Impact of Recession on India

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IMPACT OF RECESSION ON INDIA

Indian companies have major outsourcing deals from the US. India's exports to the US have also grown substantially over the years. More people have sold the shares in the indian share market than they bought in the recent weeks. This has added to the fall of sensex to lower points.

One danger meanwhile is of a dip in the employment market. There is already anecdotal evidence of this in the IT and financial sectors, and reports of quiet downsizing in many other fields as companies cut costs. Many companies has laid off their staffs, the number of tourists inflow to india has come down, companies have cut down compensations and perks etc, government and other private companies are reluctant in starting new ventures and starting new projects etc.

One of the casualties this time could be real estate, where building projects are half-done all over the country and in this tight liquidity situation developers find it difficult to raise finances. The only way out of the mess is for builders to drop prices, which had reached unrealistic levels and assumed the characteristics of a property bubble, so as to bring buyers back into the market, but there is not enough evidence of that happening.

Recession in jobs availiability and companies following downsizaing in the existing available staff and cutting down of the perks and salary corrections. Globally the financial sector sacking the existing base of employees

In high numbers in US the major example being CITI Group same still followed by others in hospitality industry Jet and Kingfisher Airlines too. The cut in salary for the pilots being 90 % can any one imagine such a huge cut in salary

For the first time in five years, India’s export growth has turned negative. Exports for October 2008 contracted by 15% on a year-on-year basis. This should not surprise as the OECD economies that account for over 40% of India’s export market have been slowing for months. With the US and EU...
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