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India and the Pacific Alliance – The Future Prospects

The Pacific Alliance (PA) is a Latin American trade bloc, formed by Chile, Colombia, Mexico and Peru, which all border the Pacific Ocean. These countries have come together to form an area of integration with the purpose of ensuring complete freedom in the movement of goods, services, capital, and people. Together the four countries have

India, A USD 5 Trillion Economy by 2025 with growing ‘Export Share?’

India is currently a $2.8 trillion economy, and for it to become a $5 trillion economy, it will have to grow well above the rate of 12% in terms of nominal growth in dollar terms. In the run-up to the annual budget on 5 July, India’s New finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman faced three main demands

Has The Rise of Emerging Economies Disrupted Global Trade?

About twenty years ago, 62 % of all bilateral trade was between rich countries— the U.S., Canada, and Europe—according to a Bloomberg analysis. Now that share has come down to 47 percent as developing nations become more prominent trading partners. The value of trade between emerging economies has increased 10-fold during that period. Trade with Latin American and

Time for Modi’s ‘Make in India’ and the US-China cold war?

Prime Minister Modi has won a giant mandate in the recent May 2019 elections held in India. The people of India have retained their faith and belief in the man who made history by winning more seats as compared to last time. The expectations have risen and what will ‘Modi 2.0’ going to offer is

May 2019: What does an ‘Indian Small Business’ want Post-2019 Elections?

India has approximately 63 million Small & Medium Sized Businesses (SMEs), and their owners were an important support base for Mr. Modi’s 2014 electoral success, attracted by his promises to tackle corruption and crony capitalism. But SME’s, who tended to rely heavily on cash transactions, were hit in 2016 by PM Modi’s controversial withdrawal of higher-value

April 2019: Concern over US economic recession: What does it mean for India and Latin America?

​​​​​​​Investors will get a health-check on the U.S. economy in the coming months as markets are looking increasingly recession-prone. The manufacturing index, measuring everything from production to inventory, has eased since August as tariffs on foreign goods from countries including China fanned uncertainty and weakened global demand for American products. One big risk hanging over