GDP Performance Analysis – March’21

Indian economy seems to have regained good part of its momentum, adjusting to the new normal, as per the data released by MOSPI today. However, the second wave may have, again, dented its prospects of making up for the losses in FY22. Much will depend on the speed of vaccination and how it improves the prospect of high-contact sectors. Here is a brief look at the GDP performance. Continue reading GDP Performance Analysis – March’21

Global Trade – Analyzing the Covid Impact & Subsequent Recovery

Global trade has managed second successive quarter of recovery as per the latest UNCTAD (United Nations Conference on Trade and Development) report released a few days back. Global trade in goods in Q1’21 (Jan-March) increased by 10% over Q1’20 and more importantly, 3% over Q1’19, the pre-pandemic level. Yet, it would be too early to conclude that global trade and associated segments are out of the woods. Here is a look at some of the details. Continue reading Global Trade – Analyzing the Covid Impact & Subsequent Recovery