Chennai : Renault to increase exports from India, eyes African market French auto major Renault is looking to enhance exports from India to neighbouring countries and Africa as it seeks to make the country a manufacturing hub. “Last month we started exporting Duster and Kwid to Sri Lanka. This month we will be entering Nepal while we also prepare to enter Bhutan,” Sumit Sawhney, country CEO and managing director, Renault India Operations, told PTI. Not only the neighbouring countries, Renault will be looking to tap opportunities in Africa as well.
“We are working on strategy for exports to South Africa, hopefully, it will be finalised soon. Besides, we are looking at other countries in Africa,” Sawhney said. Even to Brazil, where the company’s small car Kwid will be manufactured and sold, Renault will be looking to export components. “Certain sets of components will be supplied from here in India,” he said.