Matrimony is one of India’s biggest businesses; $130Bn+ opportunity

Annual spending on these—from matchmakers and caterers to film and construction crews—may exceed $130bn.  The marriage industry is India’s fourth-largest industry, behind energy, banking and insurance but ahead of cars, steel and technology.

Weddings are a big reason why India is the world’s largest gold importer, buying $46bn-worth of the yellow metal in the past year.

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