India Business & Trade - October, 2019
CHASING THE US$ 1 TRILLION EXPORT DREAM
Indian companies have not been able to build sustainable competitive advantage. Doing so entails major transformation in the business ecosystem.
TRADE AND FDI ARE COMPLIMENTARY
Professor Manoj Pant, Director, IIFT, shares his insights on India’s foreign trade policy roadmap.
GLOBAL AGRICULTURAL PRICES: CAN HISTORY REPEAT ITSELF?
Subdued global food prices could prompt governments to enhance domestic support, leading to the further depression of prices.
INDIA-CHILE PTA: AN OPPORTUNITY TO RAISE THE STAKES
India should expand the ambit of the India-Chile Preferential Trade Agreement to cover services trade.
ICT IMPORT DUTIES: KEEPING INDIA’S HOUSE IN ORDER
To protect its nascent electronics industry, India needs to build competence across the value chain and evolve to a self-sustainable level.
OCEAN ECONOMY: EXPLORING POSSIBILITIES
Despite having 14,500 km of potentially navigable waterways, India’s coasts only contribute to 15% of national trade activity.
HOW TO KEEP INDIA’S ECONOMIC ENGINE HUMMING!
While the measures undertaken by the government so far could boost supply, India suffers from tepid consumer demand.
BANANAS: KEEPING THE DREADED TR4 AT BAY
The TR4 disease threatens global banana production. Can India provide a cure?
FOCUS SECTOR: RICE
RICE EXPORTS: LIVING IN UNPALATABLE TIMES
India, the world’s largest exporter of rice, finds its position threatened by a host of domestic and international factors.
INTRA-SECTOR COMPETITION HAS GIVEN RISE TO A LARGE NUMBER OF NPAS
Vijay Setia, President, AIREA talks about the issues facing the Indian rice industry.
FOCUS COUNTRY: UNITED KINGDOM
AWAITING CLEAR SKIES IN THE POST-BREXIT ERA
The post Brexit era would offer India the opportunities to enhance complementarities.
CATR DATA MINING
From wedding season spurts to personal asset to central bank reserves, there is never a dull moment in the global gold trade.
STEERING THE WHITE REVOLUTION!
Param Dairy has travelled a momentous journey, from its humble beginnings in 2000 to a credible dairy brand serving domestic and export markets.
FARM TO FORK
“Quality of Indian fresh produce is competitive”
Vishal Mahajan, CEO, Jubilant Consumer Pvt Ltd, talks about the role of innovation in the company’s success.
PSEUDO GRAIN, TRUE SUPERFOOD
Amaranth was not very popular earlier. But it is now emerging as an alternative to quinoa.