ArrowArtboardCreated with Sketch.Title ChevronTitle ChevronIcon FacebookIcon LinkedinIcon Mail ContactPath LayerIcon MailPositive ArrowIcon Print
Uber sold its Indian food delivery operations to Zomato in an all-stock deal, in a rare example of homegrown companies defeating foreign rivals. Or was it?   © AFP/ Jiji
Business Spotlight

Zomato eats Uber as India food fight enters new round

China-funded proxies wrestle Amazon and Google over $5bn pie

KEN KOYANAGI, Nikkei Asian Review Editor-at-large | India

BANGALORE -- When Jeff Bezos arrived in India earlier this month, the Amazon CEO launched a major charm offensive. Bezos wore traditional local garb, predicted that "the 21st century is going be the Indian century," and promised $1 billion in investment.

Oddly, though, the world's richest man left without meeting a single high-ranking official from Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government -- despite its oft-stated desire to attract foreign investment.

Sponsored Content

About Sponsored Content This content was commissioned by Nikkei's Global Business Bureau.

Nikkei Asian Review, now known as Nikkei Asia, will be the voice of the Asian Century.

Celebrate our next chapter
Free access for everyone - Sep. 30

Find out more