Vietnam’s animal feed will need about 28 30 million tons of material annually in the next 5 years equivalent to 12-13 billion USD with an average annual growth rate of 11-12%
With nearly 100 million people and more than 10 million tourists, domestic consumption by 2020 could reach 940,000 tons. The domestic market has great potential for Vietnam’s seafood industry.
Vietnam’s vegetable oil market is facing high competition, especially at the distribution stage, with more than 45,000 big and small distributors across the country, which will create big barriers for new entries, especially for foreign enterprises.
In 2022, India’s food security concerns have been addressed and will continue to receive the utmost priority from the government. Easing international commodity prices and new Kharif arrival are also set to dampen inflationary pressures in the coming months. Hiring by firms is likely to witness an improvement in upcoming quarters driven by a rebound in new business hiring as firms continue to benefit from the lifting of the COVID-19 restrictions and optimism engendered by the vigorous sales volumes experienced during the festive season
India’s growth narrative in the first six months of the current financial year featured the uninterrupted thrust government provided to its capital expenditure that, until August of FY 2022-23, stood 46.8 per cent higher than the corresponding period of the previous year. Rising capital expenditure levels were also supported by stronger revenue generation following an improvement in tax compliance, higher corporate profitability, and growing economic activity.
Presentation highlighting agricultural and marine market opportunities in Thailand
When slowing growth and high inflation are afflicting most of the world’s major economies, India’s growth has been robust, and inflation is in control. Rapid vaccination coverage and well-calibrated short term policy measures have skilfully navigated the economy through turbulent times, preparing a solid foundation to build a prosperous nation in the years ahead. Prudent fiscal management and credible monetary policy will remain essential for India to fulfil its growth aspirations.
Country overview and industrial regulations of Turkmenistan, current logistics scenario between India and Turkmenistan, and strategy for Indian businesses to deal with logistical issues
Report includes industry regulations of Turkmenistan, registration process for starting business in Turkmenistan, and specific issues for Indian companies related to custom clearance
India’s growth outlook for 2022-23, though lower than projections made before the outbreak of the conflict in Europe which resulted in a sharply higher price for crude oil and other essential commodities, is still comfortably high and confirms the recovery of the economy from the pandemic-induced contraction in 2021-22. The private sector and banking sector balance sheets are healthy and there is an appetite to borrow and to lend respectively. Therefore, barring further adverse shocks to commodity prices, India’s terms of trade, economic growth will consolidate and retain its momentum into 2023- 24.
Economic activity is holding up better than expected despite the ongoing geopolitical tensions; rise in interest rates in America and in India and the elevated price of crude oil and few other commodities. The services sector recovery is continuing, and manufacturing strength is steady. There is an apparent keenness to invest on the part of the private sector. Banks are willing to lend and their financial health, as the central bank’s stress tests reveal, is quite strong. Brisk GST receipts monthly confirm the momentum in the economic activity.
The balancing act between maintaining growth momentum, restraining inflation, keeping the fiscal deficit within budget and ensuring a gradual evolution of the exchange rate in line with underlying external fundamentals of the economy is the challenge for policymaking this financial year. Successfully pulling it off will require prioritising macroeconomic stability over near-term growth.
IMF World Economic Outlook April 2022 projects India to be the fastest growing economy at 8.2% in FY 2022 and 6.9% in FY 2023. Lending credence to these projections, the fiscal year 2022-23 has begun with strong growth momentum in economic activity as indicated by the robust performance of high-frequency indicators such as e-way bill generation, ETC toll collection, electricity consumption, and PMI manufacturing and services. Government measures to keep the prices of these commodities in check along with the recent hike in policy rates by the RBI are expected to temper inflationary pressures in the economy.
According to the second advanced estimates, several contact sensitive sectors are yet to cross the levels of pre-pandemic growth. The Production Linked Incentives (PLI) schemes are expected to enhance the export potential of multiple sectors of the economy and increase self sufficiency in manufacturing. Initiatives such as Gatishakti are expected to bolster capital investments in infrastcurture and bridge existing gaps in the system. Structural reforms initiated by the government are expected to serve as guardrails against external shocks to economic activities. The persistence of high prices as a result of the Russia-Ukraine conflict has the potential to impact economic activity. Although the aformentioned instability can pose supply chain disruptions and upside risks to information, positive domestic trends including the increase in GST collections and capital expenditure could moderate the impact.
The second advance estimates of GDP released on 28th February 2022 signals the full recovery of India’s economy with real GDP of FY 2021-22 estimated to go past the output of pre-pandemic levels. Further, real GDP estimates for Q3 of 2021-22 indicate strong growth momentum, aided by rapid vaccination coverage along with accommodative monetary and fiscal policy support.