Prof. Amit Kumar amit040985@gmail.com


 India among top 15 countries in terms of GDP at constant prices  Fourth largest economy in the world in terms of GDP at Purchasing Power

Parity (PPP) (After the US, China and Japan) Power Parity (PPP)

 India is on track to overtake Japan this year in terms of GDP at Purchasing  Attractive destination for business and investments

Huge manpower base (1.2 billion people), diversified natural resources and strong macro-economic fundamentals

 Economic Reforms initiated since 1991
Prof. Amit Kumar amit040985@gmail.com



 An emerging economic powerhouse  Goldman Sachs predicts by 2050 India would emerge as the second

largest economy in the world (After China)
 India could be 40 times bigger by 2050  Pricewaterhouse Coopers forecast Indian economy will register the

second fastest growth between now and 2050 and emerge as the second biggest economy in the world by the middle of the Century

Prof. Amit Kumar amit040985@gmail.com


 Consistent economic growth of 8-9% in recent years  GDP growth in 2009- 10 was 8.0% despite global economic

 GDP growth in 2010-11 was 8.5%  Growth likely to stabilise at around 8% in 2011-12  Growth likely to return to 9% in a couple years
Prof. Amit Kumar amit040985@gmail.com



 IMF predicts India’s growth for 2011 at 8.4%  Second fastest growing economy after China  India ranks 51 in World Economic Forum’s Global Competitiveness

Index for 2010-11, ahead of South Africa, Brazil and Russia
 India among top four major wealth creating countries in the world

in 2010 ( Global Wealth Report- Boston Consulting Group)
Prof. Amit Kumar amit040985@gmail.com



 Rising Foreign Exchange Reserves  Enhanced economic performance has been major contributor

towards increased Forex reserves
 Offer adequate security against currency crisis and monetary

 Strong Balance of Payments leading to steady accumulation of

India’s foreign exchange reserves $318.4 billion foreign reserves as on October 21, 2011

Prof. Amit Kumar amit040985@gmail.com


India’s International Trade
 India accounts for 1.3 percent of world merchandise trade (2009)  India ranks 21 among leading exporting countries in the world (2009)  Among leading importers, India is ranked 14 and accounts for 2 per cent

of total global imports

 In respect of trade in commercial services India is placed in the 12th

position among global exporters of commercial services

 India exported 87 billion dollars worth of commercial services in 2009
Prof. Amit Kumar amit040985@gmail.com



India – Surging Exports
 Total Exports during April- September (2011-12) topped $ 160

 52 per cent growth registered  Exports crossed target of $ 200 billion for 2010-11 to reach $ 252

Billion ( $41 per cent growth)
 IT software and IT enabled services exports touched $49 billion in

2010 rising from $2 billion in 1998
Prof. Amit Kumar amit040985@gmail.com



 April- September (2011- 12 ) imports were $234 billion ( 32 Per

Cent growth)
 Acceptance of Indian products along with cost advantage has

provided an edge to Indian companies
 Imports of products by India mainly includes petroleum products,

minerals machinery and electronic goods


Prof. Amit Kumar amit040985@gmail.com


India: Attractive Investment Destination  India is ranked third in A.T.Kearney FDI Confidence Index 2010
 India is placed after China and US. Brazil and Germany follow India  UNCTAD’s World Investment Prospects Survey 2010-12 ranks India second

most favoured investment destination (behind China) followed by Brazil, United States and Russian Federation.
 For the first time the four major emerging markets – China, India, Brazil

and the Russian Federation – all ranked among the top five investment destinations.
 FDI inflow for the period April 2000- August 2011 reached $ 219billion

Prof. Amit Kumar amit040985@gmail.com


 Mauritius has been the largest contributor towards FDI (42%)  Singapore (9%), USA (7%), UK (5%), Netherlands (4%), Cyprus (4%),

Japan (4%), Germany, France and UAE are among the top ten investors  Sectors attracting Highest FDI equity inflows are – Financial and non financial services (21%) Computer Software and Hardware (9%) Telecommunications (8%) Housing and Real Estate (7%) Construction activities (including roads & highways)(7%) Power (5%) Automobile Industry (4%) Metallurgical Industries (3%) Petroleum and natural gas (3%) Prof. Amit Kumar Chemicals (2%) amit040985@gmail.com 3/4/2013


India-Regional Cooperation
 Regional Trading Agreements have been a very prominent feature

of the Multilateral Trading system
 India has signed free trade agreements with SAARC, ASEAN ,

Singapore, South Korea, Sri Lanka and Bhutan,
 Negotiating FTAs with EU, EFTA, Japan, Thailand and Bangladesh  India is a member of the SAARC Regional Trading Bloc

Prof. Amit Kumar amit040985@gmail.com


Infrastructure –Vast Opportunities
 India is planning to spend $514 billion in infrastructure

development during the 11th Plan period (2007-2012)
 Investment in infrastructure accounts for 7.6 percent of total GDP

during the 11th Plan Period
 Private sector investment is projected at $155 billion  The Government has opened up major infrastructure projects to

public private partnerships

Prof. Amit Kumar amit040985@gmail.com


Projected Investment in infrastructure during the Eleventh Plan (2007-2012)
Sectors Electricity Roads & Bridges Telecommunication Railways Irrigation Water & Sanitation Ports Airports Storage Gas -----------------------------Total

Amount $ Billion 166.6 78.5 64.6 65.5 63.3 35.9 22.0 7.7 5.6 4.2 -----------------------514.0

Prof. Amit Kumar amit040985@gmail.com

Some Expressions About Indian Market
India is not simply emerging : India has already emerged Barack Obama President, US I have been a great believer in the India growth story Wilfried Aulbur MD & CEO Mercedes Benz India India is our fastest growing market J.S.Shin CEO, Samsung,SW Asia We will make India the export hub for L.G Moon Bum Shi Managing Director L.G. Electronics India Prof. Amit Kumar
3/4/2013 amit040985@gmail.com 15

 India has taken its place in the world economy. A lot of them (Indian companies) can be global companies. You already have them in cars and

autos in electronics and systems

Jamie Dimon Chairman and CEO J.P.Morgan
 Compared to China, India has a much stronger and self-sufficient skill base. India is truly the powerhouse of the future. Michael Maedel President JWT Worldwide

 India is a very important market for Ford Motor Company. We are here in a big way. We are doubling our plant capacity in Chennai. Mark Bentley Manager Ford Global Licensing

Prof. Amit Kumar amit040985@gmail.com




Prof. Amit Kumar amit040985@gmail.com


Sign up to vote on this title
UsefulNot useful

Master Your Semester with Scribd & The New York Times

Special offer for students: Only $4.99/month.

Master Your Semester with a Special Offer from Scribd & The New York Times

Cancel anytime.