How would India auto industry fare in 2009? In 2009 estimated rate of growth of India auto industry is going to be 9 percent. Auto industry in India has been hit hard by ongoing global financial recession. Sales figures of India automobile industry for December 2008 have shown devastating after effects of global financial slowdown.
However, there is still hope for automobile industry of India in 2009 as there are certain factors working in its favor. India is blessed with a middle class, which is getting economically stronger with every passing day. This class is being touted as potential consumers for India auto industry in years to come.
Indian economy has been, more or less, able to withstand tremors of global financial meltdown. Even though its rate of growth has slowed down considerably, there are hopes of an economic revival. Work force of auto industry of India is relatively well trained. All these factors indicate that there could be a decent future for India auto industry in days to come.
India automobile market India automobile market is likely to be in good shape in 2009. Much of this optimism results from renewed interest being shown in India auto industry by reputed overseas car makers. Nissan Motors, which is a well known Japanese car making company, regards India automobile market as a global car manufacturing hub for future.
Hyundai, a major automobile establishment of South Korea, has put in large sums of money in India automobile market. As per its estimates, India auto industry could become a major center for small car manufacturing organizations in future.
There are some other automobile companies of world who have shown interest in India auto market. Major names among these are General Motors, Skoda Auto and Mercedes-Benz. These companies have major plans lined up for India auto industry and are likely to invest a huge amount of money in India automobile market.
India domestic auto industry India domestic auto industry has been passing through a tough phase in 2008 and such a trend is supposed to continue in 2009 as well. Leading members of India auto industry have forecast a difficult path in 2009. Shinzo Nakanishi, managing director of Maruti Suzuki, has said that 2009 would present them with a number of challenges. fitted greatly from China auto insurance policies. One example is Huatai Insurance Co, which generates 70 percent of its income from these policies.
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Readers of the Financial Times would have recently encountered a story that encompasses the paper’s version of bad/good news when it comes to the oil business. According to the author Daniel Yergin, the bad news is that several major oil exporters are suffering from insurrection and civil war, which threatens global supplies. But, there is also good news:
The sum of these risks is trumped by the old-fashioned forces of supply and demand. While there may be a surplus of geopolitical risk in the world, there is an even greater surplus of oil.
Professor at Columbia University. Recipient of the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences in 2001 & the John Bates Clark Medal in 1979. Author of "Freefall: America, Free Markets", "The Sinking of the World Economy", "Globalisation and its Discontents" & "Making Globalisation Work".
Professor of Economics & Director of the Earth Institute at Columbia University. Special Adviser to the UN Secretary-General on the Millennium Development Goals. Founder & co-President of the Millennium Promise Alliance.
Andrea Edwards has worked in marketing and communications all over the globe for 20 years, and is now focused on her passion – writing. A gifted communicator, strategist, writer and avid blogger, Andrea is Managing Director of SAJE, a digital communications agency, and The Writers Shop – a regional collaboration between the best business writers in Asia Pacific