Table of contents for An American's guide to doing business in India / Eugene M. Makar.

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CHAPTER 1 ¿ BACKGROUND
	Legacies of Early Empires
	Great Britain and the Rule of Law
	Independence - Pakistan and Bangladesh
	The Soviet Union, China, and the United States
	Trade Pacts, Agreements and Treaties
	High Expectations
CHAPTER 2 - CURRENT BUSINESS CLIMATE
	Imbalances between Regions
	Changing Population
	Workforce Skills and Education
	Health Care and HIV/AIDS
	Infrastructure Limitations
	Financial Stability
	National Security
	Environmental Degradation
	Ecological Management
	Energy Security
	Disaster Management
CHAPTER 3 ¿ PIONEERS OR COMPETITORS?
	The National Inertia
	Remnants of the License Raj
	The Organized Sector
	The Unorganized Sector
	Morphing Roles of the Central and State Governments
	Alternative Approaches to Empower Individuals
CHAPTER 4 ¿ CULTURAL VALUES
	Family Values
	Ghosts of the Caste
	Religion and Racism
	Gender Attitudes
	National Pride
CHAPTER 5 ¿ SOCIAL CONVENTIONS
	Food and Drink
	Personal Hygiene
	Business Dress and Behavior
	Work and Holidays
	Interpersonal Relationships
CHAPTER 6 ¿ MARKET-SUCCESS FACTORS
	Language and Illiteracy
	Barter, In-kind, and For-profit Transactions
	Income Inequality
	Gender Bias
	Trade Barriers, Tariffs, and Incentives
	Intellectual Property Rights
	Contracts
	Property and Personnel Security
	Pricing
	Labeling and Shipping Standards and Requirements
CHAPTER 7 ¿ IDENTIFYING BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES
	Trade Missions
	Personal Contacts
	Direct Contracting
	Subcontracting
	Bribery and the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act
	Indirect vs. Direct Selling
	Franchising
	Foreign Trading Companies
	Captive Export Trading Companies
	Governments as Clients
	NGOs as Clients
CHAPTER 8 ¿ QUALIFYING JOINT VENTURES, PARTNERSHIPS, AGENTS AND DISTRIBUTORS
	Deciding on the Business Alliance
	Setting Up Joint Ventures
	Establishing Private and Public Partnerships
	Identifying Agents and Distributors
	Uncovering Hidden Liabilities
CHAPTER 9 ¿ MARKET RESEARCH
	Choosing a Location
	Intellectual Property
	Banking and Finance
	Registrations and Licenses
	Insurance
	Taxes, Accounting, and Legal Factors and Services
CHAPTER 10 ¿ DIRECT INVESTMENT FINANCING
	Reserve Bank of India
	U.S. Agency for International Development (U.S. AID)
	Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC)
	Local, Regional, State and International Development Banks
	Customer Financing
	Private Equity Markets
CHAPTER 11 ¿ EXPORT FINANCING
	Short Term and Long Term
	U.S. Banks with Branches in India
	Export-Import Bank of the United States
	Letters of Credit, Forfaiting, Export Insurance, and Leasing
	Grants and One-time Sources
	Countertrade
	Other Sources
CHAPTER 12 ¿ BEST PROSPECTS FOR U.S. EXPORT AND INVESTMENT
	Airport and Ground Support Equipment
	Agricultural Products
	Safety and Security Equipment
	Telecommunications Equipment
	Education Services
	Computers and Peripherals
	Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution Equipment
	Food Processing and Cold Storage Equipment
	Machine Tools
	Medical Equipment
	Mining and Mineral Processing Equipment
	Pollution Control Equipment
	Oil and Gas Field Machinery
	Process Control
	Defense Industry Equipment
	Textile Machinery
	Renewable Energy Equipment
	Water Resources Equipment
CHAPTER 13 ¿ INFORMATION, ASSISTANCE AND RESOURCES
APPENDICES

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

International business enterprises -- India.
Investments, Foreign -- India.
Joint ventures -- India.
India -- Commerce -- United States.
United States -- Commerce -- India.