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The Long March: Chinese Workers in India

Indian media has reported recently on the proliferation of Chinese laborers working in the country for Chinese firms in violation of visa rules. Outlook India published a lengthy report on the topic: It’s after sundown in...

Chinese Biggies Want to Enter Indian Car Market

The Times of India reports that Chinese automobile manufacturers Chery Automobile and Great Wall Motor plan on entering the Indian market: “We are looking at a joint venture partner for India as it holds a good potential...

Will India Overtake China’s Growth Rate?

From Statesman: China today said its economy in first three months of 2009 grew by 6.1 per cent, its lowest rate in over a decade, thus raising apprehensions about the communist nation losing its status as the world’s...

Aluminum Gets Duty Shield

The Indian government today placed safeguard duties on Chinese aluminum imports, in an attempt to protect the local industry: A safeguard duty is a temporary tax on imports to protect local industry from predatory pricing....

India to Impose Duty on Chinese Aluminum Imports

Indian Trade Secretary Gopal K. Pillai has announced plans to impose a duty on Chinese imports of aluminum in order to safeguard India’s aluminum industry.  The Indian government is also “probing shipments of other...

China-India Trade War Looms

The Vancouver Sun reports that India’s recent ban of China-made toys may further escalate into a full-scale trade war between the two economic giants. New Delhi has launched 17 investigations into imports from China, 10 of...

Chinese Products Inferior: EVKS Elangovan

The Union Minister for State for Textiles, E.V.K.S. Elangovan, has claimed that Chinese products are “inferior” to those produced in India: [Elangovan] said Indian products are having an edge over the Chinese as our...

China, India Poised to Become New World Power Centers

A report by the US Director of Intelligence claims that China and India will become the new power center of the world: “China and India are restoring the positions they held in the eighteenth century when China produced...

Olympic Proof: India is Not China

Shashi Tharoor in the Huffington Post comments on the rise of China and India and how the two have been “twinned” under the name “Chindia” over the past several years.  Tharoor uses the 2008 Olympic medal...

What Sets the Dragon Apart from the Tiger

Sekhar Raha of the Telegraph (Calcutta) writes about the 20th anniversary of the visit to China by then Indian Prime Minister Rajiv Ghandi, and reports on the similarities and differences of the last few decades in India and...

India Set to Beat China in Growth Rate

According to the Economic Times, some economists believe that India will overcome China as the fastest growing economy in 2009: If India achieves a better growth rate than China even for one quarter, the message will go across...

What China Can Learn From India

Professor Yasheng Huang, in Foreign Policy, writes: The idea that there is a trade-off between economics and politics is ingrained in the minds of many policymakers and business executives in Asia, as well as the West. But that...

The Growing Economic Influence of China and India

On NPR’s Morning Edition, Vishakha Desai, president of the Asia Society, reviewed three recent books about China and India: Billions of Entrepreneurs: How China and India are Reshaping their Futures and Yours, by Tarun...

‘India and China Are Inverted Mirror Images’

The Times of India interviews Tarun Khanna, author of the newly released Billions of Entrepreneurs: How China and India are Shaping Their Futures and Yours: Have you revised your earlier thesis, in the article you co-wrote with...

Billions of Entrepreneurs in India and China

Harvard Business School professor Tarun Khanna is about to release a book comparing the business landscapes in China and India. In an interview with the school’s Working Knowledge website, he discusses how various social,...

Social ‘Overheating’ in India and China – Ranjit Goswami

From OhmyNews International: The buzz in economic and market circles is the possible overheating of the Chinese and Indian economies and other similarly high-growth markets. Adding concern is the apparent threat of recession exhibited by the world’s largest importer, the U.S., and, more recently, by the failure of its subprime lenders, those catering to higher-risk […]

China-India Economic Miracle Is Far From Over – Bhuwan Thapaliya

From Oh MyNews (link): In the early 1960s, when America and Europe enjoyed their golden era of economic growth, many Western economists viewed Asia as a gloomy place with no prospect for rapid growth. But instead the Asian tigers boomed at an alarming rate, putting on the fastest burst of growth in economic history, and […]

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