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Virus Outbreak Gives India Chance to Boost Share of Global Trade

As the coronavirus pandemic shakes up global supply chains, India is in a position to grow its exports market share with a little help from the government, according to Nirmal Bang Institutional Equities Pvt. India , which has for long struggled to grow its share in global exports from the current 2% level, can ramp To […]

How Modi’s budget failed India’s poorest and most vulnerable

All the women of Tongabad village hear are stories of despair. After all, in Amravati district, in the western Indian state of Maharashtra, they live in the constant shadow of death – each day, on average, three farmers kill themselves amid failing crops, poor rainfall and very low pay leading to insurmountable debts… To Read More: https://www.scmp.com/week-asia/economics/article/3049593/how-modis-budget-failed-indias-poorest-and-most-vulnerable (5)

India’s economy slumps as growth hits slowest pace in a decade

Faced with faltering economic growth, India‘s government has unveiled measures aimed at getting millions of Indians to spend and spurring companies to invest. The task at hand is urgent: India was the world’s fastest-growing major economy as recently as last year….. To read more: https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/asia/india-economy-modi-budget-china-delhi-mumbai-goldman-sachs-a9313661.html SOURCE: INDEPENDENT UK (3)

Protests and a weakening economy spell a rocky road ahead for India’s Narendra Modi

Eight months ago, Narendra Modi was being hailed as India’s most popular leader in decades. His incumbent Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) won a general election by a landslide in May, increasing its share of the vote on its impressive 2014 win. To read more: https://edition.cnn.com/2020/01/16/asia/modi-protests-india-analysis-intl-hnk/index.html (3)

India Restricts Malaysia’s Microprocessor and Telecoms Imports

By Charles F. Moreira, Editor Hot on the heels of news of India’s restriction on imports of refined palm oil which broke on 8 January 2020,  a week later The Times of India of 15 January reported that India’s government is looking to restrict the import of microprocessors in retaliation for Malaysian Prime Minister, Tun […]

Will Tun M’s Criticism of India’s Citizenship Bill Impact Msia-India Trade?

By Charles F. Moreira, Editor According to an updated Reuters Africa report published on 8 January 2020 night, India’s Ministry of Commerce and Industry had issued a notification declaring that the import of refined palm oil “is amended from ‘Free’ to ‘Restricted’”. Four industry sources had told Reuters that the Ministry’s notification effectively bans the […]

Amazon partners with India’s second largest retailer to sell its goods online

Amazon  is deepening its relationship with India’s second largest retail chain, Future Retail, as the e-commerce giant widens its footprint in one of its key overseas markets. The two said on Monday that they have entered into a long-term business agreement to expand the reach of Future Retail’s stores through Amazon India marketplace. Future Retail operates […]

Toxic air and gridlock: India’s tech cities are choking on their success

Like thousands of others, Megha Mathur movedto the Indian city of Gurgaon for acoveted job in tech. She soon realized she wouldn’t be able to live there very long. The pollution was so bad she had to check an air quality app on her phone several times a day to see whether it was safe […]

India’s slowing economy takes deadly turn, but Modi’s in denial

When Vodafone Chief executive Nick Read told reporters in London this month the company might have to shut up shop in India, the response from New Delhi was swift and unequivocal. Almost as soon as Read had finished his press conference – in which he alluded to two lawsuits that have left the company owing US$55 million […]

India Will Have a Say in Whether China Dominates 5G

Will Huawei Technologies build India’s 5G wireless networks? In the technological cold war between the U.S. and China, India—the world’s second-largest wireless market by number of users—may be the biggest prize up for grabs. Washington wants India to reject Huawei and instead choose one of its Western rivals, Sweden’s Ericsson or Finland’s Nokia. Beijing, needless […]

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