Policy-assisted Internationalization of Firms in Karnataka

  • Jaya Prakash Pradhan
  • Keshab Das
Part of the India Studies in Business and Economics book series (ISBE)


The case of the southern state of Karnataka illustrate that a subnational unit achieve rapid export growth if it pursues proactive and targeted policies for facilitating firms’ integration with global markets. The state has been a pioneer in formulating regional export strategy and promoting firms’ exporting through capacity building in terms of the provision of infrastructure, institutional support and fiscal incentives. Its export basket reflects active participation of SMEs and representation of products across high-technology, medium-technology and low-technology categories.


World Trade Organization Industrial Policy Manufacturing Firm Local Firm Export Performance 
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© Springer India 2016

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Centre for Studies in Economics and PlanningCentral University of GujaratGandhinagarIndia
  2. 2.Gujarat Institute of Development ResearchAhmedabadIndia

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