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 […]

Indo-China War continues….. Recent media headlines have been all about the Indian Chinese border issue with both sides not budging from their stand. Note India and China have fought a war in 1962 over the Himalayan border region and the vast border in the northern part of India remains unresolved with repeated incursions by Chinese […]

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 […]

What should Apple Choose – Customer Base or High Margins Apple (AAPL) stock has been hammered as the technology giant has lost smartphone market share to companies like Samsung (SSNGY.OB), Lenovo, ZTE, Huawei and others. Apple is not losing market share because it has an inferior product or its competitors have better technology. The reason […]

The EU-China Solar Trade War The European Commission has decided to impose ~40% duties on Chinese solar panel imports from 6th June. This will mark the first step in the escalation of trade tensions between two of the biggest trading blocks in the world. China exported more than $20 billion solar panels to Europe in […]