India struggled to gain influence due to 3 foreign policy ‘burdens’: Jaishankar
The former diplomat makes these remarks in his new book 'The India Way: Strategies for an Uncertain World', which is scheduled for release on September 7.
Government open to announcing more measures to boost growth, says Nirmala Sitharaman
Earlier this month, Prime Minister Narendra Modi too had said the Indian economy has started seeing "green shoots" of recovery and the country remains one of the most open economies in the world.
Turbulence ahead as global aviation seeks to rise from Covid crisis
Airlines worldwide were prepared for taxing times, but overcoming the pandemic may take longer than they bargained for
India has had to struggle mightily to gain influence in foreign policy due to 3 past ‘burdens’: Jaishankar
With the period from the 2008 global financial crisis to the 2020 coronavirus pandemic seeing a real transformation of the world order, Jaishankar analyses the challenges India faces and spells out possible policy responses.
Should MSMEs focus on revenue or profit amid Covid? Here are possible scenarios to answer that question
Credit and Finance for MSMEs: The focus on the revenue and profit is based on the visibility of the expected trends. The exhibit outlines the canvas of the potential strategies that MSMEs could adopt based on the combination of the declining, erratic and increasing trends in revenue and profits.
Pompeo urges India to reduce dependence on China
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Pompeo urges India to decrease dependence on China
United States Secretary of State Mike Pompeo urged India on Wednesday to focus on domestic supply chains and reduce its dependence on China for telecommunications and medical supplies, as Washington's ties with Beijing deteriorate dramatically.
Pompeo urges India to reduce dependence on China
NEW DELHI: US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo urged India on Wednesday (Jul 22) to focus on domestic supply chains and reduce its dependence on ...
India's growth rate may dip to -6 to -9% in current fiscal, says Swamy
Swamy said he wrote letters to Prime Minister Narendra Modi on several occasions in the past pointing out the incipient economic slowdown
Govt unlikely to achieve FY21 Budget targets due to COVID-19 crisis: DEA Secretary
Economic Affairs Secretary Tarun Bajaj said the government on a regular basis is monitoring 14-15 parameters which can give early signs of where the economy is heading.
US-China conflict to impair global trade which is vital for India's reopening: Raghuram Rajan
Cautioning that there will be "deeply damaged firms" in the economy, Rajan said the post-pandemic recovery has to be accompanied by a process of repair. "There's going to be enormous bankruptcies in the United States certainly and quite possibly in Europe also as we repair the economy, reallocate resources, restructure capital structures," he said.
US-China conflict to impair global trade which is vital for India's reopening: Raghuram Rajan
As the US presidential election draws near, the conflict between America and China will escalate, impairing global trade which is 'extremely important' for emerging markets like India and Brazil that are re-opening amid COVID-19 pandemic, former RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan has said.
Covid-19 impact leads to greater civil unrest risk in 37 countries: Verisk Maplecroft
As the economic impact of coronavirus unfolds, 37 emerging markets are at most risk of mass protests in the coming...Read More...
UK says open to FTA with India subject to progress in bilateral trade ties
UK’s International Trade Secretary Liz Truss and India’s Commerce Minister Piyush Goyal agreed to work towards removing additional barriers
Global trade extremely important for India's re-opening, says Raghuram Rajan
Rajan cautioned that corporations, households and governments will have enormous levels of debt as they move out of the pandemic
Solar industry awaits finance ministry decision on safeguard duty or Basic Customs Duty
Solar manufacturers, however, believe that the two together —safeguard duty and BCD — may get introduced from August 1, though the rate of BCD could be much lower than the 20% proposed initially.
