We caught up with Steena Joy, who has been associated with the Food and Hospitality World Expo for the last seven years. Here’s what she had to say –What are the key trends in the hospitality sector that you’ve noticed in recent years?The rise in kitchen equipment according to me is the biggest trend. We are seeing tremendous growth in this sector. There are lots of internation ...

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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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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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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’s cities are growing faster than ever. They are swelling and bursting at the seams. Every day, millions move from rural India to its urban parts in search of jobs and better opportunities. According to a Mckinsey Report, by 2030, India’s cities will be home to 70% of its population with as many as 530 million people living in them. While we can’t stop our city boundaries ...

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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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Last week, under a sunny tropical sky in the Maldives Islands, Renato Cudicio, CEO of Arsha Consulting, signed an exclusive distribution contract for India with Richard Maillé, President of Palmex International, in the presence of Eve Chartrand-Dandurand, Key Account Manager for the Asia Pacific region.Palmex is a unique product used to construct artificial thatched roofs, to r ...

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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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