N Chandra Mohan

N Chandra Mohan

About N Chandra Mohan

The author is an economics and business commentator based in New Delhi

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To offset China, India should go for unilateral trade liberalisation along with boosting regional connectivity

A total of 142 connectivity projects in Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Maldives, Myanmar, Nepal and Sri Lanka have been initiated by India over the last six years, of which 53 have been completed, writes N Chandra Mohan for South Asia Monitor

Tidings of a bountiful monsoon could lessen economic woes in India, South Asia

The southwest monsoon’s impact is felt throughout South Asia. Above-normal rainfall is likely over Pakistan, the Maldives, and Sri Lanka, while it could be less than normal in Bangladesh, writes N Chandra Mohan for South Asia Monitor

Can India shake off the dragon's growing tentacles in South Asia?

The dragon’s shadow has lengthened over the South Asian region as it has rapidly developed port and transport infrastructure, some of it as part of its Belt and Road Initiative, writes N Chandra Mohan for South Asia Monitor

With Facebook-Jio mega deal, retailing in India enters a digital future

The future of India’s retail thus is increasingly digital. Post COVID-19, consumers especially in urban India are bound to change their behaviour, avoiding crowded bazaars and malls and preferring to shop online. Kiranas -- there are 12 million small and medium retailers employing 40 million people, writes Nadella Chandra Mohan for…

Chinese investments in non-sensitive sectors should be incentivised

India’s defensiveness about Chinese FDI has parallels with trade. India Inc. has always been somewhat apprehensive of trading with the dragon as its pricing mechanism is opaque with hidden subsidies and an undervalued yuan, writes N Chandra Mohan for South Asia Monitor

Can India's pharma soft power work in South Asia?

Indian pharma’s soft power has, no doubt, opened up possibilities for foreign policy in the neighbourhood, writes N Chandra Mohan for South Asia Monitor

Can Indian economy cope with global viral shock and Chinese shutdown?

The coronavirus has struck India together with 89 other countries with 100,000 plus people infected around the world. The signs of infection are common colds, cough and fever. In severe cases, this viral strain causes respiratory problems that can be fatal

Can India enhance foreign investor confidence?

India may have jumped the rankings in The World Bank’s Ease of Doing Business but foreign and domestic investors seek improvements in the ease of doing business on the ground, especially in the states, writes N Chandra Mohan for South Asia Monitor

For India's growth to revive, needed deep-going structural reforms

India Inc’s confidence will certainly be boosted with a more transparent and non-adversarial tax regime and a business-friendly policy framework that improves the conditions for doing business on the ground, especially in the various states, writes N Chandra Mohan for South Asia Monitor 

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