Cultural tips for doing business in India
Read this Export Development Canada overview on etiquette style in this key market
Known for its spicy foods, rich history, breathtaking architecture and diverse landscape and cultures, India is a feast for the senses unlike any other. With roughly 1.4 billion people—the second-most populous country on the planet—India is an attractive export destination for Canadian companies.
With its massive consumer market and reputation as a powerhouse in technology innovation, India has seen a surge in steady economic growth—with occasional setbacks—and ranks as one of the world’s largest economies. India is Canada’s ninth-largest export market and 10th-largest trading partner.
While navigating the country can be daunting, this insightful EDC guide offers helpful etiquette tips for doing business in India—from the initial meeting with your counterpart to dress code, building trust and punctuality.