India Acts East

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Two Asian powerhouses with a common goal – economic co-operation and prosperity. India and ASEAN: Turning cultural linkages into cross-border business opportunities.

Since its economic reform programme launched in 1991, India and ASEAN have been sowing the seeds for mutual enterprise and growth. The former is a regional economic and cultural heavyweight, and the latter collectively forms the seventh-largest economy in the world.

Now, cultures intertwine. Physical and people connectivity has increased. ASEAN has become India’s fourth-largest trading partner. Closer ties and business collaborations have emerged, particularly with Myanmar and Thailand.

As India continues to redefine its political, cultural, and economic relationships with ASEAN, what sustained benefits will the Act East policy yield? How will the India-ASEAN partnership evolve for the future? Join us for this two-part series and find out.

Interstitial 11: Singapore Tata

Interstitial 11: Singapore Tata

One of the earliest industrial conglomerates that partnered with Singapore was India’s Tata Group. Tata’s story with Singapore began in the early 1970s when it started a technical training institute in partnership with Singapore Economic Development Board. 

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Interstitial 12: India Singapore

Singapore has been the strategic gateway to India’s Act East Policy, being India’s 11th largest trading partner ...