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FTA with China is not a wise option

Feb 26, 2007

Before I get into the issue of FTA in the particular context of China, I would like to preface this by two statements. One, we must remember that even under the...

Three-Wheelers

Ignore China at your own peril

Three-Wheelers Feb 26, 2007

There is a structural difference between the Indian and Chinese auto industries. For instance, in two-wheelers, the segment’s structure in China is so different...

It is important to have higher tariffs

Feb 26, 2007

I found it intriguing that in the recent visit by the Chinese president, Hu Jintao to India, the country's focus was on building trade while ours related more to...

Three-Wheelers

FTA could be a mixed bag

Three-Wheelers Feb 26, 2007

I believe that any debate on China should be examined from the viewpoint of both the short and long term. In the short term, if one has to talk on the service...

India must think big to enter China

Feb 26, 2007

We entered the Indian auto segment after acquiring Nissan Motor UK’s plastic fuel tank plant in India. We are now relocating this to our new manufacturing site in...