China has massively over-invested in its industrial infrastructure in the last decade, as negative real interest rates have fueled extreme mal-investment in some industries. Steel, shipbuilding, aluminum, solar panels and wind turbines are some of the industries where companies globally have become sick. China created massive capacities in these industries due to low rates and […]

Chemical Industry in India The Chemical industry is among one of the most significant manufacturing sub-sectors in India. The industry has its history traced back to pre-independence days, when only few goods were manufactured indigenously. The sector has significant contribution towards the economy, and accounted for over 6.5% of GDP in 2009. The sector also […]

Indian Industry Performance History repeats itself, so is the case with Indian economy. The recent IIP numbers released reveal a poor picture about Indian Industry Performance. The IIP data shows that the performance of Indian Industry has been one its worst performance in the past 20 years where Industrial output has grown by a mere […]

Urea Policy 2013 The new urea policy being unleashed in 2013 was expected to help the government reduce its fertilizer subsidy. However, the expectation did not hold true. The government of India‚Äôs subsidy is unlikely to reduce, despite setting up of new urea plants as governed by the new urea investment policy of 2013. One […]

The paint and dye stuff is a segment in the broacd chemical industry. The industry in itself has experienced some major growth in recent years. The Indian paint industry has undoubtedly achieved a remarkable success and has set standards for itself to compete with the global standards. Classification of Paint Industry The paint sector is […]

Recently the consumer food giant Unilever Plc made an open offer to its Indian subsidiary Hindustan Unilever Ltd. (HUL) to raise its stake to 75%. The stake of 75% will be a result of undoing what government had done decades ago. Decades ago the Indira Gandhi government introduced the Foreign Exchange Regulation Act also known […]