Special Edition – June 2019

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A defining UK-India partnership against protectionism

2019-06-25T14:32:32+00:00June 25th, 2019|2019, Special Edition – June 2019|

In a world shaken up by the emergency of climate change and headwinds of protectionism, the UK and India have a chance to prove how their combined force for good can set the pace for a rules-based global order. India looks poised to overtake the UK as the world’s fifth-largest economy this year, according to International Monetary Fund (IMF) projections for the year ahead, as a Brexit-worn Britain loses some of its economic heft. Some of these significant shifts in [...]

Several generations of Indians have enhanced UK’s diversity

2019-07-02T13:18:11+00:00June 24th, 2019|2019, Special Edition – June 2019|

A British diplomat encapsulates how the Indian diaspora in the UK plays a major role in creating a Living Bridge between the UK and India. I’m Head of the South Asia Department in the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, the diplomat responsible for the UK’s relationship with India and for coordinating India policy across Whitehall. But that isn’t the only thing that provides a perspective on the Indian diaspora in the UK. I’m a proud member of another of the world’s [...]

Africa needs targeted policies to bolster global trade

2020-03-24T07:38:48+00:00June 24th, 2019|2019, Special Edition – June 2019|

An International trade expert analyses the trade patterns between India and Africa over the years and charts the roadmap to booth bilateral investment. A snapshot of Africa-India relations Africa’s engagement with India dates back to pre-colonial times during the 10th century when enterprising Indian merchants began looking for markets to trade their commodities. Their initial contacts were with Egypt and African lands along the Red Sea. Both Africans and Indians who had initial contact became part of the Indian Ocean [...]

Jersey and India can build strong digital ties

2019-08-28T13:28:14+00:00June 24th, 2019|2019, Special Edition – June 2019|

A dynamic financial landscape, strong professional pool and an affinity for digital innovation make Jersey an attractive investment destination, says the region’s External Relations Minister. For over 800 years, Jersey has been a self-governing, autonomous Crown Dependency. It is the largest of the Channel Islands, lying 85 miles off the English south coast and just 14 miles west of Normandy. With a population of slightly over 100,000, the Island would certainly not qualify for a list of the 50 most [...]