Tag Archives: Business Research & Analytics

Steel Industry – Analysis of Major Contributors of Manufacturing Output

In the year 2018, the world crude steel production reached 1808 million tons which is 7% more than that in 2017.  The finished steel production accounts for 1712 million tons in 2018 from 1587 million tons in 2017.  Details as given below;   China is the world's largest crude steel producer in 2018, followed by India, Japan, and the US.  The following figure depicts the total market share in Crude and finished steel as per the research report. India is the second-largest steel Read more [...]

Importance of Chemical Industry in India and its Global Potential

Chemical Industry is a diversified sector, which covers around 80,000 commercial products.  The industry is classified into three segments such as basic chemicals, specialty chemicals, and Agrochemicals.  The chemical industry in India projected to reach $304 billion in 2025.  Total production of chemicals and petrochemicals was at 47,882,000 MT in 2017-18, 2.62% increase over 2016-17.  This industry employs more than 2million people.  The chemical industry in India is the largest consumer of Read more [...]

Growing Solar Energy Generation in India and Factors Influence the Growth of Solar Energy in India

The recent trends in the growth of solar energy in India points out that the solar energy is going to be the future of energy generation in India. The solar installed capacity in India in 2018 was 26 GW reflecting a higher growth rate of 53% compared to previous year.  The industry reported generation of 17 GW of energy in the year 2017.  The National Solar Mission of Government of India has set a higher target by 2020, and the government has taken steps t to reach the target on time. The total Read more [...]

Influence of Demonetization in Growing Digital Payment in India

The digital payment industry in India is stepping into new phase post the demonetization in Nov 2016.  With increasing mobile internet users, progressive regulatory policies the digital payment methods are rapidly increasing among all types of consumers.  Any purchase of goods or services through digital mode using internet is known as Digital Payment.  The money is transferred and received online without physical interaction of hard-cash, cheque or demand draft. The market started to see growth Read more [...]

Comparison of Popular Online Survey Tools

Online surveys can be a huge help in understanding what your constituents think and how successful your programs are, without breaking your budget.  A number of low cost online tools provide easy interfaces for building surveys and viewing reports online.  These packages can be a great fit for smaller surveys where advanced question types, survey logic and results analysis are not required.  There are various sites for performing Online Survey.  Some of them are: SurveyMonkey SurveyGizmo Questionpro  Polldaddy  Limesurvey  eSurveyspro SurveyMonkey SurveyMonkey is Read more [...]

Benefits of FDI in Indian Retail Industry – Foreign Direct Investment in India’s Single and Multi-Brand Retail Sector, an Analysis by DART Consulting

India has finally decided to allow global retail giants like Walmart and Carrefour to open stores in India.  With this decision, multinational retailers can invest up to 51 percent to open stores in 10 states and Union Territories which, till date, have agreed to implement the decision.  Minimum amount to be brought in by the foreign investor would be $100 million and outlets may be set up only in cities with a population of more than one million.  There have been many protests from political Read more [...]

Reasons behind Indian Rupee Depreciation against US Dollar – The Indian Rupee Currency Conversion

One of the most visible signs of a strong economy is a stable currency. Indian Rupee has been stable for most of the 2000s which gave an impression that all is well with the fast growing economy. However, it has depreciated significantly against the US Dollar in 2011. Very few financial experts have predicted this kind of a downfall for the Indian Rupee. It has lost more than 20% of its value in 2011. Rupee is trading close to Rs 54 to a US Dollar now. Indian Rupee is now one of the worst performing Read more [...]

FDI Investment in Indian Retail Inudstry. Do we need Multi-Brand Retail in India?

It’s been a long wait for global retail giants like Wal-Mart, Tesco, Carrefour and others to set up shop in India. As the winter session started on 22nd November, the ruling party of India decided to lift the ban on big-box retailers’ investment in multi brand FDI. Soon the topic raised the political storm in the Parliament with several other issues like including price rise, separate Telangana and safety of Mullaperiyar dam and more. Market Views The BJP announced that it would not allow foreign Read more [...]

What is Lokpal? Public Opinion on Anna Hazare Jan Lokpal Bill and Lokpal Bill

The concept of Lokpal is borrowed from the office of the ombudsman in other countries which provides for filing complaints of corruption against Prime minister, other ministers and members of parliament with the ombudsman. Main objective of Lokpal is to provide speedy and cheaper justice within a prescribed time lime. The first Lokpal bill was passed in the 4th Lok Sabha in 1969 but did not complete the process and, later Lokpal bills were introduced unsuccessfully in 1971, 1977, 1985, 1989, 1996, Read more [...]