India Business & Trade - September, 2019
INDIA-KENYA: A PROSPERING PARTNERSHIP
India and Kenya have enjoyed cordial and friendly relations over a long period of time.
“Tea should be put in negative list of RCEP”
Sujit Patra, Secretary, Indian Tea Association talks about the detrimental impact of RCEP.
WILL CHINA SUCCUMB TO ITS OWN MANEUVER?
Yuan was devalued by 0.36% in the first week of August.
GLOBAL VALUE CHAINS: REMEDY FOR SLOWDOWN BLUES
India needs to drive its presence in global value chains to usher in export-led growth.
MISSING PIECES IN A PROMISING STORY
Despite many firsts, India’s innovation story remains a saga of unmet promise
CHASM BETWEEN ‘INCREDIBLE’ & ‘CREDIBLE’ INDIA
Despite a larger number of tourist attractions, India fares poorly in terms of foreign tourist arrivals.
INDO-PAK TRADE: PAKISTAN SCORES ANOTHER SELF-GOAL
Suspension of bilateral trade with India is likely to do more harm than good to Pakistan.
STREAMLINING FOOD TRADE THROUGH TECHNOLOGY
Professor Arpita Mukherjee & Divya Satija talk about improving ease of doing business.
IMPORT FOCUS: PALM OIL
PALM OIL: WHY INDIA IS ON SLIPPERY GROUND
Palm oil represents a major policy conundrum, as consumption increased by over 230% since 2001.
PRODUCT PROFILE: PEPPER
India needs to boost its competitiveness in the face of the challenge from Vietnam, Indonesia and Brazil.
EXPORTER PROFILE: SAHYADRI FARMS
FARMING WITH A DIFFERENCE!
Sahyadri Farms is focussed on making agriculture lucrative for India’s farmers.
SECTOR FOCUS: ELECTRIC VEHICLES
CAN INDIA BREAK THE ‘ICE’?
An EV revolution is quietly simmering in Indian automobile industry.
“We need to believe in ourselves”
Sohinder Gill, Director General, SMEV, believes India can learn from China, Japan & Taiwan.
“Huge potential to build IP in EVs”
Ravneet Phokela, Chief Business Officer, Ather Energy feels India can develop an indigenous EV ecosystem.
SOUTH AFRICA: COMMON STRUGGLES, SHARED VISION
Complementarities between the two economies provide tremendous scope for enhanced trade relations.
EAST MEETS WEST: THE STORY OF INDIAN ‘CURRY’
Curries have travelled across the globe through the history of various rulers.
UAE REMAINS OUR BIGGEST EXPORT MARKET
Mansoor Ali, Chief Sales & Marketing Officer, Hamdard Laboratories, talks about plans to transform the company into a 21st century brand