Why Coal Reforms Are So Important For The Indian Economy ?

The coal mining and coal-fired thermal power generation sectors are two of the core industries and together contribute ~10% to India’s Index of Industrial Production (IIP), affirming their importance to the economy. Further, India’s logistics industry, sponge iron industry, aluminium industry among several others, as on date, depend on India’s domestic coal industry.
Indian Power Sector

Indian Power Sector- Revival On Cards In 2019 ?

With the onset of election season in the current year plus the commitment of the government to provide electricity 24/7 to every household and the power demand rising by 6% every year, we have very few CAPEX announcements, and when all this is happening, we have over 40,000 MW of stressed power capacities either without PPAs or FSAs from coal India and also capacity without linkages to Natural gas.
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Understanding The Indian Paper Industry : Valuations At Historical Highs

The Indian paper industry turnover is estimated to be ~Rs 50,000 crores. India accounts for ~3% of the world’s total paper production. Paper industry in India provides direct employment ~5 lakh people and ~15 lakh people indirectly.
Shale Oil

Overview Of Global Shale Oil Developments

Deposits of shale oil / gas are found around the world. US is making the most of Shale gas as they have lots of inhabited land. However, looking at success in US lots of other countries have started to explore their shale reserves. Currently China has the largest Shale reserves followed by Argentina, Algeria and United States
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Can Indian Banking Sector Rebound Like The Swedish of 1990's

In the mid-1980s, Sweden’s financial system underwent major deregulation, which made Sweden financially integrated with world financial markets. This deregulation was the main impulse behind a strong boom-bust cycle for Sweden.
Indian Pharmaceutical Industry- The Tide is Turning

Indian Pharmaceutical Industry - Is The Tide Turning ?

After a bruising two years, the Indian pharmaceuticals industry appears to be set for a sharp turnaround in fiscal 2019. The projected good run is premised on a decline in regulatory alerts for larger companies as well as a bigger pipeline of high-value drugs compared with last two years.
Indian Banks

Indian Banking Sector - Some Uncommon Numbers & Ratios

This blog is in continuation to our blog series on Banking sector, where we have tried to explain the Banking sector as whole from scratch (explaining the terms and jargons) and have deep dived into how Indian Banking sector has evolved over decades. In the current blog we focus on the ‘not-so-trivial’ data points of banks, which are commonly not looked at, but are worth looking at!

Understanding The Aluminium Industry - Overview Of Indian & Global Scenario, Key Factors & Dynamics

Aluminium offers a rare combination of valuable properties. It is three times lighter than Iron but is almost as strong as steel, extremely flexible and corrosion resistant due to thin surface layer of aluminium oxide.
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A Brief Overview Of Global & Indian Coffee Sector

Coffee is produced in approximately 70 countries, but the world’s largest coffee producer by far is Brazil. This makes the price of coffee sensitive to weather conditions in Brazil. The countries of west Africa and Vietnam produce mostly Robusta coffee.