October 2017

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Indian companies scour the world for resources

2018-08-01T12:47:34+00:00October 27th, 2017|2017/2018, COVER FEATURE, October 2017, Year|

Resource-poor but demand-rich Indian companies are prospecting and mining natural resources such as coal, oil & gas and other minerals at locations as far apart as Indonesia, Africa, Australia and the US to feed their factories back home. Here’s a trivia question: Which Indian company has a presence, in one form or another, in Audi, BMW, Porsche, Mercedes Benz, Ford, Ferrari, Jaguar and Hyundai cars? Don’t let the presence of Jaguar on that list fool you. The answer is not [...]

Financial Reforms in India – A New Era

2018-05-28T12:12:20+00:00October 27th, 2017|2017/2018, October 2017, SECTOR FOCUS/Finance, Year|

A financial expert delves into how reforms in the sector are set to transform the Indian economy. The last few years have been a seminal period for the Indian economy, not only in terms of the overall progress on the macroeconomic front, but more importantly in the structural reforms undertaken, many of which will have deep-rooted, long-term effects. Be it the Insolvency & Bankruptcy Code (IBC), Demonetisation or Goods and Services Tax (GST), each of these reforms has targeted a [...]

India is at a cusp of a revolution

2020-03-26T07:08:21+00:00October 27th, 2017|2017/2018, GLOBAL INDIAN, October 2017, Year|

Dr B.R. Shetty is the Founder and Non-Executive Chairman of the Abu Dhabi based NMC Healthcare and Chairman of UAE Exchange, which most recently hit the headlines for its acquisition of forex major Travelex. The Karnataka-born and UAE-based entrepreneur opens up to ‘India Global Business’ on his journey, his inspirations and future plans. What makes the UAE a good base for your enterprises? In the last four decades, I have learnt so much about different cultures, made many Emirati friends [...]

Turnaround at Stanlow reflects Essar Oil’s global vision

2018-08-01T12:47:42+00:00October 26th, 2017|2017/2018, COVER FEATURE, October 2017, Year|

S. Thangapandian, Chief Executive Officer of Essar Oil UK, takes time out for ‘India Global Business’ to explain why the company is investing heavily in its Stanlow Refinery in Britain and the story behind turning a loss-making unit into a promising asset. What are the company's investment plans for the UK? Essar Oil (UK) Ltd, which owns and operates the Stanlow Refinery, will be investing further $250 million in the refinery. We have already invested over $800 million to turn [...]