Panel moots re-engagement of government employees in Kerala
This is an alternative to raising their retirement age
GeM to be integrated with Railways' e-procurement system: Commerce Ministry
The Commerce Ministry launched the online platform for public procurement in August 2016 with the objective of creating an open and transparent procurement platform
GeM to be integrated with Indian Railways' e-procurement system: Commerce Ministry
The official said that a feasibility assessment was being carried out on for integration of government procurement portal GeM with Indian Railway Electronic Procurement System (IRePS) and Integrated Material Management System (iMMS)
Trade cooperation could be last stabilizer for spiraling China-US ties: experts
As the China-US relations continue its downward spiral following a series of provocative maneuvers by Washington, a dim light of cautious hope emerged that reported trade discussions scheduled next month between senior officials from both sides could produce certain momentum for maintaining dialogue channels for what appears to be one of the most challenging and risky periods in China-US relations over the next three months.
Pandemic forces digital change on Japanese companies
The coronavirus pandemic may be a drag on economies across the globe, but in Japan it’s bringing long-overdue changes in work habits and tools. About 90 pe
Trade, technology and security at risk in US-China feud
BEIJING (AP) — They have the largest economies in the world. They spend more than anyone else on their militaries. From high-tech chips to control of the high seas, their interests are closely intertwined. The ongoing sharp deterioration in U.S.-China...
Trade, technology and security at risk in US-China feud
They have the largest economies in the world. They spend more than anyone else on their militaries. From high-tech chips to control of the high seas, their interests are closely intertwined.
Framework for regional cross border power trading in offing
The Eastern-Africa, Southern Africa and the Indian Ocean (EA-SA-IO) is developing a framework for regulatory oversight for the regional energy market to guide cross border power trading. The final report of the framework has now been presented to the COMESA Regional Association of Energy Regulators for  Eastern and Southern Africa (RAERESA) by the Consultants contracted to undertake the assignment. The framework covers five Regional Economic Communities (RECs), including Eastern African Community (EAC), Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) Indian Ocean Commission (IOC) and the Southern Africa Development Community (SADC) and their specialized energy agencies, an association of energy regulators, power pools and centres for renewable energy and energy efficiency for consideration. COMESA /RAERESA Chief Executive Officer Dr Mohamedain Seif Elnasr said in Lusaka that this activity is part of the European Union (EU) funded project on Enhancement of a Sustainable Regional Energy Market in the EA-SA-IO…
Tech earnings could determine whether sell-off is routine pullback or leadership crisis for stocks
Friday ended the Nasdaq's longest-ever streak without back-to-back daily declines at 49 sessions, one longer than the prior record from 1979.
IMF approves US$4.3bn financial support to SA to deal with COVID-19 pandemic
The IMF funding is a low interest loan that contributes to government’s fiscal relief package while respecting South Africa’s decisions on how best to provide relief to the economy and those worst affected by the current crisis.
Indonesia’s direct financing is test case for emerging markets
In many emerging nations, laws forbid the central bank from purchasing debt straight from the government.
Hotel industry will collapse without government support says Hotel Association of India
In 2020, the revenue loss to the hotel industry in India is expected to be to the tune of ₹90…
What’s the future of GMOs in Europe? Global food security in the midst of COVID. Watch Webinar Wed Jul 29, 10AM ET w/Sonny Perdue and Jon Entine
If the COVID-19 pandemic has taught us anything, it's that we can't take food security for granted.  As the "heart of the European Green Deal," the EU's
South Africa should end its trade and use of torture equipment
SA is breaking international and domestic law by making, using and exporting tools that can be misused by law enforcement.
Tech Mahindra, Hinduja Group’s CyQureX sign global pact for cyber security biz
Hinduja group co-chairman GP Hinduja said with rapid transformation of business to digital, cybersecurity will be the cornerstone to protect all digital assets, particularly for digital transformation of India and other geographies.
India Extends Import Duty On Chinese Solar Equipment in Order to Boost Local Manufacturing
New Delhi (Sputnik):  in 2015, India pledged at the UN Climate Change Conference in Paris to promote renewable energy. The country has set an ambitious target of having...
Cooperation between Qatar and Hong Kong in Areas like Digital Commerce, Fintech will Strengthen Bilateral Relations, Doha Bank CEO Says
Cooperation between Qatar and Hong Kong in areas like digital commerce, Fintech will strengthen bilateral relations, Doha Bank CEO says.
