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India’s merchandise trade: Recovering from pandemic blues

India’s trade of goods over the past fiscal year has experienced a lot of fluctuations owing to factors like supply chain disruptions at a massive scale, cancellation of orders and overall fall in c...

Rajiv Mehra
Most travel & tourism operators have not survived the pandemic

Rajiv Mehra, Vice President, IATO, opines that survival is out of the question for a number of tourism players with the current meagre levels of demand. While international tourism might take time to ...

Restaurant restrictions lifted
Pandemic dining: Restaurants prepare for an unforeseen post-script

Despite progressive lifting of lockdowns, business for restaurants has remained a fraction of pre-COVID levels. Moreover, deliveries are expected to dominate and restaurants may be driven towards more...

Rashmi Banga Globalisation TPCI
COVID-19 is a chance for more strategic globalisation

Rashmi Banga, Senior Economic Officer, UNCTAD, feels that instead of a recourse to rapid globalisation post-pandemic, the world should look at a balanced approach to address the inherent weaknesses of...

Prof Veena Kumar insurance
Automotive marketing post-COVID: Accelerate, brake, clutch, accelerate

Prof Veena Kumar, Director, Competitive Edge Consultants, examines the evolving customer behaviour post-pandemic and the response of automotive companies. She advises players to emphasise on empathy, ...

Sunitha-Raju economy TPCI
New normal for Indian economy entails push towards supply chain resilience & digital technology

After the sharp fall in GDP in the first quarter, projections indicate that India's economy is expected to return to positive growth only in 2021-22. While Dr Sunitha Raju, Indian Institute of Foreign...

EV industry: Is COVID-19 a vital pitstop?

COVID-19 is expected to greatly decelerate the progress of the automotive industry towards electric vehicles. But India can also view the pandemic as an opportunity to reassess its strategic approach ...


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