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The India-US Summit: Going beyond bilateral trade gains
Jul 13, 2023

The India-US Summit: Going beyond bilateral trade gains

As countries reconfigure value chains to lower critical dependencies, the deals inked at the India-US meeting strengthen bilateral and multilateral co

As American influence wanes, China courts Latin America with unrelenting soft power
Dec 06, 2017

As American influence wanes, China courts Latin America with unrelenting soft power

Gone are the days, when Latin America used to be an insignificant region for China, over fears of antagonising the US. Today, Latin America has outpac

Assertive (dis)unity: Assessing Macron and Von Der Leyen’s visit to China
Apr 18, 2023

Assertive (dis)unity: Assessing Macron and Von Der Leyen’s visit to China

The EU as a whole versus the EU member states’ approach towards China shows a paradox that will be hard to fix

Beyond JCPOA — Economics
Jul 21, 2018

Beyond JCPOA — Economics

With the imposition of sanctions on Iran, India is left with two options: either find other avenues of oil imports or risk facing the US sanctions.

BRICS’ reserve currency: An attempt to reduce the dollar's dominance?
Sep 01, 2022

BRICS’ reserve currency: An attempt to reduce the dollar's dominance?

Whilst Russia and China are leading de-dollarisation initiatives due to their geopolitical rivalry with the US, India, Brazil, and South Africa have s

Can Indo-US strategic ties be the silver bullet for trade tensions?
May 23, 2019

Can Indo-US strategic ties be the silver bullet for trade tensions?

Over the past two years, the deficit between the US and India has been decreasing. US exports to India registered a 28% increase last year.

China in Latin America: A rising power’s forays into US backyard
Jan 12, 2018

China in Latin America: A rising power’s forays into US backyard

China, a late entrant in Latin America, has now emerged as the region’s major economic partner. Bilateral trade between the two stands today at more than USD 200 billion. By augmenting investments and trade in Latin America, Beijing has managed to project itself as an alternative to the United States, which had previously enjoyed overarching influence in the region. The US’ inability to lead Latin America into a path of sustainable econ

De-dollarisation: Is it a gateway to rupeefication?
Aug 17, 2023

De-dollarisation: Is it a gateway to rupeefication?

In India, although a complete overhaul of the trade invoicing system is not feasible, de-dollarisation can be complemented with the internationalisati

Germany continues its risky China habit
Apr 19, 2024

Germany continues its risky China habit

Germany’s renewed coziness with Beijing has wider implications given the broader context of Brussels and Washington’s tensions with China

GSP Withdrawal: Likely impact on India
Jun 19, 2019

GSP Withdrawal: Likely impact on India

India should follow a path that does not make it overtly reliant on schemes from a developed country. It must instead use such benefits to improve the

India and Australia: From 4,000 nautical miles to 22 yards
Oct 24, 2019

India and Australia: From 4,000 nautical miles to 22 yards

Ties between India and Australia are wide-ranging: from geostrategic cooperation and trade, to soft power mechanisms such as cricket and tourism. This paper makes a case for improving bilateral relations between New Delhi and Canberra. While there are substantial opportunities for trade and investment flows between the two countries, the engagements have been largely underdeveloped over the years. The immense scope of complementarities between th

India in Central and Eastern Europe: From Non-Alignment to Multi–Alignment
Sep 13, 2021

India in Central and Eastern Europe: From Non-Alignment to Multi–Alignment

India and the Central and Eastern European countries can work together towards a rules-based international order

India's growing trade deficit with China: What can be done?
Apr 19, 2014

India's growing trade deficit with China: What can be done?

Despite China becoming India's biggest trading partner in 2011, the bilateral trade has seen a downward trend since then, with 2013 registering a 1.5% decline. The current trade deficit with China stands at $ 31.42bn. Alarming levels of deficit has now cast a shadow on the once flourishing trade.

