Investment into India is booming. Following the reelection of the Congress Party to power in 2009, the country is reaping the benefits of the market reforms being brought to the table by the now emboldened central government. And as a result of India's focus on development, the door has now been thrown wide open to large amounts of foreign investment. In this issue of India Briefing we examine how to set up several different types of legal entities in India: the liaison office, the branch office, the project office and the private limited company. We also take a look at the advantages that setting up in India's special economic zones and compare incorporation requirements and business costs between India and China.
In this issue of India Briefing, we provide an expatriate manager’s introduction to India. From key country facts and figures to the country to cultural etiquette and communication issues, we take a look at one of the fastest growing destinations for foreign investment. India today represents a great investment opportunity. Knowledge of India business practices and an understanding of Indian culture are priorities to success in this market. We analyze the top reasons to invest in India, cover basic business etiquette and cultural issues such as making appointments and negotiating a deal, and discuss some of the communication challenges that expatriates experience when working in India.
In This Issue
An Introduction to India, Key Facts and Figures
Top Reasons to Invest in India Now
Indian Business Etiquette and Culture
Communication Challenges when Working in India