Brexit expected put brakes on India-EU FTA negotiations

Brexit: UK’s vote to leave the EU is expected to delay Indian attempts to establish a free trade agreement…

Rosneft worth $130bn, claims CEO as Putin considers sale to China or India

The Russian energy giant  Rosneft could be worth as much as $130bn, its CEO Igor Sechin said this week, amid reports…

SPIEF #3: Putin calls on Asian powers to join greater Eurasian Partnership

Eurasian Partnership: Russian President Vladimir Putin wants to set up  an economic union spanning the EEU, China, India,…

Amazon planning to increase Indian investment to $5bn, says Bezos

e-commerce giant Amazon  is planning to invest a further $3bn in India on top of the $2bn…

Indian internet usage overtakes US

Indian Internet usage: With 277 million Internet users recorded last year, India has overtaken the US in terms…

New Delhi to push ahead with Indian reform program, pledges Jaitley

Indian reform program: Encouraged by a 7.9% GDP growth rate in the first three months of the…

Indian economy growing fastest in world, new survey finds

Indian economy: A Reuters survey of economists due out on Tuesday is expected to show that  India’s…

India and Iran sign off on $500m Chabahar port development

India and Iran this week formally signed the long-anticipated  contract for the development of  Chabahar port in…

Banking restrictions on Iranian euro conversions lifted – but not on dollars

Banking restrictions on Iranian euro conversions have now been lifted, the Director  General of its  foreign ministry’s…

Japan and India look to team up to develop Chabahar as logistics hub

Japan and India are planning to team up to help develop Iran’s southeastern  Chabahar port as a…

29 Indian coastal economic zones expected to boost exports by $110bn

Indian coastal economic zones: The  Indian government today announced plans to set up 29 port-based coastal industrial…

Indians win contract to build $1.3bn Bangladesh LNG plant

Bangladesh LNG plant: India’s Reliance Power energy company has won the contract to build a $1.3bn  750 MW natural gas-based project…

North South Corridor progresses as work begins on Astara rail bridge

Astara rail bridge: Linking  Iran’s and Azerbaijan’s railway networks together will cut nearly four weeks off…

Iran eyes up Indian oil refineries in bid to secure exports

Iran would be  interested in developing  Indian oil refineries as a means of ensuring the sale of its crude oil…

Indian private sector activity hits three year high on the back of new orders

Activity in the Indian private sector  surged to its highest level in over three years last month, driven…

US investment in Indian equities larger than in Chinese, claims Kotak

Indian equities: By the end of last year, US investors had pumped $12bn and $11.8bn into…

Billionaire Wang’s plans for $10bn Wanda Industrial New City in Delhi-Mumbai corridor approved

Wanda Industrial New City: Billionaire Chinese real estate developer Wang Jianlin Dalian Wanda Group’s plans to invest…

India expected to outperform emerging markets – Morgan Stanley

India is expected to outperform emerging markets in 2016 although investor confidence is beginning to weaken…

New Delhi prepares campaign to promote investment in India

Investment in India: The Indian Government has invited advertising and other creative media agencies to submit…

Indian companies buy into Rosneft’s Vankor and Taas-Yuriakh oil fields

Vankor:  Four of India’s  state-run oil and gas  companies yesterday signed deals worth up to $4bn with Rosneft which…

49% ownership rule blocking FDI in Indian defence sector, says Airbus chief

Government rules restricting foreign ownership in the Indian defence sector to 49% are undermining New Delhi’s drive…

China leads world in UNESCO cultural goods exports ranking

The trade in cultural goods has doubled in a decade, despite the global recession and a…

‘India’s star shines bright’, Lagarde tells Advancing Asia summit

With a young workforce and its continuing  commitment to policy reform, India has not only emerged…

Chinese electric car maker BYD to invest $2bn in Indian battery plant

Chinese electric auto maker BYD is considering investing  more than $2bn in a battery production plant…