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Foreign minister S Jaishankar(HT Photo)

India can help change global supply chains: Foreign minister Jaishankar

By Shishir Gupta, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON MAY 20, 2021 12:27 PM IST
Foreign minister S Jaishankar said that India can strengthen and de-risk the global economy through more effective partnership, like the supply chain resilience initiative with Japan and Australia.
Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Zhao Lijian speaks during a daily briefing at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs office in Beijing.(AP)
Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Zhao Lijian speaks during a daily briefing at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs office in Beijing.(AP)

China says Biden's bid to shift US supply chains is 'not realistic'

Bloomberg |
UPDATED ON FEB 25, 2021 03:23 PM IST
  • China dismissed efforts to shift US supply chains toward alternative sources as unrealistic, hitting back hours after President Joe Biden signed an order to review how America buys strategic goods.
As we look to kickstart recovery in 2021, one hopes that policymakers will retain focus on making land records services citizen-friendly, undertaking surveys of previously unsurveyed areas, improving land markets and continuing to invest in affordable housing in our urban centres.(HTPhoto)
As we look to kickstart recovery in 2021, one hopes that policymakers will retain focus on making land records services citizen-friendly, undertaking surveys of previously unsurveyed areas, improving land markets and continuing to invest in affordable housing in our urban centres.(HTPhoto)

An unlikely common strand of 2020 — land and property rights

By Aparajita Bharti and Bindushree D
PUBLISHED ON DEC 24, 2020 06:32 PM IST
A continued focus on land and property rights is important — these cross-cutting issues not only impact the growth of India’s economy but play an important role in the lives of all Indians.
Villageagro delivers fresh and organic fruits, vegetables, dairy, and poultry products directly from farms to the businesses and as well to the end consumers.
Villageagro delivers fresh and organic fruits, vegetables, dairy, and poultry products directly from farms to the businesses and as well to the end consumers.

VillageAgro: Combining agri-tech with consumer demand for everyone’s benefit

UPDATED ON DEC 09, 2020 06:33 PM IST
The startup has created a strong network of urban health-centric consumer base through quality assurance and fresh farm-to-home delivery.
Mr. Sumit Saran (Director for S.S Associates) speaks on Leadership principles(Photo : Manoj Verma / HT)
Mr. Sumit Saran (Director for S.S Associates) speaks on Leadership principles(Photo : Manoj Verma / HT)

“Believing in oneself is essential”

Hindustan Times | By Aprajita Sharad, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON NOV 20, 2020 01:13 PM IST
Sumit Saran, Director SS Associates, speaks on how to lead businesses in tough times like the pandemic
Xi’s April speech called for strengthening China’s advantages, saying its strong position in international industrial chains could act as a deterrence for external parties to cut off supply.(REUTERS)
Xi’s April speech called for strengthening China’s advantages, saying its strong position in international industrial chains could act as a deterrence for external parties to cut off supply.(REUTERS)

China’s Xi wants to diversify supply chains amid US curbs

Bloomberg | By Bloomberg| Posted by Susmita Pakrasi
PUBLISHED ON NOV 02, 2020 08:56 AM IST
Xi said the impact of the coronavirus epidemic exposed hidden risks in China’s industrial and supply chains, without elaborating, thus necessitating “independent, controllable, safe, and reliable” chains.
Onion, which was sold below potato price at Rs 25 per kg recently, is now available at Rs 70, while egg price has increased from Rs 4 a piece to Rs 7(ANI file photo)
Onion, which was sold below potato price at Rs 25 per kg recently, is now available at Rs 70, while egg price has increased from Rs 4 a piece to Rs 7(ANI file photo)

Higher prices of essential consumer goods dampen festive spirits in West Bengal

Kolkata | By Press Trust of India | Posted by Ayshee Bhaduri
UPDATED ON OCT 23, 2020 06:04 PM IST
According to traders, prices of vegetables and fish could soften when local train services resume
The ability to achieve impact at scale has enabled CSOs to reach millions of people, including those often left behind in standardised relief efforts(Sanchit Khanna/HT PHOTO)
The ability to achieve impact at scale has enabled CSOs to reach millions of people, including those often left behind in standardised relief efforts(Sanchit Khanna/HT PHOTO)

