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India pitches for free movement of labour across borders


July 26th, 2012 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 26 (IANS) India's Commerce and Industry Minister Anand Sharma Thursday urged countries across the world, especially in European region, to liberalise visa norms and allow free movement of ... Read more...

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China’s net global investment reaches $1.79 trillion


July 14th, 2012 - 2:20 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 14 (IANS) China's net international investment position at the end of March was $1.79 trillion, said authorities.The net international investment position measures the difference between a country's external ... Read more...

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Coca Cola plans to invest $5 billion in India by 2020 (Lead)


June 26th, 2012 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 26 (IANS) Coca Cola, the world's largest beverage firm, said Tuesday it planned to invest $5 billion in India over the next eight years on expanding its ... Read more...

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Coca Cola to to invest $5 billion in India by 2020


June 26th, 2012 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 26 (IANS) Coca Cola, the world's largest beverage firm, plans to invest $5 billion in India over the next eight years on expanding its bottling and other ... Read more...

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Gulf petrochemical investments to touch $160 bn


January 1st, 2012 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
Kuwait City, Jan 1 (IANS/WAM) Investment in the petrochemical sector in the Gulf region would go up to $160 billion in the next five years, an energy report has revealed.The ... Read more...

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India Inc. welcomes stronger anti-graft law


April 9th, 2011 - 6:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) Indian corporates Saturday welcomed the government's decision to introduce a more stringent anti-graft law in the monsoon session of parliament and said it will ... Read more...

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China stays as world’s leading investor in low carbon technology: Study


March 30th, 2011 - 1:00 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Mar.30 (ANI): China remains the world's leading investor in low carbon technology as global investment in the sector reaches a new high of 243 billion dollars, says US Pew Environment Group ... Read more...

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Indian packaging firm has global investment plans


June 29th, 2010 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Anand Dubai, June 29 (IANS) In a move to strengthen its presence globally and consolidate its position in the domestic market, UFLEX Ltd, a leading Indian flexible packaging company, has announced ... Read more...

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India, South Africa ink 3 accords, to spur UN reforms (Roundup)


June 4th, 2010 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 4 (IANS) India and South Africa Friday inked three accords, agreed to work jointly to promote Africa as a global investment destination, and decided to spur the reforms ... Read more...

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Agri-machinery maker Same Deutz-Fahr to invest Rs.24 crore


April 10th, 2010 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
Ranipet (Tamil Nadu), April 10 (IANS) Agricultural machinery manufacturer Same Deutz-Fahr India will invest Rs.24 crore in its operations in the country to meet domestic and global market needs, the company said ... Read more...

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Vaghela, Mehta to highlight Modi government ‘misdeeds’


March 18th, 2010 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, March 18 (IANS) Prabuddha Nagrik Shakti Manch, a non-political citizens' group set up by former union textile minister Shankersinh Vaghela and former chief minister Suresh Mehta, is organising a convention ... Read more...

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Foreign investment in entertainment should be made easy -Juhi Chawla


December 11th, 2009 - 1:30 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
The evergreen actress Juhi Chawla unveils the blue print to attract the investor in entertainment sector. Along with the Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India's (ASSOCHAM) official Mascot of ... Read more...

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Africa needs to decide how it wants Indian help: academic


November 13th, 2009 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) It is up to African countries to decide what kind of partnership they want with India, said a senior Indian academic. "It is up to Africa and its ... Read more...

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Industrial production up 9 percent in September (Lead)


November 12th, 2009 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 12 (IANS) India's industrial production grew 9.1 percent in September, compared to 6 percent in the corresponding month last year, according to the latest official data released Thursday. This is ... Read more...

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India’s investment promotion ‘very weak’, says World Bank


May 11th, 2009 - 11:04 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 11 (IANS) A new World Bank group report suggests the website and inquiry handling by the Indian government's investment-promotion agency is "very weak". The Global Investment Promotion Benchmarking 2009 report gives ... Read more...

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Srei Infrastructure to borrow $100 mn from Dutch firm


March 23rd, 2009 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 23 (IANS) Non-banking finance company Srei Infrastructure Finance plans to secure a $100-million external commercial borrowing from the Netherlands-based financial institution FMO, a top company official said here Monday. This is ... Read more...

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Onus of providing stimulus now on Reserve Bank: Goldman Sachs


February 16th, 2009 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 16 (IANS) With no announcement of any major policy changes in its interim budget for the financial year 2009-10, the pressure of providing stimulus to the economy will fall ... Read more...

