Our guide to doing business in India
Doing business in India offers enormous opportunities for UK companies. However, India is a large and complex market. It should not be seen as one market, but a series of interconnected regional markets where the legislative and investment climate may change from one state to another.
We’re here to help you and by taking advice on how to do business in India from the right experts, UK companies – large and small – can succeed in India.
In this guide to doing business in India, we have collected advice from a range of India market entry specialists. The key areas to consider are understanding the market, business culture, market entry structures, building your team, finding customers, managing money, legal considerations & incentives and supporting networks. Through our guide to doing business in India we help you understand how to succeed in the Indian market.
In each section of our doing business in India guide you can also find relevant resources to help you do business in the Indian market including India factsheets, practical advice webinar recordings, videos with leading India experts, and guides.
Our Guide to Doing Business in India
- BUSINESS CULTURE IN INDIA
- EXPORTING TO INDIA
- INDIA’S LEGAL AND REGULATORY FRAMEWORK
- MARKET ENTRY STRUCTURES
- FDI RESTRICTIONS
- TAXATION AND INCENTIVES IN INDIA
- INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RISKS AND STRATEGIES
- THE BRIBERY ACT 2010
- MANAGING MONEY
- FINDING CUSTOMERS IN INDIA
- HIRING AND BUILDING A TEAM
OUR TOP THREE tips for Doing Business in India are:
When choosing a location, you must compare local laws, government incentives, the local infrastructure and workforce. Often it is also crucial to find the right partner for your product or service.
You must evaluate the most relevant entry strategy, the best structures and how to minimise risks and optimize sustainability.
Size doesn’t matter: it is not just Vodafone and Tesco which are entering the India market. Companies of different sizes and from different sectors have found success in India.