February 16, 2018 : Business Articles and Interviews | Outlook Business
On Auto Pilot
Faridabad displays a positive growth sentiment having overcome the demonetisation and GST hump

Specials / State of the Economy 2018Betting on Better Times

After the initial struggle with GST implementation, SMEs in Noida-Ghaziabad are hoping to get business back on track 

Specials / State of the Economy 2018Eye On The Future

Businesses across the country’s industrial clusters are optimistic about FY19

Specials / State of the Economy 2018Back to the Grind

Industrial units in Rajasthan’s Bhiwadi area continue to grapple with poor connectivity but are getting over GST pangs

Specials / State of the Economy 2018Staying Put

Even as the tax holiday comes to an end, businesses in Pantnagar say better infrastructure will drive future investments and sustain the growth momentum

Specials / State of the Economy 2018Same Old Problem

Howrah’s traditional industries like jute and foundries are struggling, while younger sectors like software services face a Catch-22 situation

Specials / State of the Economy 2018Sitting Tight

While powder coaters and plastic makers in Peenya await favourable policy changes, CNC manufacturers are riding a steady growth wave

Specials / State of the Economy 2018White-Collar Dreams

Business is looking up in Nashik and Aurangabad, but labour issues — rising costs, shortage of skilled workers and unionisation — continue to play spoilsport

Specials / State of the Economy 2018Only a Handful

The transition from a predominantly cash economy is shifting the balance towards large players, as small players struggle to survive in the post-GST regime

Specials / State of the Economy 2018Cutting it fine

Pimpri-Chinchwad continues to battle rising commodity prices and labour cost but remains cautiously optimistic

Specials / State of the Economy 2018Cash-Starved

The food industry has taken a hit  on the bottomline, while several other industries face a severe crunch in Rajkot

Specials / State of the Economy 2018Ever-Resilient

By expanding product lines and bumping up exports, Morbi’s ceramic manufacturers have found their way around the slowdown

Specials / State of the Economy 2018Business As Usual

Even as the rest of the country grappled with GST, the Naroda cluster wasted no time in getting back on track