The Blogs page will feature content related to economic issues of interest to the global Hindu community. It will consist of blogs written by WHEF members & volunteers, and also feature curated content gathered from credible news sources.
  • E Commerce in Bharat, a tide lifting many boats

    Bharat, with an estimated population of 1.2 billion, had more than 900 million mobile subscribers in 2014. Of these, about 150 million were smartphone subscribers. As more and more people get connected to high-speed Internet, mostly via smartphones, it is estimated that there will be more than 400 million smartphone subscribers in Bharat by 2018. […]
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  • Goods and Services Tax (GST)

    Goods and Service Tax Biggest tax reform in Bharat since independence Goods and Service Tax (GST) is a comprehensive tax levy on manufacture, sale and consumption of goods and services – it is one of the biggest taxation reforms in Bharat and all set to integrate State economies to boost overall growth. It will simplify and […]
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  • Bharatiya Retail & Trade Sector: Overview

    Over the past few years, the retail and trade sector have fueled the economic growth story of Bharat. Today, the Retail sector accounts for around 22% of the Indian Gross Domestic Product (GDP), while employing almost 8% of the Indian workforce. The retail landscape of India has evolved from fragmented market space to organized retail […]
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  • East Africa – Gateway of Opportunities

    East of Africa can be a gateway to huge investment opportunities. This region comprises mainly of Kenya Tanzania Uganda Ethiopia All these countries provide varied business opportunities ranging from agriculture to industrial sector. But business comes at a risk which an entrepreneur has to overcome to grow and expand. This region also faces certain challenges […]
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