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Business hurdles need attention to improve economic relations: Germany
Nov 04, 2015

Business hurdles need attention to improve economic relations: Germany

The Indo-German relationship is undergoing a transformation but areas such as lesser ease of doing business, bureaucratic hurdles and red tapism need further attention to improve economic relations, according to Mr Achim Fabig, Consul-General of the Republic of Germany, in Chennai.

CEPA : Fulcrum of future trade and economic relations?
Feb 10, 2020

CEPA : Fulcrum of future trade and economic relations?

Both India and South Korea are now in urgent need to find economic boosters for their economy. Enhancement of mutual trade and investment opportunitie

Changing landmarks in Indo-Russian economic relations: The Vladivostock summit and beyond
Sep 16, 2019

Changing landmarks in Indo-Russian economic relations: The Vladivostock summit and beyond

The Putin-Modi summit as part of the Eastern Economic Forum in Vladivostok was a step further in Indo-Russian relations.

Harnessing the “economic complementarities”: What does PM Modi’s US visit have in store for US-India economic relations?
Jun 22, 2023

Harnessing the “economic complementarities”: What does PM Modi’s US visit have in store for US-India economic relations?

Prime Minister Modi’s visit to the US solidifies the foundation of the India-US trade relationship, opening doors for collaboration across sectors

India's economic relations with Bangladesh and Nepal
Nov 11, 2013

India's economic relations with Bangladesh and Nepal

Noting that India, Bangladesh and Nepal are transiting poor economies, Jayshree Sengupta, Senior Fellow, ORF, says there is an urgent need to focus on holistic development in these countries and enhanced connectivity between them to improve economic relations.

India-ASEAN economic relations: Examining future possibilities
Jan 05, 2018

India-ASEAN economic relations: Examining future possibilities

India and Southeast Asia share a long cultural history, which over the years has helped shape economic and commercial relations between them. This partnership garnered an impetus following the launch of India’s ‘Look East Policy’ in the early 1990s, rechristened ‘Act East’ in 2015. This brief analyses the trade and investment relations between India and the member states of ASEAN. It highlights the various challenges in the relationship

Time to Boost India-Bangladesh Trade and Economic Relations
Jul 28, 2023

Time to Boost India-Bangladesh Trade and Economic Relations

Among India's neighbours, Bangladesh occupies a special position not only because of India's role in its liberation but because geographically, too, it surrounds Bangladesh from three sides. The beginning of close economic relations between the two countries can be traced back to 1971. After its independence, Bangladesh's requirements of consumer goods, especially food, came from India. Over the years, the country has sought easier access to Indi

Unpacking the India-EU economic relationship
Apr 26, 2021

Unpacking the India-EU economic relationship

Although India and the EU have not been able to tap into each other’s strengths, there is tremendous opportunity to overcome long-standing differenc

A New Economic Diplomacy where India Matters
Jan 26, 2022

A New Economic Diplomacy where India Matters

The positions taken by India on new areas of economic diplomacy will be followed closely, not only by India’s competitors but also by its allies in

Assessing the anti-India Sentiment in South Asia (Part 2)
Jan 27, 2022

Assessing the anti-India Sentiment in South Asia (Part 2)

This two-part article series aims to reason the factors that have initiated and promoted anti-Indian sentiments in the neighbourhood. This part will e

Can India and the EU operationalise their natural partnership?
May 13, 2021

Can India and the EU operationalise their natural partnership?

With the EU being India’s largest trading partner and the second-largest export destination, the economic logic of strong India-EU economic relations is self-evident. The two sides have also agreed to commence talks for a standalone investment protection pact and an accord on geographical indications

Chabahar’s opportunities and challenges
May 28, 2024

Chabahar’s opportunities and challenges

The geopolitics around India’s play in Chabahar and Iran’s leverages are interesting

China's Belt & Road diplomacy
Jun 25, 2015

China's Belt & Road diplomacy

To draw lines on the map along the ancient trade routes of China and to claim that they marked an exclusive zone of trade and dense economic relationship centering around and led by China will beg a number of questions. Does it mean that countries within the zone will sever their trade and economic relations with countries outside the zone?

