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Thriving outpost of Japan Inc hums away in dusty Indian town

Daikin is expanding its factory at Neemrana. The industrial complex also offers a streamlined licence and approval process that bypasses local officials who might ask for bribes.

Jaipur, Rajasthan

IN the desert-like scrub land of Rajasthan, beside a barren stretch of highway, an unlikely oasis appears: an island of Japan Inc.

On more than 1,100 acres of land dedicated exclusively to Japan's corporations, global titans such as Toyota, Daikin Industries and...

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