India Business & Trade - November, 2019
The global backlash against plastic poses serious challenges to the Indian plastic industry. What’s the
way out of this quagmire?
Not to ban but to plan
Padma Shri Awardee Dr. R. Vasudevan feels that changing behaviours is better than banning plastic
No impact yet
Ravish Kamath, Chairman, PLEXCONCIL, says that plastic exporters will get time, but will have to align eventually
India must wait it out
Jayesh Rambhia, MD, Premsons Plastics suggests that India should not be a trendsetter in the SUP ban
NEW HORIZONS, LEGACY PAINS
The post-Lehman era has seen tepid global trade growth but also new success stories.
EVERGREENING OF TRADE POLICY
The effect of liberalisation has a high correlation with balancing trade policy and environment.
IN DEFENCE OF INDIA’S CULTURAL HERITAGE
Sectoral associations in India’s F&B sector should actively push for GI registration in EU.
HAS INDIA MISSED THE BUS?
India must adopt a holistic approach to key sectors, while ensuring greater policy certainty.
INDIA AS A HEALTHTECH HUB
India should replicate its success stories in software & medical tourism in the health-tech sector.
NOT ENOUGH BLACK GOLD
Policy to liberalise coal FDI will show results only in the long term.
FROZEN FRENCH FRIES: CASE OF ABNORMAL DIP
India should align standards to boost exports.
SECTOR STORY: LEATHER
PUTTING ITS BEST FOOT FORWARD
Can India leverage its strengths to emerge as a strong competitor in a tough global leather market?
INDUSTRY HAS THE POTENTIAL FOR DOUBLE DIGIT GROWTH
P R Aqeel Ahmed, MD, Florence Shoe Company & Chairman, Council for Leather Exports discusses how the sector should envision its future.
FOCUS COUNTRY: SAUDI ARABIA
OIL’S NOT WELL IN THE KINGDOM
Saudi Arabia’s endeavours for a post-oil future open lucrative opportunities for Indian businesses.
HOLDING THE FORT FOR THE QUEEN OF FRAGRANCE
From a small shop in Amritsar, Lal Qilla has taken Basmati to some of the world’s toughest markets.
FARM TO FORK
FOOD SAFETY – THE EU WAY
An extensive body of EU-wide laws covers the food production & processing chains.
WE HAVE THE LARGEST, MOST HOLISTIC RANGE IN INDIA
Mithun Appaiah, CEO, Innovative Foods Limited, on his exciting expansion plans in frozen foods.
7 GLOBAL TWISTS TO BASMATI RICE
Basmati Rice has added an extra zing to cuisines across the world.