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The growing pains of external debt in Asia

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BusinessLine The global crisis and subsequent slowdown in imports of advanced economies put a brake on the export-oriented growth of developing Asia, forcing many countries in the region to look for other sources of dynamism. The instabilities and vulnerabilit... More »

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The tortuous path of corporate finance in India

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BusinessLine With India’s development strategy relying increasingly on private investors across industrial and infrastructural categories, the question of how private investment would be financed has moved to centre stage. This question has gained in significa... More »

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Is the world economy spiralling towards another debt crisis?

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BusinessLine The spectre of unsustainable debt has returned to haunt governments across the world. Even when self-imposed or externally enforced austerity has forced governments to retract from the debt-financed stimuli they adopted in the aftermath of the glo... More »

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Worrying trends in the global trade scenario

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BusinessLine World trade is in deceleration mode. After having recovered smartly from 2.3 and 1.6 per cent in 2015 and 2016 to 4.6 per cent in 2017, the growth in the volume of world merchandise trade slowed to 3.0 per cent in 2018, WTO estimates show (Chart 1... More »

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Vanishing green shoots and the possibility of another crisis

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BusinessLine When the third estimate of US growth in the last quarter of 2018 was released the euphoria exuded by forecasters of global growth even a few months earlier waned. The annualised quarter-on-quarter growth rate that had risen to a more than comforta... More »

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Why is South Asia performing so badly on the SDGs?

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BusinessLine The SDGs were obviously incredibly ambitious – far more so than the Millennium Development Goals that they succeeded – and so it was indeed a remarkable achievement that governments of almost all countries signed up to them. There were no less tha... More »

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The euphoria over foreign investments is misplaced

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BusinessLine Recently, Commerce Minister Suresh Prabhu declared that India is doing well on the foreign direct investment front and that he is confident of raising the annual inflow of FDI from around $40 billion to $100 billion by 2020. This meant that he con... More »

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Migration and remittances: The gender angle

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BusinessLine The gender distribution of cross-border migration obviously matters because women migrating for work face very different conditions from those of men migrants, whether in the source country, or in the process of travel or in the destination countr... More »

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The skewed structure of India’s bond market

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BusinessLine India’s efforts to activate its corporate debt market, not least by periodically raising the ceiling on investment by foreign portfolio investors in corporate bonds, are yet to succeed. Mobilisation of capital through the issue of corporate bonds ... More »

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The mistaken obsession with the fiscal deficit

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BusinessLine It’s that time of year again — the time when all eyes turn to those magic numbers, the actual and proposed fiscal deficits of the central government as shares of GDP. Breathless news anchors will interrogate financial investors on what the numbers... More »

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The dynamics of India’s rice export boom

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BusinessLine India emerged the world’s largest rice exporter in 2011-12, displacing Thailand from its leadership position. Two factors played a role in this. The first was the government’s decision in February 2011 to lift a four-year ban on exports of non-bas... More »

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Remittance bonanza has shored up balance of payments

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BusinessLine Once again, the World Bank has released a Brief declaring India to be the largest recipient of remittances from abroad. According to the Bank, remittances to India that totalled $65 billion in 2017, and are likely to touch $80 billion this year, w... More »