apparent military ambitions. Despite the US stressing on India’s importance as a strategic partner, the US administration's tendency to differ [...]

The Indian market is key to achieving Saskatchewan’s trade targets

2020-05-11T03:47:44+00:00January 28th, 2020|2020, India Inc Views - India Global Business, North America Edition – 31 Jan-13 Feb 2020, Region Focus|

A major exporter of food, fuel and fertiliser, the Canadian province is looking forward to partnering with India to support the country’s goals for food and energy security. Highlights: Saskatchewan is seeking ways to reinforce its status as a destination of choice for international investment, with India as a priority partner. Saskatchewan offers a highly competitive, low-risk business environment, with no corporate capital tax, payroll tax or healthcare premiums. The province contains half the world’s known reserves of potash and [...]