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Let’s not cheer India’s growth recovery yet

India’s GDP growth recovered to 6.3% in 2QFY18 from a three-year low of 5.7% in 1QFY18. On the supply side, the growth recovery came on the back of a rebound in manufacturing activity to 7%...

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Indian economy today, growth rates & GDP estimates

The Indian Economy is slowing down. Growth rates have come down drastically as the new GDP estimates show. The reason for this to happen was primarily two: – demonetization and introduction of GST. The informal...

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Chinese PM Li defends free trade, promises more reforms

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang has hailed the benefits of globalization, stressing that free trade is a “precondition of fair trade.” Li also said China can control growing financial risks and hit this year’s growth targets....

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How healthy is the Turkish economy really?

Despite ongoing political crisis, Turkey’s own statistical authority has given its economy good marks. German businesses are rejoicing, but experts remain skeptical. The Turkish economy grew five percent in the first quarter of the year....

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EU-India trade agreement a win-win situation: study

Not much progress has been made so far on reaching a free trade agreement between India and the European Union. But such a deal would be mutually beneficial, German economic researchers show in a fresh...

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Reading street lights

Has India’s economic development led to convergence or divergence? One answer can be obtained from inequality. The Gini coefficient of per capita expenditure was 0.35 in 1951 and 0.34 in 2010 – hardly any change...

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India growth slips in wake of cash ban

India’s economic growth rate dropped only slightly at the end of 2016 despite a controversial ban on high-value banknotes in November. Analysts doubt the government’s figure and fear the full impact has yet to be...

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Putting life into India

I must say I was surprised to read that Kaushik Basu, once my friend and neighbour, had been succeeded as chief economist of World Bank by Paul Romer, whom I admire as an inventive economist....

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India’s long struggle to create a common market

The Indian government is striving to push through a long-pending legislation to streamline the nation’s cumbersome tax system. If the move succeeds, it would make India a single unified market for the first time. Nearly...

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India – Robust growth coupled with unclear momentum

The World Bank’s latest India Development Report, a biannual report, expects India’s economic growth to be robust, however the associated year on year acceleration is characterized by uncertainty and downside risks. According to the update,...

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Infrastructure Investments set as a roadmap for growth

The Union budget presented was  hailed by the markets and policy makers and the like. The centre stage of the budget was massive thrust on infrastructure projects. An economy just on the road to recovery can be kick started...

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The Piketty paradox to lifting growth

The book ‘Capital in the Twenty-First Century’ by French economist Thomas Piketty has quickly become a bestseller. The main thesis of the book is that the return on capital tends to be higher than the...