India’s e-commerce sector has shown resistance to the COVID-19 pandemic. This is a welcome outcome, and to ensure its success, strong regulatory policy in e-commerce is needed to ensure a level-playing field. This will benefit the customer and strengthen the Digital India and Make in India visions of the government. Can emerging markets look to India for a model e-commerce policy where the regulator has played a part, but not overregulated?
The Chinese leadership faces a range of economic problems and not very palatable solutions, says Prof Heribert Dieter, Visiting Fellow at Gateway House, Mumbai, and Senior Fellow, German Institute for International and Security Affairs, Berlin, in this wide-ranging conversation with Gateway House. He also analyses the European perspective on China, the U.S.-China trade war and the role of global forums, such as G20
China’s economy is in trouble, a situation that has been exacerbated by the trade war with the U.S. They can either reduce the debt burden and accept slower growth or boost the already high level of debt, which can end in a slump.
The incoming Trump administration is inheriting an economy that is on a strong recovery path. What are the challenges in sustaining this and what is emerging as the new administration’s growth agenda?
Low GDP growth numbers and the tumbling Shanghai Composite are not enough to judge China’s economic management strategy. It is the long-term, structural, and geoeconomic challenges that will determine the country’s economic future
India’s merchandise exports have now contracted for 13 months in a row, reflecting the global slowdown and impact of China’s economic recalibration. But, therein lay new opportunities and challenges for India’s economic diplomacy
Neelam Deo, Director, Gateway House, reviews the three country tour and what it means for India’s relations with China, Mongolia and South Korea, going forward
The JCPA between Iran and the P5+1 countries is being welcomed positively in Iran. President Rouhani was elected in 2013 on a platform to to improve Iran's relations with the world and majority of Iranians wait anxiously for the improved socio-economic benefits that will follow
The IMF’s 2014 review has some good GDP news but its reservations on interest rates bears closer attention. It can take 32 months for the effects of a an interest rate cut to be felt. What does this mean for the Indian economy?
The timing of the Reserve Bank of India's(RBI) move to curb inflation, the amendment of FEMA and the creation of a debt management agency suggests that the RBI's independence is under attack, as the centre seeks to strip the RBI off some of its power