India

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India is located on the Indian subcontinent in South Asia. With its population of 1.3 billion, India is the most populous democracy in the world. India has an exceptionally rich culture and history, its roots going back to one of the world’s oldest civilizations (the Indus Valley Civilization).   Due to its diverse geography, history, and culture, India provides many opportunities as well as great challenges for...

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India is a large country with an exceptionally rich culture and history. This means that it’s almost impossible to make generalizations about Indian culture, since your actual experience of it largely depends on which region you’re visiting, or where your Indian business partner is coming from. In this article, we’ll try to highlight a few key differences between various regions of the country to prepare...

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India’s rich culture and history are symbolized by the vibrant and numerous colors Indians like to use. In India, colors are virtually everywhere: they’re present on streets, buildings and traditional outfits as well. These colors have a deeper meaning besides being beautiful: each color symbolizes something that the wearer (or the architect) wants to express. If you’re wondering what to wear for your business meeting...

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As we detailed in our previous blog post, outsourcing to India has many advantages. However, in some cases, outsourcing may not be the way to go for your business. Here are the top things you need to consider before you make the decision as to whether or not you outsource to India.   [qodef_list_ordered] Underdeveloped infrastructure Even though Indian outsourcing...

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Whatever the size of your business, outsourcing several tasks to a contractor in another country could help your business grow. India is one of the largest destinations for outsourcing tasks for American companies: software development and other IT tasks, back office management, customer service, data entry, and call center services are just a few examples.   Whether you’re looking to grow your business, or you just want...

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How to Find Your Best Suppliers in India

With imports from India exceeding $7.25 Billion (roughly twice the $3.64 Billion exported), it’s one 'offshoring' destination worth exploring if you run a small business and concepts like 'profitability,' 'quality,' and 'gross profit margin' are things that keep you awake at night. While it's true that the US offshores a lot of service-based jobs to India (such as IT, call-centre, and administrative roles), nearly twice...

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Although the US trade deficit with India decreased in 2016, trade between the two countries remains strong and healthy. Outpacing imports, exports have been particularly strong. Still, imports remain healthy, accounting for $7.25 billion annually. So why, then, is it so hard to send money to India? With such strong import numbers and a healthy trade relationship, more and more small- and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) are...

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