INDIA<br />Course: BBB4M<br />Name: Seoyeong Lee<br />
Geography<br />Location: Southern Asia, bordering the  <br />                     Arabian Sea and the Bay of Bengal,   <br...
People<br />Population: 1,166,079,217 (July 2009 est.)<br />Religions: mostly Hindu 80.5%, Muslim 13.4%<br />Languages: of...
Government<br />Capital city: New Delhi<br />Government type: federal republic<br />Independence: August 15th, 1947 (from ...
Economy<br />Currency: Indian rupee<br />GDP: $1.237 trillion (2008 est.)                                                 ...
Trade transition<br />
Communications & Transportations<br />Communications:                                                                     ...
Business etiquette <br />Feet are considered unclean. If your shoes or feet touch another person, apologize.<br /> Gifts a...
Sources<br />http://flagcounter.com/factbook/in#economy <br /> www.bristolstories.org/.../big_world_map.jpg<br />http://ww...
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  1. 1. INDIA<br />Course: BBB4M<br />Name: Seoyeong Lee<br />
  2. 2. Geography<br />Location: Southern Asia, bordering the <br /> Arabian Sea and the Bay of Bengal, <br /> between Burma and Pakistan<br />Area: land: 2,973,190 sq km water: 314,400 sq km<br /> total: 3,287,590 sq km<br />Border countries: Bangladesh, Bhutan, Burma, <br /> China, Nepal, Pakistan<br />Climate: varies from tropical monsoon in south to <br /> temperate in north<br />Natural hazards: droughts, flash floods, severe <br /> thunderstorms, earthquakes<br />
  3. 3. People<br />Population: 1,166,079,217 (July 2009 est.)<br />Religions: mostly Hindu 80.5%, Muslim 13.4%<br />Languages: officially English and Hindi <br /> -more than fourteen major and three hundred minor languages spoken in India. English is widely used in business, politics, and education<br />
  4. 4. Government<br />Capital city: New Delhi<br />Government type: federal republic<br />Independence: August 15th, 1947 (from UK)<br />International organization participation: International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), United Nations (UN), World Health Organization (WHO), World Trade Organization (WTO), and 64+<br />
  5. 5. Economy<br />Currency: Indian rupee<br />GDP: $1.237 trillion (2008 est.) -GDP per capita: $2,800 (2008 est.)<br />Labourforce: 523.5 million (2008 est.) -Labourforce by occupation: agriculture: 60% industry: 12% services: 28% <br />Exports: $175.7 billion (2008 est.) Exports-products: petroleum products, textile goods, g gems and jewelry, engineering goods, c chemicals, leather manufactures Exports-partners: US 15%, China 8.7%, UAE 8.7%, UK 4.4%<br />Imports: $287.5 billion (2008 est.) Importing products: crude oil, machinery, gems, fertilizer, c chemicals Imports-partners: China 10.6%, US 7.8%, Germany 4.4%, <br /> Singapore 4.4% <br />
  6. 6. Trade transition<br />
  7. 7. Communications & Transportations<br />Communications: -Telephones in use: 37.75 million (2009) -Cellular Internet users: 80 million (2007) -Phones in use: 362.3 million (2009)<br />Transportations:-Airports: 346 (paved runways: 250, unpaved runways: 9 96) -Heliports: 30 -Ports and terminals: Chennai, Haldia, Jawaharal Nehru, Kandla, Kolkata (Calcutta), Mormugao, Mumbai (Bombay), New Mangalore, Vishakhapatnam<br />
  8. 8. Business etiquette <br />Feet are considered unclean. If your shoes or feet touch another person, apologize.<br /> Gifts are not opened in the presence of the giver. If you receive a wrapped gift, set it aside until the giver leaves.<br />Men are generally expected to wear a suit and tie for business, although the jacket may be removed in the summer. Women should wear conservative dresses or pantsuits.<br /> Business lunches are preferred to dinners. Hindus do not eat beef and Muslims do not eat pork. <br /> Titles are very important. Always use professional titles.<br />
  9. 9. Sources<br />http://flagcounter.com/factbook/in#economy <br /> www.bristolstories.org/.../big_world_map.jpg<br />http://www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/Image:India-locator-map-blank.svg<br />http://www.metlin.org/blog/wp-content/uploads/2009/03/india-merchandise-trade-07-08.png<br />
  10. 10. Thank you <br />
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