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July 2017

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TABLE OF CONTENT


Comprehensive View On The Economy

1.      Economic structure

Part of the country’s economic profile, economic structure section gives readers useful views to understand what matters for the Indian economy.

KEY QUESTIONS ADDRESSED

  • What is the size of the India’s economy in relation to world’s major economies?
  • What is the size of India’s population?
  • What is the demographic structure of India? Is it favorable for economic growth?
  • How has the structure of India’s GDP changed over the years?
  • How much does the India’s economy rely on external trade?
  • What are the key regions for the Indian economy?
  • How does economic freedom in India compare with others?

2.      Competitiveness

Part of the country’s economic profile, this section explores India’s competitiveness in the global level. It also covers the country’s attractiveness to foreign direct investment.

KEY QUESTIONS ADDRESSED

  • Which stage of economic development is the India’s economy in?
  • How is the average wage in India compared to others in the region?
  • How has the labor productivity in India changed over the years and in relation with comparable countries?
  • How competitive is India?
  • How are India’s competitive factors compared to those of other emerging economies?
  • Is it easy to do business in India?
  • What are most problematic factors in doing business in India?
  • How good is India in attracting Foreign Direct Investment?

3.      Economic development

Part of the country’s economic profile, this section explores India’s economic development, average income and its distribution, poverty as well as other development indicators.

KEY QUESTIONS ADDRESSED

  • What is the level of income for an average person in India?
  • Is there still a lot of poor people in India? How does it compare to others?
  • Is unemployment the issue for India?
  • How is income distributed in India and how does it compare to others?
  • What is the current level of human development in India?
  • How has quality of life in India changed over the years?

4.      Economic growth

Part of the country’s economic outlook, this section explores India’s recent economic growth, its key drivers and well as the growth outlook for the coming years.

KEY QUESTIONS ADDRESSED

  • What has been the growth rate of India’s economy over the past 10 years and how does it compare with others?
  • What were the key growth drivers for the India’s economy in the last year?
  • What were the source of growth for India’s economy in the last 5 quarters?
  • What is the growth outlook for India’s economy over the next 3 years and how does it compare with others?
  • How has the growth outlook for India changed over the past few months?

5.      Economic stability (Macro risks)

Part of the country’s economic outlook, this section explores India’s macro-economic risks, including inflation, financial sector, budget deficit as well as balance of payment and exchange rate.

KEY QUESTIONS ADDRESSED

  • What is the risk of inflation in India and how does it compare with others?
  • How healthy is the Indian banking sector?
  • What is the fiscal risk in India?
  • What is the likelihood of raising tax?
  • What is the balance of payment risk for India?
  • How good is the country in getting foreign exchange by the mean of commerce?
  • Does India have enough international reserves to service its debt and for import?
  • What is the FX risk? How has the INR performed compared to other currencies?

Appendix 1: Key Economic Projections 2016-2022

From IMF’s World Economic Outlook Report April 2017.

  • GDP growth
  • Inflation
  • Population
  • Unemployment rate
  • Government budget and debt
  • Current account

Appendix 2: DOING BUSINESS 2017

Detailed rankings and scores for India and comparable economies.

  • Starting a business
  • Dealing with construction permits
  • Getting electricity
  • Registering property
  • Getting credit
  • Protecting Minority Investors
  • Paying taxes
  • Trading across borders
  • Enforcing contracts
  • Resolving Insolvency