Content Types: ArticleRegions & Countries: IndiaIndustries: Medical & Health
In India, a COVID-19 variant has a prevalence of less than 10 percent while in Europe there are a few hundred cases. The variant has two known mutations, but for the first time, they are coexisting as a single strain.
With the pandemic wreaking chaos on financial markets and company finances around the world, certain industries and sectors have been hit hard whilst others have been a beneficiary of the disruption. India encapsulates both extremes with record-breaking deals on one end of the spectrum and high level of distressed companies that have seen their businesses decimated by Covid on the other.
In a first for Indian Railways (IR), the government intends to allow private enterprises to create and operate new, premium passenger services on the country’s rail network. This creates partnership opportunities for Australian companies with relevant rail and finance experience, who should track the course of this procurement.