• Business Line -
Financial Daily published by The Hindu group. Has some sort of searchable archive online.
• Capital Market -
While they now charge for the really detailed stuff, you can still get a lot here for free, and the scoreboard section is quite good, giving details about various Indian equities. Data include
par value, subscribed equity, sales, profits, closing price, market cap, cash earnings per share, EPS, P/E and some other data as well. And from the main page, you'll find advertisements for books and how to order
• Confederation of Indian Industry -
[Fee-based]. Type in a name of a company or a product, and you get a list containing the matches from their database
of 4,000 companies. For free, you get the products and number of employees, and for a small fee, you can download address, phone, officers, sales, SIC codes, etc.
• India Exporters Yellow Pages -
This database contains approximately 30,000 entries of exporter companies in India.
Search by sector. Name, address, phone and fax.
• India Importers Yellow Pages -
Names, address, phone and fax of Indian importers. Organised into 315 subsectors.
• India Informer -
[Fee-based]. At this site, you can purchase information about many Indian public companies.
• India Yellow Pages -
Claims to be the most comprehensive business directory of India. The listing have short descriptions of the companies and contact names in addition to the address and phone numbers.
• The National Stock Exchange of India -
Price and volume information for public firms traded on the NSE in India
Off the Web
• Doing Business in Today's India -
[Book -- Amazon]. Aimed at the western businessman to get an understanding of Indian business practices, especially
in relationship to the culture. Also has an overview of the legal system. 344 pages. $69.50.
• The Business Guide to India -
[Book -- Amazon]. Describes Indian business practices. Includes chapters on taxes,
intellectual property, arbitration, etc. There are also a few chapters that discuss individual sectors. A complete table
of contents is available on Amazon. $14.36 (20% off).
• "Infoquest Gujarat -
Profiles of thousands of companies located in the Gujarat area of India. Contains names of executives and contact details.
• Country Commercial Guide
• FAO Brief - Country profile by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. (Adobe Acrobat Required.)
• Indian Law Links
• India One Stop -
Has some general industry overviews (15 non-food sectors, 7 food sectors).
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