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Cummins India: Strong domestic growth fails to cheer investors

Exports may stay on weak footing despite leadership position

Cummins India

Hamsini Karthik
For investors of Cummins India, a subsidiary of US-based Cummins Inc, the unpredictability surrounding overall growth is a key concern. While the engine manufacturer has remained positive on domestic growth, exports — which account for over 30 per cent of its overall revenue — have remained the pain point for many quarters.
Exports are crucial for the company, not just in terms of revenue, but also for profitability. While India is not a key market for high-end products, overseas markets such as Europe, West Asia, and Africa are consumers of heavy-duty motor. Therefore, to scale up profitability, higher-margin export

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First Published: May 31 2019 | 12:23 AM IST

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