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Insights

Insights, a blog published by IMPRI.

Economic Cooperation and Trade Agreement (ECTA) between India & Australia: An Illustration of A New Beginning

India’s decision to focus on balanced economic agreements, which include a wide set of areas and not just merchandise trade, with key economic and strategic partners reflects India’s much stronger geoeconomic and geostrategic position and confidence in its ability to pursue India’s national interests. India is carefully choosing its partners for economic agreements (the media description of them as free trade agreements is misleading and inaccurate and reflects old thinking).

An International Perspective on India’s Debt Profile

This column examines India’s total nominal debt to nominal GDP ratio in the first quarter of 2022 from various segments from an international perspective. The debt analysis is not confined to the general government sector debt, as is often the case, but also includes household and corporate sector debt.