FDI

For the first time in past five years, FDI equity inflows fell during the first 9 months of FY19 in terms of annual growth rate, media reports.  A CARE Ratings analysis based on Department for...
Mar 01, 2019
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India is not seeing any investment gains as global trade tensions disrupt supply chains, reports ET online.  In the run up to the general elections due May, foreign direct investment in India fell 7...
Feb 26, 2019
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The draft national e-commerce policy released by the government has left out some areas, which traders’ body CAIT feels may create new problems for the sector. “The draft of e-commerce policy looks...
Feb 25, 2019
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Foreign direct investment (FDI) in the telecom sector grew five times in the last three fiscals – from $1.3 billion in 2015-16 to $ 6.2 billion in 2017-18, said Manoj Sinha, Minister of State for...
Sep 26, 2018
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Under the erstwhile foreign exchange laws, foreign direct investment (FDI) in a manager or sponsor of an alternative investment fund (AIF) was permitted under the automatic route, subject to...
Jul 26, 2018
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With a threat of tariff hike looming large from the US government, China has set a June 30 deadline to set open $42 trillion financial sector to the world.   The Chinese government will ease...
May 08, 2018
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India has slipped by three notches to 11th position in the FDI Confidence Index 2018 of global consultancy firm A T Kearney. The country was ranked eight in 2017 index.     “India falls by...
May 03, 2018
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India is not a stranger to luxury. Earlier, this was restricted to the privileged few. However, as India of the 21st century aspires to rank amongst global manufacturers and service providers,...
Mar 27, 2018
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Meera Shankar   The world is in a state of flux, with old certainties being redefined even as we speak. The financial and economic crisis of 2008 and the subsequent prolonged slowdown in the...
Nov 08, 2017
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The government has set an FDI target of $100 billion in the tourism sector and aims to generate up to 100 million jobs over the next five years.  “Tourism industry has a multiplier effect on the...
Oct 24, 2017
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In a significant move, the government has decided to fast-track as many as 71 pending foreign investment proposals. These include proposals from companies like Amazon, Grofers, Urban Ladder, One97 (...
Jul 10, 2017
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As the government has abolished the Foreign Investment Promotion Board (FIPB), it will soon come up with the standard operating procedure (SOP) for the clearance of foreign investment proposals...
Jun 08, 2017
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The Union Cabinet has approved the abolition of the 25-year-old Foreign Investment Promotion Board (FIPB), which currently vets FDI proposals requiring the government approval.    On February 1...
May 25, 2017
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As the Modi government works on improving ease of doing business in the country, foreign direct investment (FDI) inflows into India have increased to a record $43 billion in a year in 2016-17. The...
May 22, 2017
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India is in a sweet spot. Forecasts indicate positive growth, Sensex made his­tory and politically, it is on a strong wicket. Then where is the catch? Or is there? But first let us focus on the...
May 15, 2017
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India's FDI inflow momentum is likely to slow down this year and exports also may not revive due to domestic bottlenecks, said a report.   Higher world growth is likely to buoy exports, a...
May 08, 2017
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The Foreign Investment Promotion Board (FIPB) has recommended a proposal to the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) for approval on the acquisition of Hyderabad-based Gland Pharma Ltd by...
Apr 25, 2017
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The government may further liberalise the Indian market and allow 100 per cent foreign direct investment (FDI) in the cash and ATM management companies, as they are not required to comply with...
Apr 17, 2017
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To boost the insurance sector, the government is likely to allow 100 per cent foreign direct investment in insurance broking. The move will also attract more funds.    Present policy as defined...
Mar 22, 2017
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In order to attract investment in retail as well as give a big boost to the Make in India programme, the government is considering a proposal to free up foreign direct investment (FDI) policy on...
Feb 20, 2017
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January witnessed about 125 transactions contributing over $3 billion, which is a 55 per cent increase in value as compared to the same period last year. The primary growth driver continues to be...
Feb 13, 2017
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As per the provision introduced in Budget 2017-18, the government will issue a list of transactions on which the “anti-abuse” provision of levying long-term capital gains tax on share transfer in...
Feb 07, 2017
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The Government of India has allowed 100 per cent foreign direct investment (FDI) in 'other financial services' carried out by non-banking financial services (NBFCs).   “The government has...
Oct 26, 2016
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The Government of India is making all efforts to attract foreign investment in the country, which include ease of doing business to liberalizing its policies.    In order to ensure foreign...
Oct 03, 2016
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The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on Wednesday, gave its approval to amend regulation for foreign investment in the Non- Banking Finance Companies (NBFCs).    “This...
Aug 11, 2016
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Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in India has increased by 37 per cent from October 2014 to May this year after the launch of 'Make in India', Minister of Commerce and Industry Nirmala Sitharaman...
Jul 21, 2016
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As Indian e-commerce are business models are undergoing a change, the funding patterns are also seeing a shift. Since the start of 2016, the ecommerce segment has not found too much favour with the...
Jun 02, 2016
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The government has been making several structural changes in the economy, which would place the country on a stronger footing as one of the leading economies of the world, Union Finance Minister...
Apr 20, 2016
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Global FDI increased by 36 percent in 2015 to $1.7trillion and is the highest since the financial crisis hit the global economy. Among the biggest host nations for FDI inflows is US with FDI worth...
Jan 21, 2016
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