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Vol 6 (AAC) No 3

Published 1st January 2013

Big projects and bottlenecks

Natural resources are still the main draw for investors but new markets for India’s food, services and consumer goods beckon the big companies

The Indian National Congress and Manmohan Singh will try to hang on until general elections are called, in mid-2014 at the latest. With corruption fuelling the public’s anger, the government is focused on its reformist efforts and on making investments to ensure that the economy continues to follow China’s path and that big projects get through the bottlenecks. India’s goal is to increase its trade with Africa to US$90 billion by 2015, after it reached about $62 bn. in 2011.

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