Evaluating the market in India

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Business environment in India

As one of the world’s fastest-growing economies, India continues to attract foreign investment, due to its competitive labour costs, high-potential domestic market with a large, young population, and skilled workforce. Although there are some challenges to doing business in India⁠—bureaucracy, underdeveloped infrastructure, lingering corporate and social responsibility issues and tariff barriers⁠—it’s a country with tremendous economic potential and has made great strides in transforming its business environment into an attractive place to invest.

Here’s a helpful tip for doing business in India

Because a great deal of business is conducted over meals in India, receiving an invitation for lunch or dinner is a good sign the business relationship is progressing.


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Date modified: 2023-08-18