If projects in the pipeline were any indication of a sector’s growth, this industry has some some impressive numbers that companies out to tap global markets ought to take note: India’s infrastructure, in terms of projects planned, till 2030 include: $98 billion on 432 projects for Roads $90 billion on more than 400 projects inContinue reading “India’s Real Estate/ Construction Sector Circa 2030- How about building infrastructure for half the US population? Or 5 times Canada?”
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Investing In India- your number one priority.
Jim Walker’s recent observations on India: The invest-in-India story is a 5-10-year event, not a one-year politically-induced rally. We are as positive on Indian stocks today, as we were eighteen months ago. Moody’s upgrade [of India] is appropriate… The government is committed to steady fiscal consolidation and I don’t think anyone should doubt it onContinue reading “Investing In India- your number one priority.”
India ahead of Japan. Mexico ahead of Canada. And China breathing down US’ neck.
India is now the world’s third largest economy in terms of Purchasing Power Parity [PPP], moving ahead of Japan. This, according to a World Bank Report that is based on the bank’s 2011 International Comparison Program (ICP). The same report shows that Mexico’s economy is now ahead of Canada and China is close on USA’s heels.Continue reading “India ahead of Japan. Mexico ahead of Canada. And China breathing down US’ neck.”
Thick Crust Pizzas and the Great India Opportunity
Business owners often ask me “Which industries, do you think, have good potential in India?” My response has always been “Practically any”.
Let me give you an example: We all know that India has been going through an IT and BPO boom for years now, with companies running 24X7 offices where young Indians answer customer calls and write code for organizations from Seattle to Sydney. One such location which has a concentration of such IT companies is what’s referred to, as the IT Corridor, in Chennai in India- an area called OMR. Thousands of youth, male and female
India’s Knowledge Economy & Education
To truly understand the implications of any concept, it really helps if we can quantify and project the ‘what if’ scenario. What will become of India as a knowledge powerhouse in the world of the future? What will be the value of India’s human capital, looking into the future? How important is education’s role inContinue reading “India’s Knowledge Economy & Education”
“A sense of calling from God..”. Reason to start a business in India.
“A sense of calling from God – if you want to see the exciting things I’m going to do in India, you should come.” So they came. So says Anna Hambly of Red Moon Bakery, New Delhi, who mov ed to India along with David Hambly, her husband, from British Columbia, Canada. [Picture courtesy: TheContinue reading ““A sense of calling from God..”. Reason to start a business in India.”
GE’s Jeff Immelt would like US business to do an Avis
Jeff Immelt, the CEO of GE, minces no words in his message to businesses in the US: “There are going to be one billion consumers joining the middle class in Asia. I think for us to reduce unemployment, exports are going to be a key way to do it,” “It’s this country’s only destiny justContinue reading “GE’s Jeff Immelt would like US business to do an Avis”
Canada’s Choices: Ignore or embrace the Indian customer?
At the IIFA Global Business Forum at Toronto’s Metro Convention Centre, CIBC released a white paper titled ” Spicing Up the Ontario-India Economic Relationship”. On this occasion Benjamin Tal, the Managing Director & Deputy Chief Economist of CIBC World Markets Inc. spoke on the highlights of the research and analysis done and the findings ofContinue reading “Canada’s Choices: Ignore or embrace the Indian customer?”
Canada, India & the Middle East: The Opportunity Triangle
If you are in the business of International Trade or if you are a Canadian entrepreneur or SME looking to explore the potential for your business in global markets, this year’s FITT’s 14th National Conference: The Road to Trade Success must interest you. I will be one of the speakers at this event at HolidayContinue reading “Canada, India & the Middle East: The Opportunity Triangle”
Canadian business in India: A success story
” Waiting for the world to come to us is not an option…we have to go out to the world”. Joseph. P Repovs, the CEO and Bob Repovs, President and COO of Samco Machinery presented their India story at the breakfast meeting organized by the Toronto chapter of The Indus Entrepreneurs [TiE], last week. TheContinue reading “Canadian business in India: A success story”