Indian Auto-Component Supply Chain at the Crossroads

  title={Indian Auto-Component Supply Chain at the Crossroads},
  author={Karthik Balakrishnan and Sridhar Seshadri and Anshul Sheopuri and Ananth Iyer},
We trace the evolution of the auto component supply chain in India (following the opening of the Indian economy in 1990) using a combination of data on firm and sectoral performance, customer satisfaction surveys and interviews with experts. During the last decade, the industry has made remarkable progress on multiple fronts. This is particularly true with regard to quality ten firms in this industry have won the coveted Deming award during the last six years. We first observe that… CONTINUE READING


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