IFR’s Outlook for Indian Borrowers Roundtable took place in Singapore in December 2015. As with the Indian Credit Conference in Mumbai that had preceded it by a couple of weeks, the backdrop was IFR’s inaugural Indian Borrowers Survey, results of which are published in this supplement following the edited transcript.
David RasquinhaExport-Import Bank of IndiaDavid Rasquinha is deputy managing director at Export-Import Bank of India responsible for project exports, trade finance, lines of credit, treasury and risk management. He has held a range of positions since joining the bank in 1985, serving as the bank’s resident representative in Washington, DC from 1999 to 2004. Rasquinha has also served on several working groups set up by the Reserve Bank of India.
IFR: What does the borrowing landscape look like for Indian issuers in 2016?
IFR: What about appetite for high-yield from India?
IFR: Interesting point. RBI has not allowed Indian banks to tap the Masala bond market, for AT1s. But they should probablydo that.