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Opportunistic Indians ride China's economic boom

In the northeastern part of the industrial Chinese city of Guangzhou lies a condominium that looks like most others in the city, but it has a Hindu temple, an Indian grocery store and a caterer that supplies traditional Indian snacks. This apartment building is home to an expanding community of entrepreneurs from China's economic rival, India, who have migrated to the capital city of the mainland's southern Guangdong province to set up businesses, in sectors ranging from procurement to food and beverage.

In a world going through an epochal transition to something no-one can foresee, the news is frequently grim and it is easy for a foreign correspondent to become permanently cynical writing about all that is going wrong. 

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