International Investors Make a Splash in India Bonds

India’s stock market is getting more global media attention as it hits new highs, but surprisingly this year it is the bond market which is getting more international money. Foreign investors have been net buyers of more than $26 billion in rupee-denominated bonds this year. That’s the largest ever inflow into Indian debt.  International investors [...]

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December 16, 2014   No Comments

Indian Government to Facilitate U.S. Investments

To bolster the renewed interest among American businessmen, the Indian government has constituted an inter-ministerial committee to ensure that investments from the U.S. do not run into roadblocks. Members of the committee include officials from the finance, environment, power, transportation, defense, civil aviation, telecom, health and external affairs ministries, and it is headed by Amitabh Kant, [...]

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December 16, 2014   No Comments

“American investors want to be part of the Indian growth story…” – CSIS

Richard M. Rossow, Senior Fellow at the Center for Strategic and International Studies, Washington DC, where he occupies the Wadhwani Chair in US-India Policy Studies, delivered a talk on ‘US-India Economic Ties: The Next Ten Years’ at the ICFAI University, Hyderabad. According to him, with further simplification of investment policies that is expected from the [...]

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December 15, 2014   No Comments

India Could Be an Asset to Food and Drink Manufacturers

FoodNavigator.com reports that food and drink manufacturers looking to increase profits and supply emerging markets would do well to consider India to set up their business to serve local, regional, and even global markets, The cost of reliable labor in India is two-thirds less than that of China, according to Roberto Ferranti, principal of portfolio [...]

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December 14, 2014   No Comments

India Clam Fishery Awarded MSC Certification

Ashtamudi, a commercial fishery on the west coast of India in the state of Kerala, is India’s first fishery to be awarded U.K.’s Marine Stewardship Council standard. The fishery achieved this certification because of its efforts in sustainable fishing practices in collaboration with World Wildlife Fund India and regional and local partners. Growth of the [...]

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December 14, 2014   No Comments