A woman works in the packing section of a factory that manufactures sports goods in Jalandhar, India. Reuters
Indian economy is likely to swell to $5 trillion mark ahead of its target of 2024 despite huge challenges and global trends. This was stated by T.N. Manoharan, non-executive chairman of India’s Canara Bank recently in Dubai,
India’s government forecast on Thursday that economic growth could get back up to 7% per cent this year, but cautioned it will face challenges keeping its fiscal deficit in check.
Foreign sovereign wealth funds are piling into India, buying stakes in everything from airports to renewable energy, attracted by political stability, a growing middle class and reforms making it more enticing for foreigners to invest.
A skills mismatch that affects 1.3 billion people worldwide is imposing a 6% annual tax on the global economy in the form of lost labour productivity. Boston Consulting Group (BCG)
Dr Ahmad Bin Abdullah Humaid Belhoul Al Falasi, Minister of State for Higher Education and Advanced Skills signed the agreement under which the UAE becomes an active member of the programme, which will extend for the next ten years, and aims to provide better skills and education for a billion people around the world.
Tourism, which accounts for about a quarter of Greece’s gross domestic product (GDP), will grow in 2020 despite the blow dealt to the sector last year by the collapse of British travel giant Thomas Cook, Tourism Minister Harry Theocharis said.