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India infrastructure

Will state funding alone be enough to unblock India's infrastructure bottlenecks?

India’s new business-friendly government is looking to tackle the country's infrastructure problems as part of its plans to boost economic growth. But will the planned spending be enough to support its expanding manufacturing and service industries, or will outside funding be needed?

India abolishes minimum alternate tax

Even as India's National Democratic Alliance government abolishes its minimum alternate tax, it faces criticism from foreign investors.

India drafts model bilateral investment treaty

As part of its drive towards improving its investment environment, the Indian government has drafted a model bilateral investment treaty.

In Dispute: India charts its own investment treaty path

India's new draft model treaty is unlike any other found in the world, and it looks set to ruffle the feathers of a number of investors.

India raises FDI insurance limit

After months of political wrangling, India has finally passed its Insurance Laws (Amendment) Bill 2015, raising the FDI limit in the sector to 49%. 

India's new budget keeps old tax rules

In its first budget announcement since being elected, India’s National Democratic Alliance party alluded to revising the country's retrospective taxation rules, but failed to put these words into action.

Fastest growing destinations of 2014

On the rise: the fastest growing investment destinations of 2014

Of the five fastest growing destinations of 2014, four are located in Asia. Michal Kaczmarski investigates which countries are on form and why.

Karan Chanana

View from the C-Suite: how Amira's CEO is looking to conquer the rice world

Karan A Chanana, the chairman and CEO of basmati rice producer Amira Nature Foods, is not afraid to go about his business in an unconventional manner, from taking his own rice into the restaurants he dines in to attempting to establish a global brand in a highly fragmented market.

Hotels - staying power

Defying a downturn: the hotel companies that are scaling up

The hotels and tourism sector has been hit hard by the global financial crisis but, finds Michal Kaczmarski, some companies are still expanding, with opportunities in the Asia-Pacific region proving particularly enticing.

India approves 100% FDI in medical devices sector

In the latest of a series of moves to open up its economy to FDI, India has passed a new rule to approve 100% FDI in its medical devices sector.

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