May 10 - OIA Global has opened a new operation in Chennai, India.

Gandhi JJ, OIA's senior operations executive in Chennai, explained that although the company has had a presence in the area through its network of partnerships for many years, increasing demand has led it to establish its own branch office.

"The International Monetary Fund (IMF) expects economic growth in India to exceed 6 percent in 2016," added OIA's managing director for Asia Pacific, Peter Wong. "Growth in Chennai has been led by the automotive, technology and textile sectors."

Sujit Nair has been named branch manager of the new office.