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Danish investments in india - Michael W. Hansen

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Presentation by Michael Wendelboe Hansen at the event Indian Opportunities See www.risgaardknudsen.dk for further information

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Danish investments in india - Michael W. Hansen

  1. 1. The role of India in Danish MNC’sstrategies<br />Current and future presence of Danish MNCs in India?<br />By Michael W. Hansen<br />Center for Business and Development Studies<br />
  2. 2. Outline<br />Denmark’strade and investment relations with India<br />Whatare the past and currentstrategies of Danish MNCs in India?<br />What is the future role of India in the strategies of Danish MNCs?<br />
  3. 3. Denmark’strade and investment relations with India?<br />
  4. 4. Modest Danish trade with India<br />
  5. 5. Modest Danish investment in India compared to China<br />
  6. 6. But Danish FDI in India is following global trend<br />
  7. 7. Few Danish subsidiaries in India compared to China<br />
  8. 8. Fewmanufacturinginvestments in India<br />
  9. 9. Whatare the past and currentstrategies of Danish MNCs in India?<br />
  10. 10. Whereare Danish investors located?<br />
  11. 11. Whyinvest in India<br />
  12. 12. Whoare the Danish investors?<br />Market seekers<br />ISS, Group 4<br />DSV and Maersk<br />Danfoss and Grundfos<br />Disa, FLS and Topsøe<br />Carlsberg, Danisco and Orana<br />Vestas, LMG, AVN<br />Cheminova and Novo<br />Sourcers of services<br />Danske Bank and Maersk<br />Covi and Kring<br />FLS<br />R&D<br />Vestas and LMG<br />Novozymes and Lundbeck<br />Component sourcing<br /><ul><li>Steel Clusters and Global Wool</li></li></ul><li>What is the future role of India in the strategies of Danish MNCs?<br />
  13. 13. Whataffectsgrowth in India activities?<br />
  14. 14. Whatactivitieswill Danish MNCsexpand in the comingyears?<br />
  15. 15. Conclusion<br /><ul><li>In general, India still plays a minor role in the strategies of Danish MNCs
  16. 16. But significant changes in strategies of Danish MNCs in India in recent years
  17. 17. Sourcing of components and manufacturing activities never took off.
  18. 18. Instead Danish firms are moved toward a dedicated Indian market focus
  19. 19. Danish investors moved toward sourcing of back office functions and recently also knowledge intensive activities
  20. 20. Danish companies have paid high learning costs in India. But those that were in for the long haul have prospered.
  21. 21. For a handful of companies, India has become destiny
  22. 22. The future
  23. 23. Greater importance of India, no doubt
  24. 24. More investments and more advanced activities
  25. 25. Toward more reciprocical relations between Denmark and India:
  26. 26. Who are the lead firms?
  27. 27. Who owns who?
  28. 28. Danish impediments to taking on the Indian challenge:
  29. 29. Prejudices
  30. 30. Lacking capabilities
  31. 31. Supportive frameworks</li></ul>16<br />
  32. 32. New book out onstrategies of Danish MNCs in India and China<br />

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