Comprehensive Analysis Outline and Presentation
Antoinette Glover, Chad Loveland, Kristopher Watkins, Mark Strout, Walter Douglas
MGT/448
December 14, 2015
Dr. Ken Cromer














Comprehensive Analysis Outline and Presentation
• Region Analysis
o Regional alliances and economic integration
 The South Asian Association for regional Cooperation (SAARC)
 The South Asian region is the least integrated economic region of the world in spite of having enormous physical resources and 22% of the global population.
o Physical Environment and its effect on trade
 Close to Africa and Russia where majority of diamonds are mined.
 Easy access to ports, ocean shipping.
 Most of the country is on the Indian Ocean
o Political Stability
 Past 13 years political stability
 Longest serving prime minister
 Future is not so bright
 No party will get enough votes to be in power leaving third and fourth parties to make laws
o Economic Conditions
 Memorandum of Understanding with Russia
 Russia largest rough diamond producer
 Special zones for tax benefits for diamond importing and trading.
 Development of large retailers in the country to further business.
o Finance options available
 International Financing Institutions (IFI)
 U. S. Small Business Administration (SBA) export programs
 Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC)
 Export trade financing
o Social, health, and environmental conditions
 Social conditioning is vast, but they are generally categorized as social patterns and social structures including nationalism, education, employment, entertainment, popular culture, religion, spirituality and family life.
 Health condition is the level of functional or metabolic efficiency of a living organism. In humans it is the ability of individuals or communities to adapt and self-manage when facing physical, mental or social challenges.
o Terrorism threats
 Concerns with the withdrawal of NATO troops from Afghanistan of increased activity (Deccan Herald, 2014).
 India situated just south of the terrorist hot beds of the region.
 Concerns of increased piracy activity in the Indian Ocean are affecting trade routes (Townsend, 2015).
• Country Analysis
o Political stability
 The current administration feels that India is a strong partner in the region and the US supports India in a mutual trade agreement (U.S. Department of State, n.d)
 Follows a similar Government structure as the US (Democracy), slightly different on the state level.
 The United States and India appear to have a good relationship with several mutual interests.
o Economic conditions
 India is the largest trading partner with the United States. Including diamonds, gold, pharmaceutical and agricultural products (U.S. Department of State, n.d.).
 For 2015, India should emerge as the fastest growing economy. GPD growth rate at 7.5% (IBEF, 2015).
 Ranks seventh globally with its GDP.
o Finance options available
 One possible option considering India’s growth rate is Sovereign Debt.
 Another option would be to create a Mutual Fund.
o Physical environment and its effect on trade
 Commercial law based on British common law, same as US (Maginness, 2006).
 English is a fairly common language among professional class.
 Wages are low
o Social, health, and environmental conditions
 Social conditioning is vast, but they are generally categorized as social patterns and social structures including nationalism, education, employment, entertainment, popular culture, religion, spirituality and family life.
 Health condition is the level of functional or metabolic efficiency of a living organism. In humans it is the ability of individuals or communities to adapt and self-manage when facing physical, mental or social challenges.
o Cultural considerations
 Changing set of practices that are in dialogue with the past as it has been registered through texts, images, buildings, documents, stories, myths.
• Organization and product or service analysis
o Description of your organization
 Precious Stones Inc.
 Manufacturer of high end precious stones.
o Product needs assessment of the target country
 What is accessible?
 How hard is it to penetrate market?
o Description of product to meet the need
 Providing high end precious stones to jewelers at lowest cost possible.
 Ensuring highest possible level of quality and craftsmanship.




References
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http://www.ibef.org/industry/gems-jewellery-india.aspx
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