The Economist : India Leads Offshore Service Locations Pack

Monday, September 3, 2007

India is still the most attractive country to which to move back-office operations, according to the 2007 Global Services Location Index compiled by A.T. Kearney.


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The index evaluates 50 countries according to three main categories: financial attractiveness, availability of skilled workers and the business environment.  India stays ahead of China, ranked second, thanks to lower wage, infrastructure and regulatory costs.  Both countries lead the rest by a good margin.  Policies to promote service exports in Latin America have helped Brazil and Mexico rise in the global league.  Less established locations in eastern Europe, such as Bulgaria and Slovakia, are now ranked higher than either Poland or the Czech Republic….And Malaysia is ahead of Singapore…..interesting…..

Reference : http://www.economist.com/displaystory.cfm?story_id=9725614

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