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Modi to 'Amazonise' US$400b in procurement

New system allows vendors to bid for any government purchase and is designed to leave a digital trail
Friday, December 2, 2016 - 05:50
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India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi plans to move all government purchases, from paper clips to power plant turbines, to an Amazon-like online marketplace that could eventually be worth a fifth of the country's US$2 trillion economy.

New Delhi

INDIA'S Prime Minister Narendra Modi plans to move all government purchases, from paper clips to power plant turbines, to an Amazon-like online marketplace that could eventually be worth a fifth of the country's US$2 trillion economy.

Mr Modi's government, which on Nov 8