Here’s an interesting observation from Friedman on whether the growth stories about economies like India are real or not: ” Having traveled to both China and India in the last few weeks, here’s a scary thought I have: What if – for all the hype about China, India and globalization – they’re actually underhyped? What ifContinue reading “The India Opportunity Story, as told by Thomas Friedman”
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Mom! I’m calling from Mt.Everest OR Is the India hype, underhyped?
Now things are getting really interesting in India. We are not talking global majors notching up handsome growths in sales, coming in from their India expansion. That may soon be par for the course. What’s even more telling of the kind of promise that India holds for business to thrive are the new, unconventional stories ofContinue reading “Mom! I’m calling from Mt.Everest OR Is the India hype, underhyped?”
Doing business with India….is a lot like losing weight.
Because….’you got to DO something about it’, if it is to happen. The reason I make this point is that Canadian businesses are curious about doing business globally but that curiosity is yet to turn into action. We need to galvanize businesses to get into action mode and I feel that it is partly my responsibilityContinue reading “Doing business with India….is a lot like losing weight.”
Do you know how to stuff an elephant into a match box?
The Global Business Exchange 2010 is an event conducted by the Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters [CME], to be held tomorrow at the Steam Whistle Brewing in Toronto. The Seminar is all about businesses going global. I will be one of the speakers and my focus is on The India Opportunity and what it promises for the entrepreneur who daresContinue reading “Do you know how to stuff an elephant into a match box?”
“The 21st century belongs to India”, courtesy UK’s Telegraph
“….while the 19th century was Britain’s and the 20th century America’s, the 21st century surely belongs to India”. Telegraph”s writer may have gotten carried away a wee bit there but …you get the picture. Rmagine brings to Canadian and US readers, a glimpse of what media across Europe has to say about the opportunities in IndiaContinue reading ““The 21st century belongs to India”, courtesy UK’s Telegraph”
Tip for Canadian & US businesses- invest where Soros invests: India.
Following the 5% buy of the Indian Bombay Stock Exchange in May this year by Temasek [the Singapore sovereign fund], George Soros’ hedge fund has bought into a 4% stake in India’s premier stock exchange. Just another robust indicator for where the Indian economy is heading and how comapanies doing business in India are expected to perform. ComingContinue reading “Tip for Canadian & US businesses- invest where Soros invests: India.”
Infrastructure Opportunities in India & EDC
It is great to hear the head of Canada’s leading corporate in export development, EDC, talk about the opportunities in India. And that too as early as in 2007. All that Eric Siegel, President & CEO of EDC had to say then is still true and even more so. Because the pace of development in IndiaContinue reading “Infrastructure Opportunities in India & EDC”