Tata launches lottery for Nano buyers

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The lottery system works when demand exceeds supply.

However, in a downturn, when supply exceeds demand, the results will be felt immediately.

In fact, here the current domestic system works better as there is a 6 to 8 week buffer so that minor economic fluctuations are avoided.

Short and sweet -- no system handles the business implications of a financial crisis like the one that we have now.

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