Tuesday, October 30, 2007

News from India: Cashews, Cardamom, Concrete

With 1,200,000,000 people, including the world's richest man, India could just as easily have been the subject of Dr. Johnson's statements:

"By seeing London, I have seen as much of life as the world can shew."
Boswell: Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides
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"Why, Sir, you find no man, at all intellectual, who is willing to leave London. No, Sir, when a man is tired of London, he is tired of life; for there is in London all that life can afford."
Boswell: Life

Here's some news from the last few days:
Cashew Market Report
Intra-day outlook for rubber, pepper, cardamom
No respite, onion prices
Cement sector seen growing 10 percent annually
Soaring coal prices effect Krishnapatnam UMPP bidding
Goldman says could invest $2 bn more in India
During the last quarter more than half of the company’s revenue came from outside the US and the Asian business was the fastest growing part of the firm
Mumbai: Goldman Sachs, which has invested more than $1 billion in the Indian market, is ready to double or triple its exposure to the country, its chairman and chief executive said in a newspaper interview published on Monday 28 Oct.