free-trade agreements

Free trade pacts: Why India must be wary of signing more

Given the level of Chinese investments in ASEAN nations, the government should analyse firm-level customs data to monitor non-ASEAN firms using the PTA route. Read more »

Creating a world class capital goods industry in India

Investment in R&D, facilitating policy atmosphere, skill development, and supporting marketing mechanisms can foster growth in the capital goods sector. Read more »
india legal system

Policy and Judiciary: A vision for post-Covid India

India needs to address several problems with its policy and judiciary to convince foreign companies that it is a reliable destination for their investment. Read more »
Indian curbs on Chinese FDI

Crouching Dragon: Chinese influence set to rise in post-Covid global economy

Ageing population, mistrust among nations will check Chinese ambitions for world domination, leadership. Read more »

An imperfect future: Imagining the post-Covid world order

The new world order: The post-coronavirus world will witness a rise in authoritarianism, protectionist economic policies, and mounting social tension, says Pushparaj Deshpande. Read more »
India SEZs face Covid Coronavirus threat

COVID-19: Lockdown poses fresh challenges to SEZs

SEZs may be allowed to sell in domestic market till other industrial units become fully operational after the lockdown. Read more »
India-China trade

WTO using Covid-19 pandemic to push expansionist free trade agenda

WTO’s attempt to liberalise medical equipment trade to favour developed countries highlights the need to reform the organisation. Read more »