PODCAST: is India the next big thing?

There are big opportunities now for investment in India, particularly in agribusiness, smart infrastructure, mining and equipment services and education.

" There are a lot of regulatory changes that are on the anvil that will help improve the business environment." Jyoti Vij

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In this podcast, we discuss India - a country with over 1.2 billion people making it the second-most populous country on earth and the world’s largest democracy.

“There is immense opportunity at the moment… [India] is opening up for investment”, says Jyoti Vij, Deputy Secretary General FICCI and Head of our Economic and Financial sectors.

“There are a lot of regulatory changes that are on the anvil that will help improve the business environment.”

The Modi government removed one of the biggest road blocks to foreign investment when they abolished the Foreign Investment Promotion Board. 

PODCAST: Is India the next big thing?


Listen to the podcast above to find out more.  We also speak to Ashok Lalwani Baker McKenzie Partner and Chair of Global India Practice and John Madew Senior Trade & Investment Commissioner, Australian Trade & Investment Commission.

Leon Gettler is a veteran management journalist

Baker McKenzie’s Crossing Borders podcast is a collaboration with Asia Today International, it explores the issues surrounding trade and investment in Asia Pacific. In particular, we explore what the regulatory issues are and how to navigate your way across complex and very different Indian markets.

The views and opinions expressed in this communication are those of the author and may not necessarily state or reflect those of ANZ.

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