Is India’s country-wide tax a ‘game-changer’ for business?

By Rama Lakshmi, December 26, 2014

KHANAURI, India — On a recent foggy winter morning, the line of trucks stretched for miles at Khanauri, a state border checkpoint in northern India. The drivers had been traveling for days carrying factory goods. But the arduous journey on bumpy, crowded roads is not their biggest problem, they say. It is long waits and laborious paperwork at regulatory checkpoints such as this — where more than 1,500 trucks stop for hours every day — that add significantly to the cost of doing business in India. Read full article >>