Economic News

  • Viewpoint: The coming 100 days

    MEDC | 16 SEP,2019

      The government has recently completed 100 days in office. While some key geopolitical decisions have been made in the first hundred days, the next hundred need to focu... Read more

  • India and RCEP

    MEDC | 16 SEP,2019

      The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) is a proposed Free Trade Agreement (FTA) between 10 ASEAN economies and New Zealand, Australia, China, India, Ja... Read more

  • New trade policy

    MEDC | 16 SEP,2019

      The global economic uncertainty is affecting India adversely and straining our balance of payments. The need of the hour is to design and implement trade reforms in a ... Read more

  • Continuing trade wars

    MEDC | 16 SEP,2019

      The US China trade conflict is not benefiting India to the extent desired. The problem is that we do not have the infrastructure in place to take over some of what Chi... Read more

  • Viewpoint: The road ahead

    MEDC | 09 SEP,2019

      It is obvious by now that the Indian economy is in the throes of a protracted sluggishness. Theorists may argue over whether its causes are cyclical or structural, but... Read more

  • Rebooting the economy

    MEDC | 09 SEP,2019

      The Finance Minister has recently released a list of 32 growth boosting measures for the economy. It shows that the government is taking cognizance of the slowdown and... Read more

  • Data lag issues

    MEDC | 09 SEP,2019

      A lag in the release of official data often affects policymaking adversely. For example, if the extent of the slowdown could be gauged beforehand, an interest rate cut... Read more

  • A struggling economy

    MEDC | 09 SEP,2019

      The government has said that it is trying to address issues sectorally, as each sector of the economy has different problems associated with it.  This way of thin... Read more

  • Viewpoint: RBI Government relationship

    MEDC | 03 SEP,2019

      In a developing country like India, the government and the central bank need to maintain a cordial relationship. But any transfer of funds should not be at the cost of... Read more

  • Fund Transfers

    MEDC | 03 SEP,2019

      The RBI’s decision to transfer Rs. 1.76 trillion to the central government would make the fiscal deficit target of 3.3% of GDP easily achievable, as tax revenue ... Read more

  • Revival plan

    MEDC | 03 SEP,2019

      With the government announcing a slew of measures aimed at accelerating growth, there should be an improvement in mood amongst various players. The measures are spread... Read more

  • Slowdown continues

    MEDC | 03 SEP,2019

      The current slowdown has lasted for over 18 months and it is the longest incidence of economic sluggishness since 2006. While fertilizer sale and rail passenger traffi... Read more

  • Viewpoint: Maharashtra's trillion dollar economy

    MEDC | 26 AUG,2019

      Maharashtra’s growth story is intertwined with that of India’s. Maharashtra can contribute to the nation’s growth story by achieving a trillion dolla... Read more

  • Maharashtra's Water Management

    MEDC | 26 AUG,2019

      Maharashtra ranked ninth in the latest Niti Aayog ranking of Indian states and Union Territories vis-à-vis their water management practices. This is an area nee... Read more

  • Missing the bus

    MEDC | 26 AUG,2019

      Many economic challenges have arisen to the forefront in the recent past. The productivity of the banking sector (especially the public sector banks) is falling. Most ... Read more



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