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India is seeing rapid economic growth, a growing middle class, and increased urbanization. India’s GDP in 2009 was the 11th largest in the world and 4th-largest in purchasing-power parity terms. GDP growth is expected to reach approximately 8% each year through 2015. Between 2002 and 2009, U.S. goods exports to India quadrupled, growing from $4.1 billion to more than $16.4 billion. India has large potential for investments in infrastructure in order to continue its growth: Over $1 trillion in infrastructure development needs between now and 2030 including in energy (renewable and civil nuclear), health care (medical technology, pharmaceuticals, and health IT), defense and homeland security, civil aviation (aircraft and infrastructure), retail and franchising, and ICT.
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