India-Japan ties: Getting a boost under Modi and Abe
Nov 01, 2017

India-Japan ties: Getting a boost under Modi and Abe

Since Narendra Modi came to power in 2014, the Indian prime minister and his Japanese counterpart, Shinzo Abe, have been instrumental in what has been the most dramatic leap forward in India-Japan bilateral relations. While the two countries have made strides in strengthening cooperation in recent years, there are limitations that need to be overcome. This brief examines the challenges that remain in the relationship, including their sub-par bila

India-Russia relations: Seeking to overcome the ‘oil fever’
Mar 11, 2024

India-Russia relations: Seeking to overcome the ‘oil fever’

India-Russia relations need a paradigm shift in the relationship from a “seller-buyer” format to a more strategic foundation

India-Russia trade settlement: A way forward
Aug 08, 2022

India-Russia trade settlement: A way forward

The new arrangement, if adopted, could potentially shield bilateral trade from the restrictions imposed against Russian companies.

India-US Defence Trade Continuity Under Trump
May 12, 2023

India-US Defence Trade Continuity Under Trump

This brief explores the factors informing the Donald Trump administration’s continuity on the US’s defence trade with India. The administration’s impetus to maintain US-India defence trade stems from factors like the ‘reverse revolving door’ policy that has increased the influence of US defence contractors, its ‘Buy American’ policy to boost US arms exports, and defence trade being construed as an incremental means to correct the bi

India-US diplomacy in health amidst 2024 elections
May 29, 2024

India-US diplomacy in health amidst 2024 elections

While the results of the elections are difficult to predict, the strong commitment and cooperation in the health sector between India-US should be enh

India-Uzbekistan trade poised for continued growth
Jul 05, 2024

India-Uzbekistan trade poised for continued growth

While bilateral trade and ties between India and Uzbekistan hold immense promise, the lack of direct connectivity has hampered its potential.

India–Taiwan FTA in the making
May 30, 2022

India–Taiwan FTA in the making

Taiwan and India look to bolster their economic & trade bilateral engagement as both the countries commenced negotiations on the India–Taiwan FTA.

India’s continuing role in Nepal’s economic development
Jul 31, 2020

India’s continuing role in Nepal’s economic development

Cooperation on the economic front between India and Nepal can have a healing effect even during occasional ruptures.

Is India prepared for a fully convertible capital account?
May 30, 2023

Is India prepared for a fully convertible capital account?

Internationalising the INR and increasing capital account convertibility should only be implemented incrementally

Modi’s visit could bring fresh energy to India-Egypt ties
Jun 27, 2023

Modi’s visit could bring fresh energy to India-Egypt ties

The diversity of engagements planned during PM’s visit suggests that after a long hiatus, relations between two of the world’s oldest civilizations are on an upswing

More challenges set to riddle US-India divergence on e-commerce
Feb 05, 2020

More challenges set to riddle US-India divergence on e-commerce

Despite the impending bilateral trade package, differences over the role of e-commerce platforms continue.

North Africa’s Invisible Partner: India’s political and economic influence in the region
Jun 27, 2023

North Africa’s Invisible Partner: India’s political and economic influence in the region

India can optimise its presence in North Africa by leveraging its unique approach of South-South cooperation to forge mutually beneficial partnerships

Oil trade helps fuel peace engagements
Jul 26, 2012

Oil trade helps fuel peace engagements

Though India and Pakistan have been working on improving bilateral trade, the recent meeting of Experts' Group on Trade in Petroleum and Petrochemical Products come in the wake of the ongoing energy crisis in Pakistan.

Pandemic Reopens Contentious Issues in Nepal-India Ties
Jan 12, 2021

Pandemic Reopens Contentious Issues in Nepal-India Ties

The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted two features of the Nepal-India economic relationship: Nepal’s ballooning trade deficit, and unrestricted cross-border movement of people of both countries. Attributing the trade deficit entirely to supply-side constraints is neither accurate nor conducive to the overall health of the relationship. This brief suggests ways towards more sustainable trade relations between India and Nepal, among them, India r

Prospects for India, Ghana defence, military, and civil nuclear cooperation
Jul 17, 2019

Prospects for India, Ghana defence, military, and civil nuclear cooperation

New avenues — fighting terrorism, nuclear energy for civilian purpose, trade in small arms — presents Ghana and India with opportunities to streng

Rupee going global: Acceptable for South Asia?
Apr 04, 2023

Rupee going global: Acceptable for South Asia?

