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India opens to global supermarkets

Large international supermarket chains can now open up in India following a government decision.

India's retail market is estimated to generate $450bn each year.

Opening up the market to foreign players is being seen as a way to increase efficiency in the food supply chain but small businesses fear they will be driven out of business.

Sanjoy Majumder reports from Delhi.

  • 25 Nov 2011
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