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Indian manufacturing firms must invest in product & process R&D

Indian manufacturing firms must invest in product & process R&D

Jishnu Hazra, Professor IIM Bangalore, feels that Indian companies must take inspiration from the rise of South Korean and Chinese...
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Tourism sector: Charting a post pandemic resurrection course

Tourism sector: Charting a post pandemic resurrection course

• The travel and tourism industry has been among the most severe casualties of the COVID-19 induced lockdowns & ensuing...
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South Korea: Stepping into Make for India 2.0?

South Korea: Stepping into Make for India 2.0?

•  With second quarter GDP declining by 3.3% from the previous quarter, the South Korean economy seems to entered a...
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Global manufacturing competitiveness is true self-reliance

Global manufacturing competitiveness is true self-reliance

Prof Sunitha Raju, Indian Institute of Foreign Trade, argues that viewing Aatma Nirbhar Bharat from the perspective of import substitution...
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Companies now realise the importance of digital transformation

Companies now realise the importance of digital transformation

Suresh Shankar, CEO, Crayon Data, discusses how the company is helping clients understand changing consumer preferences and deliver the most...
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NEWS BUZZ

1
Govt wants manufacturers to make lithium ion batteries in India

India must cut down on imported lithium ion batteries to curb dependence on other nations & produce them, Union Minister Shri Nitin Gadkari said.


2
11% dip in rail freight earning

Indian Railways’ freight revenue declined 10.6% on-year in July to ₹8,969 crore and loading witnessing de-growth of 4.6% to 95.2 million tonne (MT).


3
Sugar exported to refineries in SEZ eligible for export benefits

Government has said that supply of sugar by mills to refineries in SEZs will be considered to be export for the purpose of benefits under MAEQ scheme.

ECONOMY

Econometric Approach to analyse determinants of FDI

CATR analysis of parameters impacting FDI shows that In...

Post-COVID macroeconomic risk analysis of leading global economies

Centre for Advanced Trade Research, TPCI, analyses macr...

Labour

Trajectory of employment in post-COVID-19 India

COVID-19 is expected to have a deep impact on rural and...

TRADE

India can aspire for self-sufficiency in oilseeds sector

Rising demand, low productivity, market volatility, cha...

Trade liberalization

Non-tariff measures: The arch nemesis of free trade

Non-tariff measures have been on a consistent rise, lea...

Global Value Chains

Global Value Chains: A critical focus area post-COVID

Strengthening India's backward linkages in global value...

IBT Infographics

Post-virus urban mobility: Time to shift gears?

As ‘planet consciousness’ and ‘economic prudence’ became buzzwords across the world over the past few years, there has been a visible rise in prominence of ...

CHOPPER VIEW

Companies now realise the importance of digital transformation

Suresh Shankar, CEO, Crayon Data, discusses how the com...

European businesses see long-term benefits of investing & manufacturing in India

Poul V. Jensen, Managing Director, European Business & ...

Indian app developers have a rare level playing window

Naveen Tewari, Founder & CEO, InMobi Group, discusses t...

Marketing post-COVID requires substantive orientation to technology

Anand Ramanathan, Partner, Deloitte India, believes tha...

PERSPECTIVES

Global manufacturing competitiveness is true self-reliance

Prof Sunitha Raju, Indian Institute of Foreign Trade, a...

Leadership in crisis: If it ain’t broken, break it creatively!

Nandu Nandkishore, Professor, Indian School of Business...

ITA-2 could put India at a debilitating disadvantage in the digital age

Rashmi Banga, Senior Economic Officer, UNCTAD, explains...

COVID-19 is an opportunity to de-commoditize the B2B business

Sourav Borah, Assistant Professor, IIM Ahmedabad, feels...

AGRICULTURE

Agricultural

Mainstreaming India’s agricultural exports post-COVID-19

Dr Harbir Singh and Dr Alka Singh, ICAR-Indian Agricult...

Indian agriculture’s investment riddle

National public investments in agricultural R&D, along ...

“Agri-product storage is part of marketing strategy, not just infrastructure”

Dr. Basanta K. Sahu, Faculty, IIFT, argues that food gr...

Agri-exports: A window of opportunity for India?

Despite the drop in agri-exports, India may be well pla...

INDUSTRY

Indian manufacturing firms must invest in product & process R&D

Jishnu Hazra, Professor IIM Bangalore, feels that India...

India has a golden opportunity to be a PPE manufacturing hub

Sanjiv Bhaskar, Vice President of Research - Chemicals,...

Indian footwear companies need to source locally

Ambud Sharma, Founder & CEO, Escaro Royale, observes th...

COVID-19: Spoiler alert for India’s solar industry

COVID-19 has played spoilsport to India's solar industr...

SERVICES

Aircraft

Mega aviation alliances have made 7th freedom redundant

Pran Dasan, Director, Commercial Operations South East ...

7th Freedom in Indian aviation: Explore with caution!

Seventh Freedom is a lucrative prospect for Indian port...

H-1B: A self-defeating misjudgement

Despite the Trump administration's assertions to the co...

Making the most of a calamity: Case of the Indian IT industry

As it struggles with demand & supply side issues, India...

STARTUPS & TECH

COVID-19: Driving new shifts in India’s ride hailing ecosystem

Managing short-term disruption, building consumer confi...

On-demand home services: Rich dividends, tough terrain

The opportunity for on-demand home services in India is...

Digital makeover of kiranas: Just a tap away?

E-commerce companies and local kirana stores can derive...

COVID-19: Assessing our enhanced digital footprint

COVID-19 has further enhanced the role of digital techn...

TRADE BASKET

Coffee

Why India needs to rejuvenate its coffee economy

The Indian coffee industry needs to undertake extensive...

Indian handloom industry: Misery spells ‘Opportunity’!

Handloom sector has suffered due to curbs on tourism, d...

Laptops – A growing necessity for WFH warriors

India’s laptop market provides a large opportunity du...

Meeting India’s growing demand for saffron

India is facing serious challenges with falling saffron...

TRADE PARTNER

Poland has a well-developed R&D and startup ecosystem

Ada Dyndo, Head of Foreign Trade Office in Mumbai, Poli...

South Korea: Stepping into Make for India 2.0?

Even as their economy copes with the COVID-19 led reces...

Agriculture critical to India-UK FTA talks

An analysis of India's trade profile vis-a-vis UK in ag...

Economic times of Japan: All that glitters is not gold

Japan has kept COVID cases low, but it needs a far grea...

WORLDVIEW

Tourism sector: Charting a post pandemic resurrection course

To counter the COVID-19 impact on tourism revenues, cou...

Rekindling the lure of luxury post-pandemic!

Luxury brands are exploring digital engagement, reorien...

On the brighter side of the plastic world

Rajagopalan Vasudevan, professor at Thiagarajar College...

COVID-19: A boomerang for the plastic industry?

Increasing usage of plastics to meet the demand for PPE...

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