To tackle Covid-19, CSOs and the State must join hands

By Aruna Pandey, Lopamudra Sanyal and Ingrid Srinath
UPDATED ON SEP 30, 2020 10:56 PM IST
Those of us with seats at policymaking or grant-making tables have a responsibility to speak up and amplify the work of others. With the imminent shrinking of resources, there is a greater urgency for government, industry, CSOs and citizenry to work as collaborators with shared goals and innovative approaches.
Congress leaders protesting against the farm bills outside the DC’s office in Panchkula.(Sant Arora/HT)
Congress leaders protesting against the farm bills outside the DC’s office in Panchkula.(Sant Arora/HT)

Cong leaders protest against farm bills outside Panchkula DC’s office

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent, Panchkula:
UPDATED ON SEP 21, 2020 11:21 PM IST
Congress leader Ranjeeta Mehta demanded that the government withdraw the bills or bring about a fourth amendment to ensure strict punishment to those buying products at lesser cost than the MSP
Farm produce, under a decades-old system, are sold and bought in wholesale markets run by so-called agricultural produce marketing committees, or APMCs, under state laws. This is the mandi system.(HT PHOTO.)
Farm produce, under a decades-old system, are sold and bought in wholesale markets run by so-called agricultural produce marketing committees, or APMCs, under state laws. This is the mandi system.(HT PHOTO.)

Critics cite crucial loopholes in farm bills

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Zia Haq
UPDATED ON SEP 20, 2020 11:37 PM IST
The Farmers (Empowerment and Protection) Agreement on Price Assurance and Farm Services Bill, 2020, lays down a new architecture for contract farming in the country so that agribusiness and farmers can engage with one another more confidently, enable modern supply chains and investments by agribusinesses in cultivation.
India is abundantly endowed with people. They will be India’s source of sustainable competitive advantage when India reorients its policies to nurture the growth of local economic ecosystems.(Sonu Mehta/HT PHOTO)
India is abundantly endowed with people. They will be India’s source of sustainable competitive advantage when India reorients its policies to nurture the growth of local economic ecosystems.(Sonu Mehta/HT PHOTO)

In India, nurturing the growth of local economic ecosystems

By Arun Maira
UPDATED ON SEP 07, 2020 08:13 AM IST
For nations to become competitive, it is not enough to develop a few, large, world-class companies. Industrial ecosystems within countries, comprising webs of small and large, and formal and informal enterprises, must compete with ecosystems in other countries.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses at the third leadership summit of US India Strategic and Partnership Forum (USISPF), via video conference in New Delhi.(PTI)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses at the third leadership summit of US India Strategic and Partnership Forum (USISPF), via video conference in New Delhi.(PTI)

PM Modi pitches India as hub for global supply, value chains in post-Covid-19 world

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 04, 2020 01:21 AM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi highlighted India as an alternative destination for trade and investment at a time when the world community is focused on developing new supply and value chains to replace those disrupted by the pandemic.
The home secretary has requested state governments to lift the restrictions imposed due to the Covid-19 pandemic and to ensure that MHA guidelines issued during the phases of unlocking the country are followed.(ANI PHOTO.)
The home secretary has requested state governments to lift the restrictions imposed due to the Covid-19 pandemic and to ensure that MHA guidelines issued during the phases of unlocking the country are followed.(ANI PHOTO.)

‘Lift all restrictions on inter-state movement of people, cargo’: Centre tells states

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Sohini Sarkar
UPDATED ON AUG 22, 2020 05:08 PM IST
The home secretary’s letter to states says that local level restrictions on inter and intra- state movement of people and goods are impacting supply chains nationwide resulting in disruption of economic activity and leading to unemployment also.
A worker pours molten iron from a ladle to make automobile spare parts inside an iron casting factory in Ahmedabad, India.(REUTERS)
A worker pours molten iron from a ladle to make automobile spare parts inside an iron casting factory in Ahmedabad, India.(REUTERS)

Drop in demand, supply disruptions hit MSMEs

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Roshan Kishore
UPDATED ON AUG 22, 2020 08:58 AM IST
Only one in four of India’s Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs), which produce almost 30% of the country’s GDP and employ almost one fourth of the work force, were using even half of their installed capacity on August 1.
An analyst sees gains for industrials, cement, pharmaceuticals, metals and logistics, with long-term indirect benefits across many sectors.(Hemant Mishra/ Mint File Photo)
An analyst sees gains for industrials, cement, pharmaceuticals, metals and logistics, with long-term indirect benefits across many sectors.(Hemant Mishra/ Mint File Photo)

China’s loss may become India’s gain in shifting supply chains

By Bloomberg | Posted by Kanishka Sarkar
UPDATED ON AUG 17, 2020 07:10 AM IST
While companies have been actively looking to diversify supply chains amid the US-China trade tensions and the coronavirus outbreak, it hasn’t yet translated into big gains for India despite the nation making it cheaper for businesses to open shop.
Covid-19 has ravaged the economy. In the immediate term, India must provide a healthy fiscal stimulus with a large cash component and buy its way out of the crisis(Biplov Bhuyan/HT PHOTO)
Covid-19 has ravaged the economy. In the immediate term, India must provide a healthy fiscal stimulus with a large cash component and buy its way out of the crisis(Biplov Bhuyan/HT PHOTO)

By 75, can India get the economy right?

