IBEF: India Brand Equity Foundation
India Brand Equity Foundation DCXXIII March 29, 2017
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India, being the world's fastest growing air travel market for several months in a row, has added another feather in its cap. The country is now the third-largest domestic aviation market globally with more people flying within the country last year than Japan, which has been pushed to number four spot. India saw close to 10 crore domestic flyers in calendar year 2016, more than the 9.7 crore in Japan, according to the Centre for Asia Pacific Aviation (CAPA).

In another important development, the Indian auto component aftermarket is expected to grow at a CAGR of 10.5 per cent, to reach Rs 75,705 crore (US$ 13 billion) by the year 2019-20, according to a study by Automotive Component Manufacturers Association of India (ACMA). The segment has been valued at Rs 56,098 crore (US$ 8.4 billion) in the financial year 2016-17, which comprises the two and three wheeler segments valued at Rs 12,038 crore (US$ 1.84 billion), passenger cars at Rs 18,970 crore (US$ 2.9 billion), commercial vehicles at Rs 19,748 crore (US$ 3.02 billion) and tractors at Rs 5,342 crore (US$ 816.54 million). The growth estimates are in sync with the targets of the Automotive Mission Plan 2026, according to which the auto component aftermarket could reach Rs 1.79-2 trillion (US$ 27.36-30.57 billion).

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Anu P Mathai, IES
Chief Executive Officer (CEO)
India Brand Equity Foundation (IBEF)
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Economy & Policy Snapshots
India replaces Japan for 3rd spot in domestic air travel
New Delhi: India has replaced Japan to become the third largest domestic aviation market globally, recording a total of 100 million domestic flyers in 2016, as compared to 97 million flyers in Japan during the same period, according to Centre for Asia Pacific Aviation (CAPA).
  Indian auto-component aftermarket to touch Rs 75,705 crore by 2019-20
New Delhi: The Indian automotive component aftermarket segment is expected to grow at a CAGR of 10.5 per cent to reach Rs 75,705 crore (US$ 13 billion) by 2019-20, according to a study by Automotive Component Manufacturers Association of India (ACMA).
India's longest highway tunnel to be inaugurated on April 2
Mumbai: Mr. Narendra Modi, Prime Minister of India, will inaugurate India's longest 10.89 km highway tunnel at Chenani Nashri in Jammu and Kashmir on April 2, 2017.
  India to become third-largest consumer economy by 2025: BCG
Mumbai: India is expected to be the third largest consumer economy as its consumption may triple to US$ 4 trillion by 2025, owing to shift in consumer behaviour and spending pattern, according to a Boston Consulting Group (BCG) report.
Indian M&E industry to grow at 13.9% CAGR to reach Rs 2,419.4 billion by 2021: FICCI-KPMG report
Mumbai: As per the FICCI-KPMG Media and Entertainment (M&E) industry report 2017, the Indian M&E industry is expected to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 13.9 per cent to Rs 2,419.4 billion (US$ 37 billion) by 2021, led by digital advertising which is projected to grow at a CAGR of 31 per cent between 2016-2021.
  India seeks to jump 40 places in World Bank's Doing Business rankings
New Delhi: India aims to reach the 90th rank in in the World Bank’s Doing Business survey in 2017-18, and 30th rank by 2020, thereby targeting an ambitious jump from its 130th rank in 2016-17, as per an output-outcome framework document prepared by the Government.
They Said It
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Exclusive   Focus: Industry
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India's banking sector is sufficiently capitalised and well-regulated. The financial and economic conditions in the country are far superior to any other country in the world. Credit, market and liquidity risk studies suggest that Indian banks are generally resilient and have withstood the global downturn well.
Media: Interview
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