The sentiment on Indian real estate among both domestic and international investors has improved in recent times following the election of a new government and upturn in consumer demand, says the Emerging Trends in Real Estate® Asia Pacific 2015
The next three to four months will be, in a sense, most painful as while the sentiment seems to have improved, it would not be reflected in demonstrably higher sales and profits. So businesses will have to put on a happy face and yet suffer
As the process of formulating Budget 2011-12 began in right earnest, the Finance Ministry held Pre-Budget consultations with industry stalwarts and associations to get inputs and understand ground realities.
There is a need for capital for technology up-gradation for the forging industry, by way of introducing a technology up-gradation scheme. This would enable the forging units to avail of bank loans at approximately, say, 5% lower than the market rate towards acquiring modern technology them more competitive in the international market
The reduction on basic customs duty on pet coke and gypsum by 2.5 per cent and replacement of excise duty by ad valorem duty on cement are expected to have a negligible impact on the pricing of cement and overall construction costs.
CW asked industry players what they were looking for in Budget 2012. Here are some answers, across sectors. To speed up infrastructure growth, the government should frame a suitable plan to promote public-private JVs and influx of FDI.
The new year is all about going UP. If you're about to dismiss this as a wrong insight, given the dismal business sentiment with no graph headed in that direction, here's a clarification: the 'UP' being referred to is the state of Uttar Pradesh