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FDI in India jumps 35% to $13.6 bn in Jan-Jul 2013

Last Updated: Friday, November 01, 2013, 00:09

Foreign direct investment in India has increased by about 35 percent to USD 13.6 billion during the first half of 2013 with merger and acquisitions accounting for the bulk of inflows, says an UNCTAD report.

FDI in August dips 38% to $1.4 bn, lowest in last 8 months

Last Updated: Sunday, October 27, 2013, 11:17

Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) into India declined to 8-month low of USD 1.4 billion in August, down 38 percent year-on-year.

Tesco says it is awaiting clarity on India's retail FDI norms

Last Updated: Thursday, October 10, 2013, 21:02

UK's leading retailer Tesco Plc is awaiting clarity on India's policy on FDI in multi-brand retail trading before drawing up its plans for the country.

Govt clears three FDI proposals worth Rs 38 cr

Last Updated: Tuesday, October 08, 2013, 17:53

Equitas Holdings has been given permission to increase FDI percentage in an investing company by way of share transfers. The proposal entails investment of Rs 36.09 crore.

FinMin wants FDI policy to cover warrants

Last Updated: Sunday, October 06, 2013, 12:02

To streamline foreign investment procedures, the Finance Ministry has asked the DIPP to include warrants in the FDI policy and make it mandatory for holders to make full payment to companies within 12 months.

DIPP to soon start talks in FDI in e-commerce in retail

Last Updated: Sunday, September 29, 2013, 12:40

At present, 100 percent Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) is allowed only in business-to-business (B2B) e-commerce and not in retail trading.

Govt notifies changes in FDI policy

Last Updated: Wednesday, September 11, 2013, 20:46

The government has notified changes in the FDI policy, paving the way for larger overseas investments in sectors such as multi-brand retail and telecom.

Rs 44,000 cr worth of food go waste every year: Pawar

Last Updated: Friday, August 23, 2013, 15:05

Pawar said investment of FDI in retail was expected to help in developing back-end cold storage infrastructure.

IKEA looks at Haryana, Andhra, Maharashtra, K'taka for stores

Last Updated: Monday, August 12, 2013, 17:37

The company's plan was conveyed by IKEA CEO Mikael Ohlsson, who met Commerce and Industry Minister Anand Sharma here Monday, sources said.

FDI in multi-brand retail issue may face rough weather in RS

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 06, 2013, 17:03

The issue of FDI in multi-brand retail trade may face rough weather in Rajya Sabha, when a statutory motion on the matter is taken up for vote in the ongoing session.

'Foreign retailers may not enter India before 2014 elections'

Last Updated: Sunday, August 04, 2013, 22:31

Foreign retailers like Walmart, Tesco and Carrefour are unlikely to enter the supermarket business in India before the 2014 general elections even though the government has partly addressed their concerns and relaxed the norms, industry experts say.

UPA has surrendered before global retailers: BJP

Last Updated: Friday, August 02, 2013, 21:53

BJP accused UPA of surrendering before global retailers like Walmart by diluting norms for FDI in multi-brand retail and promised to do away with such "flip-flop" economic policy if voted to power.