developing economies

BRICS nations working to facilitate intra-grouping trade


July 19th, 2012 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) BRICS countries are currently moving ahead in areas in which the five member-countries can easily cooperate such as trade facilitation, said an Indian government official."We ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Growth recovery essential for capital inflow: Rangarajan


June 29th, 2012 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 29 (IANS) C. Rangarajan, chairman of the Economic Advisory Council of the prime minister, Friday said foreign capital inflows would come in once global economic prospects improve and ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Rich nations shy from commitment at Rio Earth Summit


June 21st, 2012 - 10:54 am ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, June 21 (IANS) As the Earth Summit began Wednesday, India had more than one reason to be happy, with its main concerns addressed in the draft ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Millionaire households grow in China


June 5th, 2012 - 3:23 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 5 (IANS) Ranking third on the worldwide list of millionaire households, the number of millionaires in China grew to 1.4 million last year, up 15.6 percent year-on-year.China Daily ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

ILO warns of new global jobs crisis


April 30th, 2012 - 1:43 pm ICT by IANS
Geneva, April 30 (IANS) The International Labour Organisation (ILO) Monday warned of the emergence of a global jobs crisis, noting that around 50 million jobs that were lost during the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Globalisation double-edged sword for India: Subbarao


March 30th, 2012 - 11:29 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 30 (IANS) The increasing integration of India with the global economy poses a challenge and opportunity for the country as globalisation is a double-edged sword, Reserve Bank of ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

BRICS voices concern over slow pace of IMF reforms


March 29th, 2012 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) The BRICS group of five emerging economies Thursday voiced concern over the slow pace of governance and quota reforms in the International Monetary Fund ... Read more...

Posted in World |

India’s growth projection lowered as global recovery stalls


January 24th, 2012 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 24 (IANS) With the global recovery threatened by intensifying strains in the euro area and fragilities elsewhere, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has slightly lowered India's growth projections ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Global economy heading for another downturn: RBI


January 24th, 2012 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 24 (IANS) Just after three years, the global economy is heading for another downturn mainly because of eurozone debt crisis that would also pull down India's growth, the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Indian economy to grow 7.7 percent in 2012: UN


January 17th, 2012 - 4:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 17 (IANS) India's gross domestic product (GDP) is expected to grow by 7.7 percent in 2012 and 7.9 percent in the following year as compared to the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

India may end 2011-12 with 7 percent growth: Montek


December 21st, 2011 - 11:29 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 21 (IANS) Economic deceleration is expected to continue in the third quarter of 2011-12 and India may end the financial year with a 7 percent GDP growth rate, ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Japan’s exports fall in November


December 21st, 2011 - 2:28 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, Dec 21 (IANS) Japan's exports fell 4.5 percent in November from a year earlier, marking the second straight month of decline, the ministry of finance said in a preliminary ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

USAID, FICCI ink deal to support innovation


December 20th, 2011 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 20 (IANS) The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) Tuesday signed an agreement to set ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Infosys shifts focus on developing economies


December 9th, 2011 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 9 (IANS) IT giant Infosys is shifting its priorities to increase its revenues from the domestic market, as also other developing economies like China, Malaysia and South Africa ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Both binding, voluntary cuts must for global climate deal: UNEP


December 6th, 2011 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS
Durban, Dec 6 (IANS) With the debate between rich and poor countries in Durban stuck on legally binding emission cuts versus voluntary measures, the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) Tuesday ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Inflation will slow by March, says Pranab; opposition flays claim (Roundup)


November 22nd, 2011 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee said Tuesday inflation would come down to 6-7 percent by the end of the current fiscal and to a "more ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Pakistan’s foreign investment drops


November 22nd, 2011 - 1:55 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 22 (IANS) The State Bank of Pakistan's latest data show that investors remained cautious in injecting foreign investment in Pakistan, which witnessed a fall of 58 percent in ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Japan’s exports fell in October


November 21st, 2011 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, Nov 21 (IANS) Japan's exports fell 3.7 percent in October from a year earlier, marking the first decline in three months, the finance ministry said in a preliminary report ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

