Challenges & Opportunities of Make in India

India is a massive and complex market with a lot of regulations. To crack the Indian market foreign companies often dip their toe in it by initially importing their products. As soon as the investment makes sense  many companies experience a lot of advantages of setting up manufacturing in India [...]


E-Commerce in India for Foreign Companies

Author: Praveen Singhal | CFO |  Maier+Vidorno First published in May 2016 Cross-border E-Commerce in India is extremely interesting – both for Indian companies and for foreign companies wanting to reduce entry barriers and increase opportunities for buyers and sellers to better find and target each other. India’s markets have [...]


Modi-fied India? The outcome after two years of Modi

Author: Barbara Schmidt-Ajayi | Regional Manager India/South Asia |OAV – German Asia-Pacific Business Association First published in M+V`s India Insight in April 2016 Prime Minister Narendra Modi came to power in May 2014 after a landslide victory in the parliamentary elections. For the first time in decades a party – [...]


Distribution in India

Author: Shashank Verma | Head Supply Chain & Order Management | Maier+Vidorno First published in April 2016 “India” a Trade Link to the Mideast & Europe India enjoyed a special status as far as trade with the world is concerned between the 11th and 18th centuries when trade was very [...]


Order Processing and Supply Chain Management in India

Author: Shashank Verma | Head Supply Chain & Order Management | Maier+Vidorno First published in August 2015 Foreign companies usually struggle with Indian bureaucratic and operational formalities (for legal compliance, accounting, import and supply chain management in India), especially during market-entry in India. Hence, they are often busy finding out [...]


Assembly and Installation in India

Foreign companies that want to sell imported products in the Indian market and to assemble them in-country, need to not only decide between different sales strategies but also have to offer suitable solutions for handling assembly and installation in India on site. There are several possible ways to organize assembly [...]

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