India is emerging as an alternative production base to China amid efforts by Western nations to diversify. Photo: AFP
India is emerging as an alternative production base to China amid efforts by Western nations to diversify. Photo: AFP

US-led diversification push tests India’s potential as a China supply chain alternative

  • There is a growing consensus among policymakers and analysts that India is emerging as an alternative production base to China
  • But the country must address challenges ranging from red tape to skills shortages if it wants to capitalise on Western diversification

India is emerging as an alternative production base to China amid efforts by Western nations to diversify. Photo: AFP
India is emerging as an alternative production base to China amid efforts by Western nations to diversify. Photo: AFP
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