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Kuwait’s economy hit by global meltdown, falling oil prices


February 3rd, 2009 - 11:21 am ICT by IANS
Kuwait City, Feb 3 (Xinhua) Kuwait's economy, particularly the automobile and electronic appliances sectors, have been badly hit by the global financial crisis, entrepreneurs and bankers here said.Ahamed Salikh, a businessman, said ... Read more...

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Satyam has buyout offers from Indian, foreign firms


January 20th, 2009 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) The IT bellwether Satyam Computer Services, embroiled in a Rs.70 billion ($1.7 billion) financial scam, has received buyout offers from both domestic and foreign firms, its new ... Read more...

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Indian pharmacy industry attracting global investment


December 12th, 2008 - 4:26 pm ICT by ANI
Ahmedabad, Dec 12 (ANI): With the advantage of low production cost, trained manpower and increasing demand of low priced quality drugs, the Indian pharmaceutical sector has come up as a favourite ... Read more...

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Damien Hirst thirst rakes in £70m at Sotheby’s auction


September 16th, 2008 - 9:34 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 16 (IANS) Monday saw global investment giant Lehmann Brothers file for bankruptcy, but by night there wasn't even a whiff of the credit crunch at Sotheby's in London where a ... Read more...

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Kuwait investment firm closes real estate fund


August 11th, 2008 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Aug 11 (IANS) Kuwaiti firm Global Investment House (GIH) Monday announced that it was closing its 'Global Real Estate Leasing Fund for the Middle East and North Africa (MENA)' to finalise ... Read more...

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Intel invests $17 mn in yatra.com, 2 other Indian cos


July 24th, 2008 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) Computer processor major Intel Corporation's global investment arm Intel Capital has invested $17 million in the equity of three Indian companies. As part of its $250 million ... Read more...

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China capable of handling hot money


July 22nd, 2008 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
Xinhua Beijing, July 22 (Xinhua) China can tackle the enormous speculative funds, called "hot money", caused by floods of overseas capital into the country, International financial consultancy firm JP Morgan said Monday. The ... Read more...

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London Stock Exchange ‘market of choice’ for Middle East companies (Lead, superseding previous story)


July 18th, 2008 - 11:40 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 18 (IANS) With Kuwaiti private equity fund Global MENA Financial Assets (GMFA) Friday becoming the latest Middle East company to get listed on the London Stock Exchange, this city is ... Read more...

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London Stock Exchange ‘market of choice’ for West Asian companies


July 18th, 2008 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 18 (IANS) With Kuwaiti private equity fund Global MENA Financial Assets (GMFA) Friday becoming the latest West Asian company to get listed on the London Stock Exchange, this city is ... Read more...

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SpiceJet shares up as various firms look for stake


July 9th, 2008 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 9 (IANS) SpiceJet shares rose by over 15 percent midday Wednesday following reports that various firms were eyeing a stake in the carrier. SpiceJet shares were trading at Rs.32.40, up ... Read more...

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‘Green gold rush’ for renewable energy: UNEP report


July 2nd, 2008 - 12:10 am ICT by IANS
Xinhua Nairobi, July 1 (Xinhua) Global investment in the sector of renewable energy has surged 60 percent to over $148 billion last year notwithstanding the credit crunch that roiled financial markets, a UN ... Read more...

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UAE seeks closer business ties with South Korea


June 27th, 2008 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, June 27 (IANS) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has called upon South Korea to invest in the Gulf country and launch global joint projects, WAM news agency reported Friday. At a ... Read more...

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Helping foreigners, NRIs adjust to a complex India


June 4th, 2008 - 10:16 am ICT by IANS
By Papri Sri Raman Chennai, June 4 (IANS) Josephine Agular is an African American who is very sad that she may have to leave Chennai without a single Indian friend after living here ... Read more...

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Ad spend in UAE touches $1.3 bn in 2007


March 31st, 2008 - 6:47 pm ICT by admin
(Gulf Business Capsule)Dubai, March 31 (IANS) Advertisement spending in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) rose from $869 million in 2005 to $1.3 billion in 2007, the highest in the Middle East, a ... Read more...

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Indian ICT company investing $1.8 bn in Australia


March 16th, 2008 - 12:58 pm ICT by admin
By Neena Bhandari Melbourne, March 16 (IANS) India based global integrated technology and operations company iGATE Global Solutions Ltd. will be investing $1.8 million and creating up to 40 new jobs in the ... Read more...

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Rush towards biofuels might lead to global starvation


March 7th, 2008 - 4:34 pm ICT by admin
London, March 7 (ANI): A top British Government official has warned that the rush towards biofuels is threatening world food production and the lives of billions of people.According to a report in ... Read more...

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