23rd February 2021
Looking to do business in India? MGI Asia member firm C.R. Sharedalal & Co., based in Gujarat, India, has published a NEW 2021 Doing Business Guide for all MGI Worldwide CPAAI accounting network members who may have clients with interests in the region.
In addition to the initiatives which are being undertaken to provide adequate physical and social infrastructure - such as industrial corridors, cluster zones, etc., - it is encouraging to note that the Government of India (GoI) has embarked on ambitious reforms focused on improving India’s performance in the World Bank’s Doing Business rankings.
India is ranked 63rd among 190 economies in the ease of doing business, according to the latest World Bank annual ratings.
Snapshot of India
- Seventh-largest country by area
- Second-most populous country with over 1.38 billion people
- 11.5% projected GDP growth for 2021 (IMF)
- World’s largest youth population by 2021 (United Nations Population Fund)
- Huge domestic market
- Among the 20 countries that have improved the most on “Ease of Doing Business” (World Bank)
- Foreign Investor friendly and proactive approach of the government
- Availability of skilled manpower and qualified professionals for all kinds of businesses across industry as well as service sector.
Why is India Important?
- Emergence of a middle class creates a “sweet spot” – rising incomes – increased spending.
- An estimated 16 million Indians migrate from countryside to cities each year –powerful trend supporting growth – equivalent to the population of Mumbai.
- Half of the Indian population is under 24 –about to enter its economically most productive years.
- Indian government plans to develop 100 smart cities.
About this guide
This guide provides an outline of social economic data, basic business legal information, as well as key facts about taxation.
For further information visit C.R. Sharedalal’s profile page or their website.
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