Which ecommerce site will win over India’s booming market? At the top, it’s a fierce battle between Flipkart and Snapdeal.
Capital New Delhi
Internet Penetration Rate 18%
Literacy Rate 69%
India, officially the Republic of India is a country in South Asia. The Indian economy is the world’s seventh-largest by nominal GDP and third-largest by purchasing power parity (PPP). Following market-based economic reforms in 1991, India became one of the fastest-growing major economies; it is considered a newly industrialised country.
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