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Computer Industry in India-Strategies for Late-Comer Entry

Computer Industry in India Strategies for Late-Comer Entry Sudha Mahalingam The traditional import-substituting approach is unlikely to be cost-efficient in a high-tech sphere such as information technology. What is needed is a different approach based on the country's relative strengths as well as the available options. For, from the user's angle, the benefits of developments in information technology are far too valuable to be missed, while from the manufacturer's angle, the stakes of meaningful participation in global information technology trade are high. It is necessary to evolve suitable late-comer strategies after carefully weighing the available options.

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