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Anuj Puri: Modest Optimism, Significant Risks

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Anuj-Puri-JLL-96The heady, hectic deliberations at WEF 2016 have drawn to a close, and the curtain settled to an overture that was both upbeat and somehow ominous. As I stood at the snow-filled kerbside waiting for my transfer to Zurich in sub-zero cold, I had lots to ponder. In the play of global expectations unfolding on a stage staggering with actors who may just… Read More

Anuj Puri: India: The World’s Next Growth Engine – Fact Or Fiction?

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Anuj-Puri-JLL-96Day 2 at the World Economic Forum in Davos was still about India for me, and it’s hard to ignore the weight of expectations on us. As I made my way to the Congress Centre through the morning mist, I was still trying to clear the fog shrouding my thoughts as I visualized India as the World’s Next Growth Engine. Should this proposition… Read More

Anuj Puri: The ‘I’ In BRICS Now Implies Hope

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Anuj-Puri-JLL-96 Back again at this year’s edition of the World Economic Forum, the experience is definitely bracing. It is awe-inspiring to once again be a part of this influential global community, and to absorb the varied macro-economic perspectives, as it was during my previous visits.

On Day 1, I made a beeline to the India session chaired by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley. According to Jaitley,… Read More

Anuj Puri: The Global Implications of India’s Fourth Industrial Revolution

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India’s finance minister Arun Jaitley will lead the Indian delegation of ministers, the chief economic advisor and more than 100 members of India’s corporate elite at the World Economic Forum (WEF), Davos. Mr Jaitley’s packed schedule signals that India is back on global business and investment radar. The government’s heavy emphasis on ease of doing business in India is more than evident. The… Read More

Anuj Puri: ‘Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam’ – The World Is One Family

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Anuj-Puri-JLL-96As I prepare to once again attend the World Economic Forum at Davos, I wear the Indian mantle with greater pride than ever before. If we consider the question ‘is there a cure for the world’s economic malaise’, it is evident that every country must work hard to find its own answer, as India surely has.

Even among the original four BRICs, all… Read More