India is emerging as a significant player in the international landscape, and this is as
much due to its economic liberalization policies as the turn of geo-political
developments. But recent events in India, such as the fall of three governments in the
last two years, dramatic growth of coalition politics, nuclear tests, and the Kargil war
between India and Pakistan, have however all caused concern and disquiet among both
foreign governments and international investors. Many MNCs have been unable, or unwilling,
to advance their country business plans in an environment of political uncertainty,
bureaucratic hurdles, conflicting signals on economic policy and rapid social change.
bankers and diplomats need clear direction to understand the future course and impact of
the complex maze of changes currently underway in India. Senior international
decision-makers want clarity on future scenarios, opportunities and risks in India. For
long this will the current BJP-led regime last ?
What happens after Vajpayee ?
Is the government serious when it talks about introducing the "second phase of
What are the problems and likely scenarios in India's troubled Power sector ?
Are business costs and Indian currency going to stay stable in the near future ?
Is the Internet hype in India real ? How will it affect MNCs ?
How is Indian bureaucracy reacting to reforms, and what role will it play in future ?
Is the Indian media objective and fair ?
What are the implications for international investors on India's changing diplomatic
equation with major powers ?
Are Indian industry chambers a help or hindrance to MNCs ?
Will social and political unrest by the RSS increase next year if the BJP loses local
elections in Uttar Pradesh ?
INDIA FOCUS can answer these questions, and more
INDIA FOCUS is a
comprehensive political, diplomatic and economic commentary on India which attempts to
provide the most professional, truthful, objective and forward looking perspective on
events in the country and their likely impact.
INDIA FOCUS is the only
publication of its kind which does detailed research, analysis and forecasting on a range
of political, business and social trends, rather than merely relying on cut-and-paste news
INDIA FOCUS examines things
from an independent and realistic perspective, and covers a vast spectrum of real
issues in India that could affect foreign firms and international organizations, including
subtle factors that may influence the future course of events.
INDIA FOCUS identifies risk
factors in major areas of the Indian economy, and provides management options and
long-term strategies which will help foreign companies with their Indian market entry,
expansion and future positioning.
INDIA FOCUS is the
only specialized political risk and business forecasting report on India, from
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Impact analysis of local
developments on foreign governments and international firms
Forecast of political and
economic risk factors
Detailed trend analysis
of different business and industry sectors
reports on business opportunities, market trends and socio-cultural issues
Valuable source of expert
opinion to complement in-house analysis of critical concerns