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Fruit exports: Can largest producer India storm the global market

In trade negotiations with the US, UK, EU, and Australia, the Indian side must seek the removal of trade barriers and call for better market access for its fruit exports. Read more »
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Covid-19 lessons: How to avoid medical oxygen shortfalls

Some practical steps to avoid a shortfall of medical oxygen that caused a large number of casualties during the second wave of Covid-19 pandemic. Read more »
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Two to tango: A case for strengthening Indo-US trade, investment ties

Indo-US trade volumes are way below potential. While engaging the US in a strategic partnership, India should focus on its developmental needs. Read more »
india vehicle scrappage policy

Scrappage policy: A big business opportunity awaits India

For its scrappage policy, India needs to draw from global best practices as well as from studies conducted by environment ministry and ARAI. Read more »
e-commerce policy in india

India’s fledgling e-commerce industry needs a robust policy framework

A comprehensive e-Commerce policy will offer consistency, accountability, and clarity in government actions, helping stakeholders achieve objectives such as job creation, productivity improvement, and protection of consumer interests. Read more »
BUDGET 2021 by nirmala sitharaman

Budget 2021 scorecard: What is on offer for different sectors of the economy

Finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman shows good intentions in Budget 2021, but stops short of loosening the purse strings because of resource crunch. Read more »
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Budget 2021: Proposals to put Indian economy, industry back on track

Amid and overall economic downturn, here are the sectors that need special attention of finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman while preparing Budget 2021. Read more »
MSMEs in manufacturing

Targeted incentives can boost manufacturing sector, revive MSMEs

Improved ease of doing business ranking will help attract FDI, but the government should be beware of isolated incidents that tarnish India’s image. Read more »
India Ease of Doing Business

Why ease of doing business rankings are important

The importance of various business rankings has grown over the years as these have become key indicators for companies looking to invest. Read more »
India e-commerce policy

e-commerce policy must focus on investment, infrastructure

The government should stimulate investment flow all along the value chain, triggering higher productivity, efficiency and security. Read more »