Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s forthcoming visit to Israel, widely touted as a political and diplomatic coup, could
have a significant impact on bilateral trade long dominated by defence. Israel’s expertise in a range of industries could be just what India needs at this stage of growth.
A former Tata Administrative Services officer and entrepreneur, and the author of a book of poetry, Arun M. Kumar holds a vital portfolio in the Department of Commerce under the Obama administration. As the Obama years wind down, Kumar says India will continue to be a priority for U.S. trade policy—no matter which way the American voters swing in the coming polls.
Through an eccentric journey, the Kornerup Brothers of Denmark have shaped their Copenhagen-based Shamballa Jewels into a global hot brand. Their $35 million empire would have been impossible without India.