India’s efforts to make the rupee a global currency seems to bode well with its neighbours but there is still a long way to go

The Chattogram-Ranong connect: Establishing direct shipping in the Bay of Bengal
Jun 05, 2024

The Chattogram-Ranong connect: Establishing direct shipping in the Bay of Bengal

The Bay of Bengal presents an opportunity for Bangladesh and Thailand to enhance bilateral trade through their shared maritime space, making a Chattog

The Japanese imperial visit to India
Jan 08, 2014

The Japanese imperial visit to India

Despite all the developments, there is still a feeling that the potential of the bilateral partnership has not been fully tapped. For instance, the total annual volume of the bilateral trade is still about $18 billion.

The oil link: Understanding Japan’s Israel-Palestine policy
Nov 06, 2023

The oil link: Understanding Japan’s Israel-Palestine policy

The ongoing Hamas-Israel conflict demands a delicate balance from Tokyo, as it navigates its relationships in the Middle East alongside its internatio

The state of India-Russia relations in light of PM Modi’s visit to Moscow
Jul 15, 2024

The state of India-Russia relations in light of PM Modi’s visit to Moscow

This visit reflects India's underlying multipolar vision in its outreach to the rest of the world

The Trump card: Answer to India’s economic slowdown?
May 29, 2020

The Trump card: Answer to India’s economic slowdown?

Can India jumpstart its economy by expanding bilateral trade relations with the US to reverse negative economic trends?

The ‘Golden Chapter’ of India-Bangladesh diplomacy
Sep 04, 2022

The ‘Golden Chapter’ of India-Bangladesh diplomacy

India and Bangladesh are poised for greater ties in domains of trade, connectivity, energy and water sharing.

Trade issues hot up between New Delhi and Washington
Feb 24, 2014

Trade issues hot up between New Delhi and Washington

With both India and the US having differing domestic and national priorities, these countries are bound to compete and conflict on trade issues. But these must not be allowed to overshadow the larger gains that bilateral trade has brought to each country.

Weak WTO and an uncertain global trade order
Sep 05, 2022

Weak WTO and an uncertain global trade order

Due to unilateral tariff imposition and other pre-pandemic trade restrictions that undermined the multilateral trade order, the focus has now shifted

Why engagement with ASEAN should be high on the priority list for India
Jun 21, 2022

Why engagement with ASEAN should be high on the priority list for India

The strengthening of relations in the geopolitical sphere has also given a push to the India-Asean economic ties, with Asean now India's fourth-largest trading partner engaging in bilateral trade in 2019-20 worth $86.9 billion.

आफ्रिकेतील प्रदेशात भारताचा राजकीय आणि आर्थिक प्रभाव
Oct 06, 2023

आफ्रिकेतील प्रदेशात भारताचा राजकीय आणि आर्थिक प्रभाव

परस्पर फायदेशीर भागीदारी निर्माण करण्यासाठी आणि क्षेत्राच्या विकास आणि समृद्धीमध्ये योगदान देण्यासाठी दक्षिण सहकार्याच्या अद्वितीय दृष्टिकोनाचा उपयोग करून भारत उत�

भारत आणि अमेरिकेचे विविध क्षेत्रांतले सहकार्य करार
Oct 15, 2023

भारत आणि अमेरिकेचे विविध क्षेत्रांतले सहकार्य करार

अनेक देश सध्या दुसऱ्या देशांवरचे अवलंबित्व कमी करण्यासाठी त्यांचे उत्पादन क्षेत्र आणि पुरवठा साखळीची पुनर्रचना करत आहेत. या पार्श्वभूमीवर भारत-अमेरिका बैठकीत झालेल्य�

भारत आणि उझबेकिस्तानमधील व्यापारात सातत्याने वाढ होण्याची अपेक्षा
Jul 18, 2024

भारत आणि उझबेकिस्तानमधील व्यापारात सातत्याने वाढ होण्याची अपेक्षा

भारत आणि उझबेकिस्तान यांच्यातील द्विपक्षीय व्यापारात आ