Foreign Investors buoyed by Indian investment: USIBC to Obama

Foreign Investors buoyed by Indian investment: USIBC to Obama

With Modi's upcoming visit to Washington DC in early June, USIBC believes that this is an opportune time to reflect upon the successes of the US-India strategic and commercial partnership.

India 'privately' against patent-overriding drug permits

Indian government has "privately reassured" industry lobby group US-India Business Council that the country would not invoke 'compulsory licensing' for commercial purposes that could allow local drugmakers to make cheaper products by overriding patents of big global players.

FDI reforms to boost investment in India: USIBC

The US-India Business Council (USIBC) Thursday said the liberalisation of India's FDI policy in over a dozen sectors will further improve ease of doing business and boost investments in the country.

India needs to be integrated into global trade pacts: USIBC

India needs to be integrated into global trade pacts: USIBC

The 12 countries Australia, Brunei, Canada, Chile, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Peru, Singapore, the US and Vietnam constitute 40 per cent of the global economy.

Silicon Valley perfectly poised to help transform India: USIBC

The Silicon Valley is perfectly poised to help transform India into a more networked and connected society, a top American industry advocacy Friday said.


US industry seeks predictability in India's reforms: Banga

US industry seeks predictability in India's reforms: Banga

Seeking "predictability" in India's economic reforms, MasterCard's Indian-American CEO Ajay Banga, representing the top US firms having businesses in India, said he would like to see improvement in ease of doing business.

Kerry calls upon investors to harness energy market

United States Secretary of State John Kerry has said that the climate for bilateral investment and trade has never been better and that is true to everything from clean energy to aerospace to fiscal services and investment.

US wants to be India's best friend: Vice-President Biden

United States Vice-President Joe Biden has said their goal is to become India`s best friend and both the nations should work together as strategic partners to bring about a safer and prosperous world.

Cisco's Chambers to be new USIBC chairman

John T Chambers, Executive Chairman of Cisco, has been elected as the new chairman of the US India Business Council (USIBC), the apex advocacy group for India and American companies in the US.

USIBC applauds ruling on minimum alternative tax

This decision reduces tax uncertainty for FIIs and will result in increased investment into India, the USIBC said in a statement.

Need to expand H-1B visas: USIBC

This year the US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) received thousands of more applications than the number of H-1B visas it can grant, forcing it to decide on the successful applicants through a computerised draw of lots.

India should take advantage of China slowdown: USIBC chief

"What we are hearing from our companies that India story is strong. The slowdown in China is making India story much much stronger," Mukesh Aghi, president of the US India Business Council (USIBC) said.

India story is on a firm footing: Arun Jaitley

India story is on a firm footing: Arun Jaitley

Dispelling any notion of waiting and watching by the long-term investors, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said here on Wednesday that the India story is on a firm footing and whatever outstanding issues are there are under the government`s active consideration.

FM Jaitley to hold meeting with top US CEOs today

FM Jaitley to hold meeting with top US CEOs today

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley will hold meetings with top CEOs of American financial companies during his nine-day visit to the US on Wednesday.

A very momentous phase of India-US relationship: Arun Singh

With two back-to-back heads of the State visit in less than a year after the formation of the new government, it is a "very momentous" phase of India-US relationship, top Indian envoy to the United States has said.

New Indian govt needs to ensure predictability: USIBC

For the first time India has a government that understands business and foreign investment, the new head of an influential Indo-US business advocacy group has said while cautioning that the country needs to ensure "predictability" on law, policy and bureaucracy.

Budget a bold roadmap to ease doing business in India: USIBC

A leading business body in the US Saturday hailed India's 2015-16 Budget as a bold roadmap for improving the ease of doing business in the country.

USIBC welcomes India, US deciding to speed up BIT

A leading business body here has welcomed the decision of India and the US to speed up negotiations on bilateral investment treaty (BIT), saying this would create the necessary business-friendly environment and significantly increase investment flows to India.

India, US trade meeting likely in Nov

"The meeting is expected on November 25. Issues such as intellectual property rights, trade and non-trade barriers are likely to figure in the meeting," an official said.

USIBC discusses ways to strengthen business ties with India

A top US delegation has expressed interest in advancing India's agriculture economy and advance the long-term goal of enhancing the overall bilateral commercial partnership between the two countries.