UPDATED ON AUG 15, 2020 07:31 PM IST
With the learnings from the coronavirus pandemic, India must evolve a long-term response. Here are four suggestions. Create a bad bank; focus on public health; rethink manufacturing; and get cities right
Flipkart Quick will debut in select locations in Bengaluru, the company said, without specifying a launch date.(Aniruddha Chowdhury/ Mint)
Flipkart Quick will debut in select locations in Bengaluru, the company said, without specifying a launch date.(Aniruddha Chowdhury/ Mint)

Walmart’s Flipkart to offer 90-minute deliveries in India

Bengaluru | By Reuters| Posted by Susmita Pakrasi
PUBLISHED ON JUL 28, 2020 01:59 PM IST
Flipkart said its hyperlocal service, dubbed Flipkart Quick, will also sell mobile phones and stationery items, taking it a step further than Amazon’s quick-delivery service that mainly offers just groceries.
We discerned the designs of Chinese economic imperialism early on. Our delinking from China began much early than many would like to believe(REUTERS)
We discerned the designs of Chinese economic imperialism early on. Our delinking from China began much early than many would like to believe(REUTERS)

India will resist China’s economic imperialism |Opinion

By Gopal Krishna Agarwal
UPDATED ON JUL 27, 2020 06:45 PM IST
By opting out of RCEP, PM Modi had already shown the way. This is an opportunity for the domestic economy
While the China relationship is likely to remain competitive and complex, if the grand strategic goal is to deepen ties with Asia, then India will have to acquire the ability to conceive geo-economic strategies in the neighbourhood and beyond while recognising that states will not deprive themselves of economic ties with mainland China(Bloomberg)
While the China relationship is likely to remain competitive and complex, if the grand strategic goal is to deepen ties with Asia, then India will have to acquire the ability to conceive geo-economic strategies in the neighbourhood and beyond while recognising that states will not deprive themselves of economic ties with mainland China(Bloomberg)

On the economy, don’t disengage with China | Opinion

By Zorawar Daulet Singh
UPDATED ON JUL 27, 2020 06:47 PM IST
India must consider its impact on domestic livelihood needs, modernisation efforts, and geopolitical goals
A botched abortion can result in physical damage to the reproductive organs and psychological issues such as depression and stress(SHUTTERSTOCK)
A botched abortion can result in physical damage to the reproductive organs and psychological issues such as depression and stress(SHUTTERSTOCK)

Covid-19 exacerbates the risk of unsafe abortions | Opinion

Hindustan Times | By Lalita Panicker
UPDATED ON JUL 26, 2020 05:43 AM IST
The lack of safe abortion facilities will have an impact on both health and family planning long after the coronavirus crisis is overcome, both in terms of unwanted pregnancies and unsafe abortions. Planning for this now is the only option
This would also help consumers avoid the purchase of products originating from countries such as China if they wish to boycott them, the people said, requesting anonymity.(File photo for representation purpose)
This would also help consumers avoid the purchase of products originating from countries such as China if they wish to boycott them, the people said, requesting anonymity.(File photo for representation purpose)

Made-in-China labels soon on products sold by e-tailers?

