Business in Gujarat

EENI- School of International Business

Sub-subject: International Trade and Doing Business in Gujarat - Ahmadabad India. Syllabus:

  1. Introduction to the State of Gujarat: The leading industrialised state of India (economic area of the Hindu Civilisation)
  2. The Economy of Gujarat
  3. Key players in Gujarat
  4. Investing in Gujarat (Foreign direct investment, licences, set-up, costs)
  5. Business Opportunities in Gujarat:
    1. Agribusiness
    2. Information Technology
    3. Biotechnology
    4. Automotive Sector
  6. Doing Business in Ahmadabad: The industrial hub for textiles

Case Study: Business and entrepreneurs in Gujarat.

  1. Wadia family
  2. Gautam Adani
  3. Nirma Group
  4. Gujarat Cooperative Milk Marketing Federation
The sub-subject “Doing Business in Gujarat” is studied...
  1. Masters (e-learning): International Business, Asia, and BRICS Countries
  2. Doctorate in Business in Asia
  3. Course: India

Master and Doctorate in International Business for the Indian Students

Languages of study English Spanish India French Inde Portuguese India

  1. Credits of the sub-subject “Foreign Trade and Doing Business in Gujarat”: 2 ECTS Credits
  2. Duration: two weeks

Sample of the Sub-subject: Doing Business in Gujarat (India)
Doing Business in Gujarat (India)

Description of the Sub-Subject: Doing Business in Gujarat

Gujarat is one of the most preferred foreign direct investment destinations in India, providing business opportunities in all the sectors: Information Technology, tourism, textiles, and the agricultural sector.

Gujarat is the leading Indian industrialised State.

  1. The State of Gujarat houses some global corporations, private companies, public companies and numerous Small and Medium Enterprise
  2. Gujarat is a manufacturing powerhouse with world-class production capabilities in textiles, petrochemicals, pharmaceuticals, and agribusiness products
  3. Gujarat is also known for its entrepreneurial spirit and his robust social and physical infrastructure
  4. Gujarat is rich in bio-resources and has a forest cover of 1.88 billion hectares and 10.7 million hectares of highly diversified cropping area.
  5. Gujarat leads the manufacturing of horticultural crops
  6. Gujarat is rich in mineral resources (limestone, lignite, and bauxite)
  7. Gujarat is a leading manufacturer of cement and soda ash
  8. Gujarat has the largest diamond processing industry in India
  9. 22 % of exports of India are exported from the State of Gujarat

The main economic sectors of Ahmadabad (Gujarat) are chemicals, textiles, drugs and pharmaceuticals and agribusiness. Ahmadabad is the third fastest growing city in the World (Forbes magazine).

The Government of Gujarat gives tax concessions for the foreign direct investment (FDI) in backward areas. Gujarat offers to foreign investors a distinct advantage regarding quality human resources and infrastructure facilities: power and water supply, ports, and gas grid.

ABB invested 500 million dollars in its Vadodara factory and use it as a global sourcing base for circuit breakers and other electrical equipment. Arvind Mills, the second largest denim manufacturer in the World has duplicated its manufacturing capacity.

Wadia Group (Zoroastrianism)
Nusli Wadia (Indian Zoroastrian Businessman)

Glaxo SmithKline India plans to use its production factory in Ankleshwar as a global sourcing hub for an intermediary used in manufacturing Zantac.

Aventis, an international pharma giant, will service its global requisites for glibenclamide from its plant in Ankleshwar, Gujarat.

Invest opportunities in Information Technology.

Gujarat is an excellent destination for Information Technology industries. There are several big Information Technology software companies in Gujarat.

Gautam Adani: Jain Businessman - Jainism
Gautam Adani Jain Indian Businessman

Gujarat Cooperative Milk Marketing

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