Four years of GST

Worst over; GDP growth will recover faster than forecasts in FY22: Arvind Virmani

Revival in economic activity, consumer confidence will see GDP growth recovering faster in second quarter of FY22 than anticipated by forecasts. Read more »
Indian economy GDP growth

GDP growth numbers for 2020-21 conceal more than they reveal about Indian economy

Policy makers should focus on creating jobs, increasing real wages and boosting household incomes, rather than worrying about blips in GDP growth rate. Read more »
ADB's GDP growth forecast for Indian economy

ADB predicts 11% growth for Indian economy

The Indian economy will stage a robust recovery aided by the vaccine rollout, stimulus packages, and an uptick in global demand. Read more »
Chinese economy faces hurdles

Lonely at the top: Five hurdles to the rise of Chinese economy

The Chinese economy has made major strides in industrial and technological spheres, but its ascent to the top of the economic ladder is fraught with several economic and social challenges. Read more »
Budget 2021 focus on job creation

Budget 2021: FM should focus on jobs, infrastructure

Budget 2021 should focus on reviving economic growth and industrial output while creating a large number of jobs for the country's youth. Read more »
RBI monetary policy focus on growth, jobs

Covid-19 and recovery: How India can achieve 10% GDP growth

Here are the positive movements that will drive growth after a dismal year that saw Covid-19 denting economic prospects. 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 »
Budget 2021 agriculture

Do Q2 GDP growth numbers point to a smooth recovery?

Persisting inflationary pressure both from food and core prices poses further downside risk for the post Covid-19 economy. Read more »
ADB's GDP growth forecast for Indian economy

Why RBI cannot ignore the food price dynamics while fixing rates

Tweaking of weights in inflation indices makes sense, given the policy objectives of RBI policy – price stability and economic growth. Read more »
MSMEs in manufacturing

Insolvency resolution: Why corporate MSMEs deserve special treatment

By Anubha Agarwal India’s gross domestic product had a great fall in the first quarter of 2020-21, pushing the economy into deep uncertainty. The sharp contraction of the economy made a huge... Read more »