Business Times is the only publication in the West building positive image and giving the economic perception of India in North America and promoting US business interests in South Asia, especially in India, where it is widely circulated.
Mr. Hasmukh Shah, the prominent and influential Indian-American based in Metropolitan Washington, DC area, is the founder of Business Times. President of U.S.-India Enterprises, Inc., the publisher of Business Times, Mr. Shah has been well-known for promoting India-US/Canada business relations and offering liaison services since last three decades to the US, Canadian, NRI/PIO in North America and Indian companies.


This popular economic, commercial and financial journal—a vital business link between North America and India—gives useful business information, highlighting opportunities in export and import trade, joint ventures and collaborations, technology transfer, licensing arrangements, foreign investment policies and procedures and business events—trade shows, exhibitions, conferences and seminars. Serving as a vital commercial link, Business Times regularly covers, among others, following informative and useful features:

  • Capabilities and expertise of the US and Canadian firms in meeting the business needs of India and its States in general and Indian companies in particular;
  • Highly informative and well-studied articles authored by experts from the USA, Canada and India;
  • News and features on States in the USA and Provinces in Canada.
  • Latest information on India’s policies and procedures on Investment, Joint Ventures, Technology Transfer, Collaborations and Licensing Arrangements; Import-Export Rules and Procedures, Seminars and Conferences, Business
  • Business Opportunities and Directory Listing of Firms in various industries and their associations in India, the USA and Canada.
  • Resource Directory and Reference Guide and key contacts, containing up-to-date and useful listing of Government agencies, leading trade associations, banking and financial institutions and business promotional agencies—with their names, addresses, phone and fax numbers and E-mail addresses—engaged in India-US/Canada business relations;
  • Updates on India’s economy and economic reforms and policies on industries, investment, infrastructure, tourism and export-import trade;
  • News and special features on States in India: Industrial, Investment, Trade and Tourism Opportunities in India’s various States and Union Territories; incentives, attractions and facilities offered by the States and Union Territories in India;
  • NRI/OCB/PIO News: Latest information on policies of the Government of India and the Indian States relating to investment and business opportunities for Non-Resident Indians (NRIs), Overseas Corporate Bodies (OCBs) and PIOs (Persons of Indian Origin).

Won Laurels from Many Quarters

The well-admired Business Times has won laurels from many quarters—both from India as well as from the USA and Canada, including the White House, U.S. Departments of Commerce, Energy and State, U.S. Senators and Congressmen, Canadian Federal and Provincial Governments, Indian Union and State Governments; and the multilateral international institutions, namely, the World Bank, the IMF and the IFC, as well as leading U.S, Canadian and Indian chambers of commerce and trade associations and CEOs of the MNCs and prominent firms in the private sector.

Admired by Dignitaries

Dignitaries from business, industry, Government and political circles from the USA, Canada and India—including U.S. Presidents and Vice Presidents and Governors of various States in the USA, Canadian Prime Ministers and Premiers of Canada’s Provinces; India’s Prime Ministers, Finance, Commerce and Industry Ministers and Chief Ministers of India’s various States and Union Territories—have sent their letters of appreciation, written articles, granted interviews and / or sent their messages of goodwill, admiring the services rendered by Business Times in promoting US / Canada-India business and investment relations.

Promotional Features

The special, in-depth promotional features, advertorials and supplements published in the widely circulated journal Business Times on States in the USA and India, Canadian Provinces and industries in the USA, Canada and India, have proved very popular and highly successful in creating awareness about the rewarding business opportunities highlighted in these business promotional issues of Business Times.