Chinese anxiety over deepening India-Taiwan ties
Nov 14, 2022

Chinese anxiety over deepening India-Taiwan ties

The budding relationship between India and Taiwan seems to be ruffling quite a few feathers in Beijing

EU-US समिट: भू-राजनीतीपेक्षाही व्यापार अधिक गोंधळलेला
Nov 03, 2023

EU-US समिट: भू-राजनीतीपेक्षाही व्यापार अधिक गोंधळलेला

EU आणि यूएस या दोन्ही देशांमध्ये आगामी वर्षात म्हणजे 2024 मध�

Exploring Prospects for India-Azerbaijan Ties Through Connectivity Projects
Jan 22, 2024

Exploring Prospects for India-Azerbaijan Ties Through Connectivity Projects

Azerbaijan has become an attractive investment destination, connecting Europe, Central Asia, Russia, and the Indian subcontinent via the International North-South Transport Corridor (INSTC) and the Trans-Caspian International Transport Route (TITR). Indeed, over the years, India has explored various options to enhance connectivity with Russia and Europe via Azerbaijan. This brief assesses how the Western Route of the INSTC and the TITR can improv

India and China: A gathering nuclear storm?
Aug 21, 2023

India and China: A gathering nuclear storm?

The Doklam crisis of 2017 illustrates the increasing tension in India and China’s nuclear relationship. There are elements of stability and instability in such relationship, and this brief examines them. Stability, on one hand, is derived from a history of military and political restraint, ongoing institutionalised negotiations, and growing economic relations. However, the continuing border dispute and disagreement on a non-demarcated Line of A

India and Russia ties: Navigating an “unusual situation”
Jan 23, 2024

India and Russia ties: Navigating an “unusual situation”

While India and Russia are maintaining close ties, it is hard to expect any makeover of the relationship

India-China talks: Never ignore India's strategic interests
Dec 31, 2010

India-China talks: Never ignore India's strategic interests

India has seldom been demanding on strategic issues. At the strategic level, one requires a long memory and a longer foresight and vision. With China, we need to balance our strategic, security and economic relationships.

India-Russia economic and energy cooperation: The way ahead
Jun 07, 2017

India-Russia economic and energy cooperation: The way ahead

Economic ties were the cornerstone of Indo-Soviet relations. Even the 1971 Indo-Soviet Treaty of Friendship and Cooperation, which was essentially of a political-security nature, stressed upon “economic, scientific and technological cooperation”.[1] Although the India-Russia ties in general survived the upheavals of the early 1990s, economic relations began to cool in the post-Soviet period. Despite many ambitious targets set during various

Indo-Pak Economic Ties: Ground Realities
Nov 26, 2004

Indo-Pak Economic Ties: Ground Realities

Analyses and discussions in matters relating to Indo-Pakistan economic relations continue to be marked by considerable wishful-thinking, superficial analysis and illusions. This article, in the form of questions and answers, tries to project the problem in its proper perspective.

Modi visit to boost India-Israel ties
Jun 15, 2015

Modi visit to boost India-Israel ties

Even though India's defence, security and economic relations with Israel have been on the upswing since the 1990s, Modi has been credited with elevating the strategic dimension of India-Israel partnership by bringing relations "out of the closet".

More questions than answers in Pakistan today
Sep 13, 2012

More questions than answers in Pakistan today

Pakistan is grappling with multiple challenges currently and perhaps the only silver lining on the horizon is the possibility of a deeper economic relationship with India. There were more questions than answers about the situation inside 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

Reimagining India’s Engagement with BIMSTEC
May 11, 2023

Reimagining India’s Engagement with BIMSTEC

This brief outlines a framework for India if it is to play a more proactive role in integrating and reimagining its immediate neighbourhood, in particular with reference to the economic relations with its BIMSTEC partners. The analysis is done in the context of important economic and strategic developments in the Asia-Pacific region in the recent years. It describes how India can navigate between competing economic and geo-strategic imperatives b

Resetting Indo-Nepal relations
Aug 05, 2014

Resetting Indo-Nepal relations

The new Indian approach to Nepal, and to the South Asian region, form a core of the Modi government's foreign and security policy. The goal is to bind them closer to India through a web of economic relationships. To implement this vision, Modi also needs to untangle political issues that have bedevilled relations between India and them.

