Summit creates new platform for talks

Editorial Two From all accounts, the Business Summit organised by the India New Zealand Business Council (INZBC) on March 13 in Auckland was a landmark event. The event, second in an annual series, brought together officials of professional organisations, business leaders and government officials from India, creating a new platform for free exchange of information and utilisation of potential. We…

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Optimism puts India in its own grouping

Editorial One During our scholastic days, professors of economics, econometrics, international trade and banking told us that India has an insular economy and hence was immune to global events. In addition, the socialism blanket kept businesses largely away from advanced countries of the West. How things have changed! Today’s India is far removed from its restricted past, with an increasing…

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Exiting partnership across Indian waters

Editorial One India’s immense market potential, orchestrated by the recent economic boom, has been attracting multinationals, manufacturers and suppliers from all over the world but the ways and means of doing business with the world’s largest democracy continues to be an enigma for many. Red tape, depressingly long bureaucratic procedures and difficult business practices have been cited as impediments to…

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