Asia Pacific: Nagpur, India

Asia Pacific: Nagpur, India

Population: 2.4 million
Ease of Doing Business Rank (India): 122
Rigidity of Employment Index (India): 30

The Indian city, known for its engineering and medical expertise, already is gaining a reputation among international companies. Boeing has established a $185 million maintenance center in Nagpur, and a new 1,220 acre Special Economic Zone being set up near the city's airport will add additional IT office space.