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Country Briefing

Country Profile

The information and links on this page are provided by the Economist Intelligence Unit* to provide a background to doing business in India.

The political and economic outlook

Basic data

Economic data
Ten economic indicators over four years. Downloadable as a spreadsheet

History in brief

* The views and opinions expressed on this page are those of the Economist Intelligence Unit and not necessarily those of AT&T.


Political structure
The political system described, and the names of all cabinet ministers

Political forces
Political parties and groupings, plus the names and roles of key political actors

Economic structure
Economic strengths and weaknesses, products and markets, and comparisons with similar economies


Official government websites

Hindustan Times

The Times of India

National Stock Exchange

Languages and scripts of India

The Securities & Exchange Board of India

The Reserve Bank of India

Centre for Monitoring Indian Economy

The Economist Country Brief