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Economist, Managing Director India at TAC ECONOMICS
Conseiller du Commerce Extérieur de la France (CCEF)


Vivien Massot is the Managing Director India at TAC ECONOMICS & a French Foreign Trade Advisor (Conseiller du Commerce Extérieur de la France – CCEF).

Vivien originally joined TAC ECONOMICS in France in 2009 as an economist to work on country risk analyses as well as on specific country studies; he is also in charge of the overall knowledge management. Since 2010, he has returned to India to manage our subsidiary with a local team of three analysts/economists.

Between 2006 and 2008, Vivien Massot was the Deputy Financial Attaché in the Embassy of France in India, in charge of the economic follow-up of India and South-Asian countries (growth, monetary and budgetary policies, etc.) and of development issues in relations with the World Bank and IMF.

Vivien Massot has a Master’s Degree in Economic Theory and Econometrics from Toulouse School of Economics, followed by the Third Year teachings of ENSAE, with a specialization in Forecasting and Economic Policy.


Read the Asia-Pacific business insights by Vivien Massot:


The BRI seen from India: Antagonisms and ambiguities

In this insight, Vivien Massot explores the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) from the perspective of India. He explains that for a variety of strategic; political, infrastructural and transparency reasons, the initiative faces a certain reluctance from India. Now more than ever, Massot Concludes, India is still seeking to preserve its natural sphere of influence (South Asia, Indian Ocean) but does not have sufficient financial resources to be able to counter Chinese trade integration projects.