Contents May 2016 March 2018 issue

Contents May 2016

Cover Story - Food Processing - Is India, making, baking and serving it right?

contents may 2016

India’s food processing industry has forever been plagued by problems that have arrested its growth. Logistics and infrastructural bottlenecks, inadequate investments, undesired policy changes, lack of talent, and many other such concerns have eroded its potential and glow. how much longer before change for the better occurs? 


Inbox - Letters to The Editor

Readers’ feedback, criticism, and appreciation that hit our mailboxes in April 2016 


Monologue - People Speak

From Narendra Modi on GST Bill to Vladimir Putin on Russia’s trade with Finland, and more... 


Global Trade

The possible impact of BREXIT on the UK economy; Sweden’s concerns over Maine lobsters and much more...   


India Trade

From India’s rising trade deficit to dairy exports to Russia to preferential trade agreement between with Chile and a lot more


Spotlight - Australia

The 12th largest economy is still dependent on mining & agriculture 

Amanda Hodges

Overseas Talk - Amanda Hodges

Senior Trade Commissioner, Australian Trade Commission, on upcoming FTA and more 


Importo’nomics - Mobility Device covers

Why importing mobility device covers from China makes sense 


The Secret Ingredient - Salt

India is one of the largest exporters of salt, but logistics remain a hurdle 


Bestseller - Hard Disc Drives

The ever-increasing need for digital storage is fuelling its imports 

Ashok Gajapathi Raju, Union Minister for Civil aviation

Rendezvous - Ashok Gajapathi Raju, Union Minister for Civil aviation

Talks about the 5/20 rule and his vision for the civil aviation sector 


Prime focus - EoUs

The declining performance of EOUs has been a cause for concern. Is there a way to reverse the trend? 

Ashok G. Rajani, Chairman, AEPC, discusses

Policy Monitor - Ashok G. Rajani, Chairman, AEPC, discusses

Issues that are hurting the Indian apparel industry 

RPankaj Dubey

Global Manage - RPankaj Dubey

Country Head & Managing Director, Polaris India on how he plans to tap the nascent ATV market in India 


Dockyard - Cochin Airport

CIAL has been the poster boy of PPP projects in India, and its expansion plans are noteworthy 


Nextgen Newsmaker - Kashmir Box

Founder & CEO shares his plan of taking the ‘Kashmir’ brand to the world via e-commerce 


TDB Forum

Questions about foreign trade that hit our mail box in April 2016 



Some trade shows you shouldn’t miss out in India and abroad in May and June 2016