Policy support needed for expansion, says BMW's Vikram Pawah

The company is expecting double-digit growth in the March quarter, says Pawah

Gireesh Babu Chennai
BMW ambassador, Sachin Tendulkar

Sachin Tendulkar, former cricketer and BMW Group India’s brand ambassador, at the firm’s 11-year celebration

The Indian arm of German automobile major BMW says it would like to localise more, from the current 50 per cent; however, official policies such as on customs duty and others are a deterrent.   The company is expecting double-digit growth in the March quarter, said Vikram Pawah, president, BMW Group India, while launching a skill development initiative in the country. He was speaking at the company's factory in Mahindra World City here, during the 11th year celebration of the facility.

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First Published: Mar 30 2018 | 5:58 AM IST

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