Arms and The Country
European nations compete for defence ties with India. When listing India’s defence partners Europe is mentioned, but it would be more accurate to speak of individual European countries as partners. Europe is unified economically but not in the defence domain. Unlike on economic issues, on defence issues India deals with individual capitals and not Brussels.
Economic forecasting is hard. However the last OECD report is based on solid arguments.It highlights that the balance of economic power will shift dramatically over the next 50 years.
India and China: important but fragile relations
No doubt that the bilateral trade between India and China develops at top speed since 1954 when both governments endorsed for the first time a trade agreement.
Germany is not the only one to blame
Germany: Europe’s predator, or, at best, exploiter – these are some of the least derogatory adjectives that we have been hearing throughout countries in the European Union and beyond for a while now.
The paralysing molecules of generic drugs
For years, generic drugs have been poisoning and even paralysing negotiations on free trade between India and, to name a few, the European Union as well as Switzerland.
Some questions on the Indian model
We used to think that analyses and comments on whether or not India was an emerging economy were not really relevant. Yet recent events have given some new life to this debate.