FDI in multi-brand retail

No proposal to review FDI in multi-brand retail: Government

No proposal to review FDI in multi-brand retail: Government

The current foreign direct investment policy permits overseas players to hold 51 percent stake in an Indian retail company.

Apr 10, 2017, 15:11 PM IST
Nirmala Sitharaman says no to FDI in multi-brand retail

Nirmala Sitharaman says no to FDI in multi-brand retail

At present, 100 percent foreign direct investment (FDI) is allowed only in business-to-business (B2B) e-commerce and not in the retail segment.

May 30, 2015, 20:51 PM IST

CAIT ask govt to annul 51% FDI policy in multi-brand retail

Traders body CAIT Sunday asked the government to scrap the policy of 51 percent FDI in multi-brand retail sector.

May 24, 2015, 23:46 PM IST
Foreign investors should know BJP opposed to retail FDI: FM Jaitley

Foreign investors should know BJP opposed to retail FDI: FM Jaitley

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday said that foreign investors proposing to enter the multi-brand retail business in India should know that they can face problems as the ruling BJP is not in favour of it.

May 23, 2015, 19:08 PM IST

BJP never in favour of FDI in multi-brand retail: Arun Jaitley

Jaitley also evaded giving a direct reply to a question on what the government's response will be if a retailer was to submit an FDI proposal.

May 19, 2015, 13:02 PM IST

BJP stand on FDI multi-brand retail unchanged: FM Jaitley

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday parried questions on the government re-stating the UPA decision that permitted FDI in multi-brand retail, but made it clear that BJP's political stand was opposed to it.

May 14, 2015, 20:02 PM IST

No change in stand on retail FDI, says Commerce Minister

Traders body CAIT has also criticised the central government for retaining the retail FDI policy.

May 14, 2015, 18:23 PM IST

Govt retains 51% FDI in multi-brand retail

Government has retained the previous UPA regime's decision allowing foreign retailers to open multi-brand stores with 51 percent ownership, in its consolidated FDI policy released Tuesday, notwithstanding the political slugfest over the issue.

May 12, 2015, 23:37 PM IST

Future Group's retail business to merge with Bharti Retail

Homegrown Future Group has decided to merge its retail business with Bharti Retail.

May 04, 2015, 14:39 PM IST

Larger consensus must for rethink on retail FDI: Jaitley

Jaitley maintained that the BJP's position remains the same on multi-brand retail FDI and his position was also the same.

Jan 23, 2015, 13:17 PM IST

FDI in multi-brand retail remains a concern, says US expert

One of the big concerns that investors in the US have about India is lack of decisiveness on FDI in multi-brand retail, says a US expert on India.

Dec 19, 2014, 23:06 PM IST

Govt will not allow FDI in multi-brand retail: Nirmala

The NDA government will not allow foreign direct investment in multi-brand retail, Commerce and Industry Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said Monday.

Sep 08, 2014, 17:22 PM IST

Government not to allow FDI in multi-brand retail

The union government has decided not to allow any foreign direct investment in the multi-brand retail trade. This was stated by Commerce and Industry Minister- Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday.

Sep 08, 2014, 17:00 PM IST

NDA govt will not entertain FDI in multi-brand retail: Nirmala Sitharaman

Clearing government stand on FDI in multi-brand retailing, Commerce and Industry Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Wednesday said the NDA government will not "entertain" foreign direct investment in multi-brand retail.

Aug 13, 2014, 14:58 PM IST

'NDA govt will not entertain FDI in multi-brand retail'

Clearing government stand on FDI in multi-brand retailing, Commerce and Industry Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Wednesday said the NDA government will not "entertain" foreign direct investment in multi-brand retail.

Aug 13, 2014, 13:39 PM IST

Don't change FDI policy, Sharma's advice to his successor

Worried that the new government might amend the FDI policy especially in retail, Commerce and Industry Minister Anand Sharma has prepared a "handover note" advising his successor to ensure "stability" of the FDI rules.

May 16, 2014, 08:27 AM IST

Commerce Ministry seeks opinion on retail FDI policy reversal

The Commerce and Industry Ministry has asked the Law Ministry for its opinion on whether the Delhi and Rajasthan governments can reverse decisions to allow foreign retailers to start supermarket chains.

Feb 18, 2014, 21:03 PM IST

'Rajasthan govt decision on retail FDI to dent investor confidence'

Industry body Assocham on Saturday expressed serious concern over the withdrawal of FDI policy in multi-brand retail by the Rajasthan government and said the decision would dent the confidence of global investors.

Feb 01, 2014, 18:28 PM IST

Rajasthan follows Delhi in scrapping FDI in multi-brand retail

Rajasthan, one of 12 states that agreed to allow global companies to open supermarkets, scrapped approval given by previous government for foreign direct investment (FDI) in multi-brand retailing.

Jan 31, 2014, 21:20 PM IST

Rajasthan too scraps FDI in multi-brand retailing

Following Delhi, Rajasthan has scrapped the decision to allow FDI in multi-brand retailing.

Jan 31, 2014, 20:47 PM IST