The world has gotten smaller. No place is too far, no corner too inaccessible. In the last decade, more people have travelled than ever before in human history – be it on business or for leisure. Naturally, the travel and tourism industry has become one of the largest sectors in the world. In 2014, the industry accounted for 105,408,000 jobs directly which is 3.6% of total glob ...

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The Story of Palmex Continues in India Palm leaves don’t grow in Canada and, for everyone, the Canadian landscape inspires images of cold mountains and ice sheets, but never palmy beaches with rustic huts. So, when Richard Maillé, explains that his company located in the mountains in the North of Montréal, Palmex, is among the world’s top manufacturers of artificial palm leaves ...

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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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I spent an interesting afternoon yesterday at the France 'Make in India' seminar organised by the Indo-French Chamber of Commerce and Industry at the newly-opened Shangri-La Hotel, Bangalore.The discussions centred around two main themes of high relevance for Karnataka: Aerospace & Transport and Energy. Karnataka is home to over 170 French companies/ subsidiaries, operating ...

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India is projected to be the world’s most populous country by 2025. While the country offers incomparable business opportunities because of its huge market size, the demographic dynamics also create considerable challenges in terms of infrastructure needs. ARSHA Consulting takes you through the challenges and opportunities of Indian’s urbanization process. According to the l ...

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Doing business in India is not easy… but possible. To succeed, it is crucial to understand the underlying Indian culture of business. That means being able to build a relationship of trust with your audience, whether they are customers, clients, partners. ARSHA Consulting provides you tips to break into the Indian business world. "I don't feel India has been particularly frustr ...

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Despite undeniable progress, India is a country where it remains quite difficult to do business, as evidenced by the World Bank’s ranking. Yet, there are glimmers of hope! The Ease of doing business index, compiled by the World Bank indicates the ease – or difficulty – of doing business in different countries of the world. For example, the United States earns a score of 7, whil ...

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Arsha Consulting is proud to be a member of the OSCI since February 2015.As explained on their website, the OSCI, Opérateurs Spécialistes du Commerce International, is the French Federation of Entrepreneurs in International Trade. It includes the Sociétés d’Accompagnement à l’International (SAI), (International Accompaniment Companies) the Sociétés de Gestion Export (SGE) (Expo ...

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