India
22 Apr 2013 TJN et al
Karuturi guilty of tax evasion
The Kenyan government has found Karuturi Global Ltd, the world's biggest producer of cut roses, guilty of tax evasion. This is the first time an African government has brought a large multinational company to court for transfer mispricing through a fully public process.
22 Apr 2013 TJN et al
Karuturi: una letanía de problemas
Nota de contexto que acompaña al boletín de prensa del 19 de abril de 2013
22 Apr 2013 TJN et al
Karuturi: A litany of trouble
Background note to accompany a joint press release on the Kenyan government finding Karuturi Global Ltd guilty of tax evasion
16 Apr 2013 SOLIDARITÉ
Petition against landgrab in the state of Odisha, India
Please sign and share the petition
09 Apr 2013 Business Today
Ram Karuturi mulls taking his rose-to-maize company private
Sai Ramakrishna Karuturi feels a growing sense of unease these days. It stems from an email that Karuturi received on March 7. The sender wrote he had lost Rs 7 lakh by investing in Karuturi Global Ltd's shares.
08 Apr 2013 Business Today
An ambition pricked
Ram Karuturi mulls taking his rose-to-maize company private as its stock shows no signs of bouncing back.
04 Apr 2013 FirstPost
Tax haven expose: Some bizmen say identity mistaken, others nothing
The 612 Indians on the list of those who have invested in tax havens such as the British Virgin Islands include two MPs, a former royal, top industrialists and the CEO of Karuturi Global.
03 Apr 2013 Arabian Business
Qatar's Hassad buys stake in Indian rice firm
Hassad Food Co, the agricultural investment arm of Qatar’s sovereign wealth fund, has bought a majority stake in an Indian basmati rice company for more than $100m, it was reported on Wednesday.
28 Mar 2013 Pambazuka
BRICS grab African land and sovereignty
BRICS states, except Russia, are enhancing and facilitating land grabs abroad in a way that is inconsistent with their proclamations of sustainable development, cooperation solidarity, and respect of national sovereignty.
28 Mar 2013 Bloomberg
Karuturi to borrow from sovereign fund after first Ethiopia crop
Karuturi said it will borrow "hundreds of millions" of dollars from a sovereign wealth fund to invest in farming in East Africa after development banks declined to provide assistance because of “unfair” criticism by advocacy groups
04 Mar 2013 Bangalore Mirror
US NGO slams city rose grower’s Ethiopia venture
It alleges that the dealings of Karuturi Global, one of India’s largest flower growers, in the African nation do not smell as sweet as what it grows
25 Feb 2013 The Guardian
Indian land grabs in Ethiopia show dark side of south-south co-operation
The takeover of peoples' land and water by corporations – even if they are from the global south – is a new form of colonisation, writes Anuradha Mittal.


India
  • TJN et al | 22 Apr 2013 Karuturi guilty of tax evasion

    The Kenyan government has found Karuturi Global Ltd, the world's biggest producer of cut roses, guilty of tax evasion. This is the first time an African government has brought a large multinational company to court for transfer mispricing through a fully public process.

  • TJN et al | 22 Apr 2013 Karuturi: una letanía de problemas

    Nota de contexto que acompaña al boletín de prensa del 19 de abril de 2013

  • TJN et al | 22 Apr 2013 Karuturi: A litany of trouble

    Background note to accompany a joint press release on the Kenyan government finding Karuturi Global Ltd guilty of tax evasion

  • SOLIDARITÉ | 16 Apr 2013 Petition against landgrab in the state of Odisha, India

    Please sign and share the petition

  • Business Today | 09 Apr 2013 Ram Karuturi mulls taking his rose-to-maize company private

    Sai Ramakrishna Karuturi feels a growing sense of unease these days. It stems from an email that Karuturi received on March 7. The sender wrote he had lost Rs 7 lakh by investing in Karuturi Global Ltd's shares.

  • Business Today | 08 Apr 2013 An ambition pricked

    Ram Karuturi mulls taking his rose-to-maize company private as its stock shows no signs of bouncing back.

  • FirstPost | 04 Apr 2013 Tax haven expose: Some bizmen say identity mistaken, others nothing

    The 612 Indians on the list of those who have invested in tax havens such as the British Virgin Islands include two MPs, a former royal, top industrialists and the CEO of Karuturi Global.

  • Arabian Business | 03 Apr 2013 Qatar's Hassad buys stake in Indian rice firm

    Hassad Food Co, the agricultural investment arm of Qatar’s sovereign wealth fund, has bought a majority stake in an Indian basmati rice company for more than $100m, it was reported on Wednesday.

  • Pambazuka | 28 Mar 2013 BRICS grab African land and sovereignty

    BRICS states, except Russia, are enhancing and facilitating land grabs abroad in a way that is inconsistent with their proclamations of sustainable development, cooperation solidarity, and respect of national sovereignty.

  • Bloomberg | 28 Mar 2013 Karuturi to borrow from sovereign fund after first Ethiopia crop

    Karuturi said it will borrow "hundreds of millions" of dollars from a sovereign wealth fund to invest in farming in East Africa after development banks declined to provide assistance because of “unfair” criticism by advocacy groups

  • Bangalore Mirror | 04 Mar 2013 US NGO slams city rose grower’s Ethiopia venture

    It alleges that the dealings of Karuturi Global, one of India’s largest flower growers, in the African nation do not smell as sweet as what it grows

  • The Guardian | 25 Feb 2013 Indian land grabs in Ethiopia show dark side of south-south co-operation

    The takeover of peoples' land and water by corporations – even if they are from the global south – is a new form of colonisation, writes Anuradha Mittal.



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