Aditya Puri, the longest-serving head of an Indian bank, avoids e-mail and doesn’t carry a mobile phone. That hasn’t stopped HDFC Bank Ltd. from becoming the country’s second-biggest lender by market value.
For Goldman Sachs Group Inc. , which is ramping up efforts to arrange takeovers and stock sales in India, progress can be slow and profit from deals elusive.
Rice shipments from Vietnam, the world’s second-biggest exporter after Thailand, may exceed the goal for the year as production increases and exporters aim for new markets, including neighbor China.
Rice production in the Philippines may decline by a more-than-estimated 902,000 metric tons in the first nine months of the year, widening a production deficit in the world’s biggest importer.
"There's just too much supply in the market and I do not see any buyers around except China."
- Rakesh Singh on Mar 04, 2013