Sri Lanka needs economic integration with India
Nov 22, 2023

Sri Lanka needs economic integration with India

A closer economic relationship with India will prove beneficial to Sri Lanka if it intends to recover from the ongoing economic crisis 

Sri Lanka: Trincomalee in development discourse
Aug 03, 2012

Sri Lanka: Trincomalee in development discourse

In a masterly stroke aimed at improving bilateral economic relations on the one hand, and job opportunities for the Tamil victims of the ethnic war, New Delhi and Colombo have agreed to set up Special Economic Zones (SEZ) for Indian engineering.

The China-Pakistan love affair in troubled waters
Nov 29, 2018

The China-Pakistan love affair in troubled waters

With roadblocks growing on global and domestic fronts, the China-Pakistan economic relationship needs reassessment

The EU-US Summit: Where trade is messier than geopolitics
Oct 28, 2023

The EU-US Summit: Where trade is messier than geopolitics

With elections due in 2024 in both the EU and the US, stabilising the relationship and easing lingering tensions before potential changes in leadershi

The Future of Cyber Warfare in the Indo-Pacific
Jan 13, 2023

The Future of Cyber Warfare in the Indo-Pacific

The rapid growth in military cyber capabilities of the countries in the Indo-Pacific combined with the use of assets from the cyberwarfare toolbox—in domestic and interstate contexts—is adding uncertainty to already competitive political, military, and economic relations. This issue brief assesses the cyberwarfare context in the Indo-Pacific, and reviews the military cyber capabilities of the region’s countries and their commitment to inter

The Future of Cyberwarfare in the Indo-Pacific
Jan 13, 2023

The Future of Cyberwarfare in the Indo-Pacific

The rapid growth in military cyber capabilities of the countries in the Indo-Pacific combined with the use of assets from the cyberwarfare toolbox—in domestic and interstate contexts—is adding uncertainty to already competitive political, military, and economic relations. This issue brief assesses the cyberwarfare context in the Indo-Pacific, and reviews the military cyber capabilities of the region’s countries and their commitment to inter

The importance of PM's visit to Moscow
Oct 18, 2013

The importance of PM's visit to Moscow

While much of the Indo-Russian relationship appears to be already existing ties, especially in the military-technical cooperation and hydrocarbon industry, trade and economic relations are faced with myriad challenges. It is time to diversify the trade basket to include technology, pharmaceuticals, etc.

Where does the US-China relationship stand?
Jul 22, 2014

Where does the US-China relationship stand?

Will the globalization of the economic relationship trump the geo-politics that is being played out in East and South East Asia? For the US, the dilemma is acute, for it cannot ignore the pleas of its allies in the region nor allow an incremental drift to take place in the relationship.

नवीन निर्बंध लागू करत चीनच्या चिप उद्योगाला चाप
Oct 20, 2023

नवीन निर्बंध लागू करत चीनच्या चिप उद्योगाला चाप

अमेरिकेने घातलेल्या बंदीमुळे “चीनला कायमचे थांबवता येणार नाही”, अमेरिका आणि त्याच्या मित्र राष्ट्रांची आगेकूच कायम राहावी, म्हणून त्यांना चीनला रोखायचे होते.

भारत-सौदीतील नवी भागिदारी
Nov 20, 2019

भारत-सौदीतील नवी भागिदारी

एकीकडे इराणची नाराजी वाढत आहे तर दुसरीकडे सौदी आणि इराकमधले सौहार्द वाढते आहे. या पार्श्वभूमीवर भारत-सौदीअरेबियातील नव्या भागिदारीकडे पाहायला हवे.