In its latest move to make the export process faster and easier, Indian government has introduced a welcoming change in its export policy. From January 1st 2017, a so-called self-certification system by exporters will come into force. The registered exporter system (REX) will replace the certificate of origin which is issued by accreditation agencies. Using this system, exporte ...

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India’s cities are swelling and getting bigger than ever before at an unstoppable pace. The country’s urban growth in the last two decades has been rising. Nearly 50% of India’s population will live in its cities by 2050. Urban India is predicted to have 70 per cent of all jobs and be home to 590 million people by 2030. Given this relentless growth and migration towards urba ...

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India enjoys 300 days of sunshine in a year and seems to be pacing faster than ever towards its commitment of improving solar energy generation.A boost to India’s plans to make the best of its sunshine has been its recent agreement with the World Bank Group. The country will receive $1 billion to take forward its plans in solar power generation. Last year, India and France laun ...

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In 1902, Asia’s first hydro-electric power station was setup in Karnataka and, three years later, the State saw India’s first electric streetlights in Bangalore’s City Market. Known today as the Silicon Valley of India, Karnataka boasts of a highly skilled and qualified workforce, forming the ideal terrain for Research & Development centers of global companies.This longstan ...

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The month begins on an encouraging note, as the CEO of Arsha Consulting, Renato Cudicio, has taken on an added responsibility as the Chairperson – Indo-Canadian Business Chamber (ICBC), Bangalore. Established in 1994, the Indo Canadian Business Chamber (ICBC) is an organisation at the forefront of fostering business and bilateral ties between India and Canada. The two countrie ...

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Since 1950, India has been following a special tradition for its Republic Day celebrations. A head of state of another country is invited to preside over the celebrations on 26 January every year. In 2015, President Barack Obama was the guest of honour at the celebrations in New Delhi. This year, India has invited French President Francois Hollande as the chief guest at India’s ...

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India and Canada share enduring bilateral ties that have been strengthened with the presence of a notable Indian diaspora in the country. Taking Indo-Canadian relationships further, the Premier of Ontario, Kathleen Wynne will be leading a Canadian delegation to India as part of the ambitious ‘Ontario Business Mission to India.’ This trade mission will span between January 31 an ...

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India is often considered as a difficult country to do business, and is ranked far behind its BRICS (Brazil, Russia, China, South Africa) counterparts. The latest World Bank Doing Business Report ranks countries on 10 parameters - starting a business, dealing with construction permits, getting electricity, registering property, getting credit, protecting minority shareholders, ...

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Canadian companies are relatively small players in India, often lacking the scale to do business in such a large, complex and still highly protected market.  Exports reached $3.1-billion in 2014, dominated by bulk commodities such as peas, lentils, fertilizer, canola oil and iron ore.Arsha Consulting shares the latest updates on the Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement ...

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India and Switzerland have a history of two centuries in trade relationship. With the growth and opening of the Indian economy in the global world, India and Switzerland strengthened their trade ties. Arsha Consulting takes you through the trends of bilateral trade between India and Switzerland and some facts on Swiss imports and exports. ContextThe trade and commerce relations ...

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