Cut in export benefits: In talks with finance ministry to resolve MEIS issue early, says Piyush Goyal
The finance ministry, tackling a difficult fiscal situation, is believed to hold the view that while the scope of MEIS continued to widen over the last five years, leading to higher outgo from the exchequer, it hasn’t resulted in any tangible growth in exports.
Retail inflation for industrial workers eases to 5.06% in June
Food inflation stood at 5.49 percent in June 2020 as against 5.88 percent in the previous month and 5.47 percent during the corresponding month a year ago.
Bold govt reform that triggers animal spirits needed for Indian economy: Raghuram Rajan
Raghuram Rajan said that because of the slide in the growth over the last few years, India entered the current crisis in a more "debilitated" state as compared to its peers.
Top 7 Loss-Making Companies Hit by Pandemic Indicate Deepening Crisis in Indian Economy
New Delhi (Sputnik): India's economic growth was already slowing down before it was hit by the pandemic. The coronavirus-induced restrictions have led to a full-on...
Retail inflation for industrial workers marginally eases to 5.06% in June
Food inflation stood at 5.49 per cent in June 2020 as against 5.88 per cent in the previous month and 5.47 per cent during the corresponding month a year ago
Forced China-India economic decoupling goes against the trend: Chinese envoy to India
A forced decoupling of the Chinese and Indian economies goes against the trend, China's Ambassador to India Sun Weidong said at a webinar on Thursday, in a fresh reminder that New Delhi needs to rectify its hostility toward Chinese investment.
Bank for International Settlements Innovation Hub Partners with Hong Kong Monetary Authority on Trade Finance TechChallenge
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FDI in commercial mining from border sharing nations needs govt nod: India
It is further clarified that any FDI in the commercial coal mining is subject to applicable laws, including the Press Note 3 of 2020, the statement said.
COVID-19 vaccine pact with India’s Wockhardt will guarantee supply: UK govt
The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy confirmed it has entered into an 18-month agreement with the company to carry out the crucial "fill and finish" stage of the manufacturing process, which involves dispensing the manufactured vaccine substance into vials ready for it to be distributed.
Spencer's Retail to raise Rs 80 crore rights in maiden rights issue
The maiden rights issue of Spencers Retail of Rs 80 crore to meet its working capital needs and other general purposes opened on Tuesday.
Review of India-ASEAN Goods Agreement to help realise trade potential: Puri
The ASEAN-India Trade in Goods Agreement was signed on August 13, 2009, and came into force on January 1, 2010
BOJ’s Kuroda warns of renewed constraints on Japan economy from pandemic
TOKYO, Aug 5 — Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda warned that economic activity could be constrained “significantly” again if strict public health measures are reinstated to prevent a further spread of the coronavirus pandemic. But he said that Japan was not slipping into deflation and...
Drug pricing is certainly not the issue in growing dependence on China
An introspection into the evolution of drug price control policy of India and API dependence shows that there is no evidence suggesting that price controls have led to growing dependence on China
Managing air quality: Urban intergovernmental institutions appear to be logical choice
A five-year plan (physical/fiscal gap) should be worked out for the entire UA. It should be based on environmental and energy audit as per the Model Municipal Law of 2003
AstraZeneca in deal with Kangtai Bio to supply potential COVID-19 vaccine in China
The two companies will also explore the possiblity of cooperation on the vaccine candidate in other markets, AstraZeneca said.
BOJ's Kuroda warns of renewed constraints on Japan economy from pandemic
Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda warned that economic activity could be constrained "significantly" again if strict public health measures are reinstated to prevent a further spread of the coronavirus pandemic. But he said that Japan was not slipping into deflation and that the central bank would continue with its…
Exclusive R&D policy for pharma sector soon; these three issues may be resolved too
The center is soon to come up with an exclusive Research and Development policy for the pharmaceutical sector soon as it looks to take India’s pharma sector on par with countries like US and Europe.
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