I spent an interesting afternoon yesterday at the France 'Make in India' seminar organised by the Indo-French Chamber of Commerce and Industry at the newly-opened Shangri-La Hotel, Bangalore.The discussions centred around two main themes of high relevance for Karnataka: Aerospace & Transport and Energy. Karnataka is home to over 170 French companies/ subsidiaries, operating ...

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India is projected to be the world’s most populous country by 2025. While the country offers incomparable business opportunities because of its huge market size, the demographic dynamics also create considerable challenges in terms of infrastructure needs. ARSHA Consulting takes you through the challenges and opportunities of Indian’s urbanization process. According to the l ...

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Doing business in India is not easy… but possible. To succeed, it is crucial to understand the underlying Indian culture of business. That means being able to build a relationship of trust with your audience, whether they are customers, clients, partners. ARSHA Consulting provides you tips to break into the Indian business world. "I don't feel India has been particularly frustr ...

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For those who are patient and persistent, the Indian market offers a wide range of opportunities, from the investment perspective, supply of provisions, as well as distribution of goods on this gigantic and growing market. Nevertheless, as Simon Avery explained it recently in the Globe and Mail, a few critical elements need to be taken into account before starting off. Without ...

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Despite undeniable progress, India is a country where it remains quite difficult to do business, as evidenced by the World Bank’s ranking. Yet, there are glimmers of hope! The Ease of doing business index, compiled by the World Bank indicates the ease – or difficulty – of doing business in different countries of the world. For example, the United States earns a score of 7, whil ...

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Let’s not hide the reality: sourcing in developing countries is always a challenge, and sourcing in India is no exception. It could even be more complex because India does not have the best reputation in terms of quality and reliability, especially when we talk about respecting deadlines. With some humour, they call their IST time zone, for India Standard Time, the Indian Stret ...

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Arsha Consulting is proud to be a member of the OSCI since February 2015.As explained on their website, the OSCI, Opérateurs Spécialistes du Commerce International, is the French Federation of Entrepreneurs in International Trade. It includes the Sociétés d’Accompagnement à l’International (SAI), (International Accompaniment Companies) the Sociétés de Gestion Export (SGE) (Expo ...

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2015 is projected as the year when Global trade will return to its 20-year average of 5.3%. Many emerging economies including India are expected to contribute majorly to this growth. No wonder, a look at the list of trade shows in India will reveal the brighter and positive side of the country. So, before making your business travel plan for this year, check out the Top 4 trade ...

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Antoine NATTA worked with us at Arsha Consulting on a two-and-a-half month internship project in the defence and aviation sector. This internship was mandatory for the completion of his MBA as part of the exchange programme between ESC Pau in France and the National School of Business Bangalore.According to the Embassy of India in Paris, over 300 MoUs (Memorandum of Understan ...

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India fell two rungs lower from its previous position in the World Bank’s report on the best places to do business. Is the dream running out or is there still hope for companies willing to head there?India is often projected as a harvesting ground for setting up global organizations but at the same time it is also considered as one of the most difficult places to do business. T ...

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