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Lower Costs Boost Indian Business Sentiment in February

Input Prices Decline to Lowest on Record The MNI India Business Sentiment Indicator rose 3.1 per cent to 66.2 in February from 64.2 in January as the cheaper cost of raw materials helped to offset the recent weakening in demand. The increase in confidence brought

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Talking points: BLUEPRINT FOR REFORMS IN INDIA

By A. R. Jumabhoy Advisor, Foreign Investment in India. PHARMACEUTICALS: India can play a major role in providing cheap health care access to the world’s poor. This is possible if Made-in-India modern or western medicines are provided worldwide. India has low-cost production facilities which can

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Foreign investors seek friendly policy and project opportunities

By Arvind Jain, Managing Director – Pride Group Foreign investors into Indian real estate are looking at two primary aspects – an investment-friendly policy environment and project opportunities by established, credible developers. They are taking the long-term view and not looking at immediate gains, but

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Meinhardt to hire engineers, acquire companies in India

Singapore-based Meinhardt Group International has assumed critical importance in India’s massive scale development and building engineering capacities. The company plans to not only take up new projects in India but as a logical corollary, add more personnel to its skilled manpower as it is one

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Deutsche Post DHL: Making forays in India’s e-Commerce

When it comes to making fresh investments, entrepreneurs globally are placing their bets on India. One more example in this regard became evident as global operators in couriers, Deutsche Post DHL, or DPDHL, chose Delhi for its pilot project to launch e-commerce in Asia Pacific.

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India’s favorites dominate East African markets

A Letter from Dar Es Salaam Trade between India and Africa has a long and distinguished history. It goes back thousands of years to the days when Indian traders, using the seasonal monsoon winds, sailed to the East coast of Africa in search of mangrove

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KKR, Singapore’s GIC join hands to finance India’s real estate

India’s cash starved real estate sector may get some help from overseas funds. The New York-listed KKR, a leading global investment firm, has established a non-banking financial company, or NBFC to provide structuredcredit solutions to the real estate sector in India. For this financial initiative,