`China’s exports under pressure’


November 16th, 2011 - 2:22 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 16 (IANS) China's exports are feeling the pressure from global economic uncertainties, trade protectionism and rising domestic costs, the authorities said Wednesday."We cannot be optimistic about the export ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

G20 business leaders urge stable regulatory framework


November 3rd, 2011 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
Cannes, Nov 3 (IANS) As G20 leaders struggled to find ways to resolve the Eurozone crisis, business leaders of these developed and developing economies, led by India ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

India can help in Eurozone crisis: Montek


November 3rd, 2011 - 2:17 pm ICT by IANS
Cannes, Nov 3 (IANS) India has not received any request from the G20 or from individual countries for help in resolving the Eurozone crisis but is ready to do ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Developed nations’ problems now affect developing economies: IMF


October 16th, 2011 - 12:07 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, Oct 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Financial troubles of developed economies are beginning to affect the emerging markets, said the head of the International Monetary Fund, Christine Lagarde.The weakness of the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

India behind China in contribution to science: Kiran Karnik


October 11th, 2011 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 11 (IANS) Member of the Prime Minister's Scientific Advisory Council Kiran Karnik Tuesday said that funding for scientific research in universities has been strangulated and this has ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

‘Urbanisation, increasing demand challenge for auto sector’


October 6th, 2011 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Oct 6 (IANS) An effective policy on urbanisation, multi-modal transportation and appropriate automotive technologies to meet future needs are important for India which will become the third largest market ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

India must act to cope up with urbanisation: UN expert


September 27th, 2011 - 12:13 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) India has good policies but needs to implement them effectively to cope with the growing challenge of urbanisation, UN Under-Secretary-General Joan Clos said Monday."The pace ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Balance needed between privacy, security: Sibal


September 21st, 2011 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) It is necessary to maintain a balance between the needs of privacy of individuals and genuine security concerns of the state while dealing with challenges ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Inflation key challenge for India as growth slows: IMF


September 20th, 2011 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 20 (IANS) Predicting that India's growth would slow down from 10 percent last year to an average of 7.5 to 7.75 percent during 2011-12, the International Monetary Fund ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

India must take lead to conclude global trade talks: Pascal Lamy


September 11th, 2011 - 2:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 11 (IANS) Failure of the 10-year old Doha development round will weaken the legitimacy of the World Trade Organisation (WTO) and countries like India must take the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Indian economy to grow 8.1 percent in 2011: UNCTAD


September 6th, 2011 - 5:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) India's economic growth rate is likely to climb down to 8.1 percent in 2011 from 8.6 percent in the previous year due to slowdown in ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

India, China to see growth in BPO sector by 2015


August 22nd, 2011 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) Key economies like India and China will see growth in the Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) market with rise in demand for outsourcing services in customer ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Polaris Software eyes $100 mn revenue by 2016


August 2nd, 2011 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 2 (IANS) Financial technology company Polaris Software Lab Ltd. hopes to earn $100 million in five years by offering its core banking solution (CBS) and other software on ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

‘Super sand’ to purify drinking water


June 23rd, 2011 - 4:08 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 23 (IANS) Scientists have developed a way to chemically transform ordinary sand into so-called "super sand" for improved purification of drinking water.Ordinary sand, an abundant natural resource of ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

India set to grow at 8.2 percent: IMF


June 17th, 2011 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 17 (IANS) Keeping its predictions for India's growth unchanged at 8.2 percent this year and 7.8 percent in 2012, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) says global activity is ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

India, other emerging economies to make for half of global growth


May 17th, 2011 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 17 (IANS) By 2025, India and five other major emerging economies - Brazil, China, Indonesia, South Korea, and Russia - will account for more than half of all ... Read more...

Posted in World |

ITC, Ruchi Soya among top 50 fastest growing consumer companies


April 26th, 2011 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) Two Indian firms - ITC Limited and Ruchi Soya - have been ranked 15th and 20th among the fastest growing consumer companies across the globe ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

« Previous Entries

Subscribe