december 2017 issue

Cover Story

India's rise in 'doing business 2018' ranking : A Celebration Too Early?

World Bank’s recently published ‘Doing Business Report 2018’ upped India’s ease of doing business rank to 100 this year. While India is still a long way from making it to the top 50 (which is ...

Rolling in the Money

Despite an increased emphasis on digitisation, the humble paper has not lost its sheen. With domestic demand for paper outpacing production in India, the only option left with traders is to depend on imports to ...
The Secret Ingredient

Its called silver EEL for a reason

While it’s considered a low-value product compared to other seafood, frozen ribbon fish exports from India has started regaining momentum after a decline over the last few years. Though the export numbers may not be ...
Management Intelligence

Competition keeps us on our Toes

Rising consumer awareness and spending capacity has provided the Indian spa and salon industry the right boost to expand in both tier-1 and tier-2 cities. Over the years, Spalon India Pvt. Ltd. with its brands ...
Global Manager

India is a priority market for Amul

When one talks about dairy products in India, the first name that perhaps comes to mind is Amul. R. S. Sodhi, Managing Director of Gujarat Co-Operative Milk Marketing Federation (GCMMF which owns the brand) Ltd., ...
Overseas Talk

We are one of Indias biggest trade partners

References of a strong trade alliance between India and Netherlands can be traced back to the 17th century. Even today, the two nations boast of a robust relationship. In an interaction with The Dollar Business, ...
Policy Monitor

Declare silk a priority sector

Although India is the world’s third-largest exporter of silk, exports from the sector have been on a continuous decline for quite some time now. In an exclusive interaction with The Dollar Business, Satish Gupta, Chairman, ...

Trade Wrap

Trans-pacific partnership New name, new direction? After months of “Will They, Won’t They”, the first official announcement on the renegotiation of the TPP came in the form of a joint statement made at the Asia Pacific Economic ...

Gentlemen, make way for the ladies

Manish K. Pandey Editor | December 2017 Issue | The Dollar Business Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES) 2017 was recently held in Hyderabad, the capital of the southern Indian state of Telangana. Co-hosted by the governments of the United ...
Steven Philip Warner | Editor-in-Chief

A complicated gestation or a low-risk mission?

Steven Philip Warner President (VMPL) & Editor-in-Chief | December 2017 Issue | The Dollar Business Asimple yet important question to begin with: There is a certain chapter missing in the Harmonised Commodity Description and Coding System ...


This is the first time India has hosted the Global Entrepreneurship Summit. It is a symbol of the strengthened friendship between our two peoples, and the growing economic and security partnership between our two nations. ...
TDB Forum

TDB Forum Ask A Question December 2017

In the world of export-import, each shipment counts. And you cannot afford to make any “uninformed investment”. So, if you have any doubt or a question, ask us. Our team of experts at The Dollar ...

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