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Rajeev Jayaswal
UPDATED ON JUN 25, 2020 04:57 AM IST
The government is considering making it mandatory for all retailers and e-commerce platforms to display the country of origin on every product they sell so that consumers have a choice between local and imported goods, people aware of the development said.
For growth, invest in State capacity and regulatory institutions(Reuters)
For growth, invest in State capacity and regulatory institutions(Reuters)

Build a new economic imagination

By Yamini Aiyar and Mekhala Krishnamurthy
UPDATED ON JUN 15, 2020 06:24 PM IST
Move beyond State-market, rural-urban, agri-non agri and welfare-growth binaries. They are linked
The pandemic has highlighted the close linkages between people and nature. The PM, through his term, has often spoken about placing environmental consciousness at the heart of India’s future.(ANI)
The pandemic has highlighted the close linkages between people and nature. The PM, through his term, has often spoken about placing environmental consciousness at the heart of India’s future.(ANI)

What the PM did not say | HT Editorial

UPDATED ON JUN 12, 2020 07:22 PM IST
More clarity is required on both the economy and environment
Brands and retailers have asked the malls to close the commercial agreements with reduced rents linked to the trading density of the malls.(Unsplash)
Brands and retailers have asked the malls to close the commercial agreements with reduced rents linked to the trading density of the malls.(Unsplash)

Brands ask malls to reduce rent till business gets back to normal

Indo Asian News Service| Posted by Kabir Bhandari | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAY 30, 2020 04:34 PM IST
Brands and retailers have asked the malls to close the commercial agreements with reduced rents linked to the trading density of the malls.
Given the economic distress, the sentiment of states, and the fact that the lockdown is yielding diminishing returns on the health front, the government now needs to open up India(ANI)
Given the economic distress, the sentiment of states, and the fact that the lockdown is yielding diminishing returns on the health front, the government now needs to open up India(ANI)

Open up after May 17

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON MAY 11, 2020 10:26 PM IST
Give states more authority and relax restrictions
Migrants from Uttar Pradesh and Bihar take rest before they start walking back to their home states, Navi Mumbai, May 10, 2020(PTI)
Migrants from Uttar Pradesh and Bihar take rest before they start walking back to their home states, Navi Mumbai, May 10, 2020(PTI)

To restart, revise national strategy

By Yamini Aiyar
UPDATED ON MAY 11, 2020 06:07 PM IST
Rework migrant policies; reset the Covid-19 crisis management set-up, and improve communication
The European Union delegation in India did not immediately reply to an email from Reuters requesting comment on the planned shipment.(Bloomberg)
The European Union delegation in India did not immediately reply to an email from Reuters requesting comment on the planned shipment.(Bloomberg)

Covid-19 update: India to send nearly 1,000 tonnes of paracetamol raw material to Europe

New Delhi | By Reuters
UPDATED ON MAY 06, 2020 04:47 PM IST
The Indian government in March put a hold on exports of several drugs including paracetamol to secure supplies for its people after the coronavirus outbreak disrupted the industry’s supply chain globally.
Meerut city magistrate Satyendra Kumar Singh admitted that maintaining an uninterrupted supply of fruits and vegetables amid the pandemic poses a massive challenge for the district administration.. (Photo by Nitin Kanotra / Hindustan Times)
Meerut city magistrate Satyendra Kumar Singh admitted that maintaining an uninterrupted supply of fruits and vegetables amid the pandemic poses a massive challenge for the district administration.. (Photo by Nitin Kanotra / Hindustan Times)

Day after 24 test positive at Meerut’s vegetable market, panic grips vendors and buyers

Hindustan Times, Meerut | By S Raju
UPDATED ON MAY 05, 2020 06:18 PM IST
Some of the buyers have also started hoarding, anticipating a hike in prices due to the prevailing uncertainty over the supply of vegetables and fruits.
New orders fell for the first time in 2.5 years and at the sharpest rate ever.(Mint Photo)
New orders fell for the first time in 2.5 years and at the sharpest rate ever.(Mint Photo)

Manufacturing PMI dips to record low of 27.4 in April

Mint, New Delhi | By Asit Ranjan Mishra
UPDATED ON MAY 05, 2020 05:46 AM IST
The decline in operating conditions was partially driven by an unprecedented contraction in output. “Amid widespread business closures, demand conditions were severely hampered in April. New orders fell for the first time in two-and-a-half years”, a data analytics firm said.
The changes in the retail sector can roughly be categorised into three phases – now, next, and beyond, according to the ‘Moving towards a resilient retail sector post Covid-19’ report by analysts at EY(Reuters)
The changes in the retail sector can roughly be categorised into three phases – now, next, and beyond, according to the ‘Moving towards a resilient retail sector post Covid-19’ report by analysts at EY(Reuters)

E-commerce likely to gain currency as retail sector gears up for changes

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Rajeev Jayaswal
UPDATED ON MAY 04, 2020 02:07 AM IST
While shops and direct-to-consumer businesses are slowly reopening in the other parts of the world, as well as in India, the crisis is likely to accelerate a trend that has gained strength in recent years: E-commerce.
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