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Doing Business in India by Dean Nelson

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Planning your Activities in India

India is a subcontinent similar in size to the European Union. It stretches from the tropical rainforests of Kerala and Tamil Nadu in the south to the high Himalayan peaks in the north. It is a land of wildly varying and sometimes extreme weather, the effects of which are magnified by poor infrastructure and power supply. Working within the dictates of climate and location is not just sensible—but essential.

Watching the weather

Climate should be a serious consideration when you plan your business trips to India; during the summer heat and humid monsoon months, India suffers the most power cuts, and doing business away from five-star hotels may become difficult.

Avoid visiting the northern plains—including ...

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