COVID-19 puts international trade to a halt following the closure of the Ningbo-Zhoushan port in China and causing a global microchip shortage. There are other unanticipated issues to account for, such as the Suez Canal blockage.
In their response to the Covid-19 pandemic, governments have learned and applied many of the lessons of past crises. Early testing and tracing at scale gave countries including Germany, Taiwan and South Korea a lead in combating the virus.
‘Make in India’ is an ambitious initiative put forward by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in 2014. Even though much has been done for the successful implementation of the initiative, there are a lot of pitfalls left to be addressed.
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I had the pleasure of interviewing Sunil Pathak, Chairman of Aburi Ltd., a UK company who in the space of 3 years is now regarded globally as the biggest buyer… read more →