How tough is doing business in India?
July 30th, 2013
04:45 PM ET

How tough is doing business in India?

With a vast – and, just as importantly, youthful – population, India and its billion-plus potential consumers is on the minds of many Western companies. But will India be able to meet its potential? And what are some of the challenges that companies face when doing business in the country?

Ravi Venkatesan, a former chairman of Microsoft India and author of the new book Conquering the Chaos, will be answering GPS readers’ questions on these and other issues. Please leave your questions below.

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  1. Owen from Halifax

    While India has a lot of potential as seen by outsiders looking in, do Indians, in a general sense, also view the situation in India similarly? How high are hopes in India of being able to capitalize on this potential?

    Brief follow up – Do people who want to do business in the Europe and North America have anything to learn from their Indian colleagues?

    July 30, 2013 at 7:19 pm | Reply
  2. j. von hettlingen

    Mr. Venkatesan, has cronyism – a wellspring for corruption – in India much to do with its socio-religious structure? Is red tape in the country insurmountable?

    July 31, 2013 at 10:12 am | Reply

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