ข่าวเศรษฐกิจประจำวันที่ 14 กันยายน 2554
NEW DELHI, September 14 – BUSINESS STANDARD – The matter of Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in multi-brand retail is seems to be get finalised in the next financial year. The inside sources informed the media that there is a lack of political wish due to which its approval and implementation procedures are getting delay consistently. Another reason cited by the same source is that absence of consensus among the ministries. - BUSINESS STANDARD – The 64th IAA International Motor Show is going on in Frankfurt, Germany. Around 1,000 exhibitors are taking part from 35 countries and at least 80 world premieres are expected over the coming days. This show is especially important for the BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) nations, as it is these markets that are displaying signs of growth while much of Europe is in a slump. - BUSINESS STANDARD – According to the recent survey conducted by the hospitality consultant HVS, Maharashtra acquired the top rank on the basis of travel and tourism. The criteria which were included in the survey are tourist arrivals, expenditure on tourism; presence of branded hotels, marketing campaigns, urbanisation; road and rail infrastructure and aircraft movement, among others. Delhi which acquired third position was relatively weaker than Maharashtra on marketing effort, state expenditure on tourism and luxury tax on hotel rooms. While Goa was second in the ranking list - BUSINESS STANDARD – General Motor’s Indian arm and Shanghai Automotive Industry Corporation will develop common vendor base and go for cross-shipping of vehicles to avail cost benefits and sustain operations profitably in two of the world’s fastest growing automobile markets. As of now, GM has 440 suppliers in India. Out of these, around 200 vendors have been identified to supply components for GM’s global operations. General Motors aims to treble its sales to 300,000 units in India by 2013 and is planning to launch five new vehicles in association with SAIC over the next 18 months – FINANCIAL EXPRESS – A trilateral two days summit is going to happen in Rostov-on-Don, Russia starting September 20 with the aim to bring together the private sectors of these countries to synergise business activities for mutual benefit. This initiative is being supported by the ministry of external affairs and industry chambers including FICCI, will provide an opportunity to deliberate on area of common interest among the business communities of the three countries. A quick look at the trade data shows that bilateral trade between Russia and China is large and touched $55.45 billion in 2010. Trade between India and China exceeded $40 billion in 2009-10 and that between India and Russia was at $ 4.5 billion - FINANCIAL EXPRESS – External affairs minister S M Krishna will visit Hanoi later this week to co-chair the meeting of the 14th joint commission with his Vietnamese counterpart, Pham Binh Minh, to review the bilateral ties. The talks will also set the stage for the visit of Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung to India next month when the two countries celebrate 40 years of their relationship.