FDI in retail

Cabinet takes key FDI decisions ahead of Budget: Here's all you need to know

Cabinet takes key FDI decisions ahead of Budget: Here's all you need to know

This is the second major liberalisation in FDI policy by the NDA government in one go after major changes effected in June 2016.

Jan 10, 2018, 16:19 PM IST

Govt mulling to ease FDI in print media, construction, retail

 The government is moving ahead with further opening of print media, construction and retail sectors to foreign investments, and detailed deliberations in this regard were held in the finance ministry on Wednesday.

May 17, 2017, 18:04 PM IST
Government mulls 100% FDI in single brand retail

Government mulls 100% FDI in single brand retail

The government is considering allowing 100 percent FDI through automatic route in single brand retail to attract a larger number of global players in the sector.

Jan 17, 2017, 15:45 PM IST
India's relaxation of foreign investment rules credit positive: Moody's

India's relaxation of foreign investment rules credit positive: Moody's

India`s decision to relax foreign direct investment in sectors including defence, aviation, and retail is a positive development for the country`s sovereign ratings, said Moody`s Investors Service on Monday.

Jun 27, 2016, 12:17 PM IST
Single-brand retail: Apple resubmits proposal, Xiaomi applies

Single-brand retail: Apple resubmits proposal, Xiaomi applies

iPhone and iPad maker Apple has resubmitted its application for opening single-brand retail stores in the country as there were certain gaps in its earlier proposal.

Mar 13, 2016, 11:32 AM IST
FDI goes full throttle, spikes 114% in December

FDI goes full throttle, spikes 114% in December

India receives maximum FDI from Singapore, Mauritius, the Netherlands and Japan.

Feb 04, 2016, 21:50 PM IST
Commerce Ministry asks RBI, ED to probe if top ecommerce firms flouted rules

Commerce Ministry asks RBI, ED to probe if top ecommerce firms flouted rules

 The Commerce Ministry has requested the Enforcement Directorate and RBI to examine whether e-commerce majors Flipkart, Amazon and Snapdeal violated FDI rules by engaging in business-to-consumers (B2C) activity.

Nov 01, 2015, 14:36 PM IST

Any move to allow FDI in e-commerce will be opposed: Traders' Body

Traders' body Confederation of All India Traders reaffirmed it opposition to FDI in e-commerce amid reports that government may allow foreign investment in online retail

Oct 06, 2015, 13:47 PM IST
Not considering any plan to introduce FDI in e-com retail: Govt

Not considering any plan to introduce FDI in e-com retail: Govt

The ministry is holding stakeholders consultations with industry and states on the issues related with e-commerce such as its definition, said the minister.

Jul 22, 2015, 15:53 PM IST

Retailers body meets Nirmala on FDI issue

The ministry is also scheduled to meet chief ministers on July 15 to discuss the FDI issue.

Jul 09, 2015, 19:06 PM IST

Traders oppose FDI in retail, ecommerce; HC asks Centre to take views

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday asked the Centre to treat as a representation a plea of a traders association which is opposed to FDI in multi-brand retail and e-commerce.

Jun 17, 2015, 19:32 PM IST

'DIPP working on guidelines for e-commerce sector'

The government is aware of the issues between e-commerce retailers and brick-and-mortar outlets and it would "shortly address" this by evolving guidelines through FDI policy.

May 28, 2015, 19:01 PM IST

Walmart to open two wholesale stores in Andhra, Punjab

Walmart recently received all internal approvals for opening two new cash-and-carry stores in India, one in Vizag in Andhra Pradesh and second one in Ludhiana, their second store in the city in Punjab.

May 26, 2015, 18:22 PM IST

No change in stand on retail FDI, says Commerce Minister

Facing criticism on retail FDI issue, the government on Thursday sought to downplay the continuation of the policy permitting 51 percent FDI in the multi-brand retail sector saying the BJP's stand remains the same on the matter.

May 14, 2015, 17:29 PM IST

FDI increases 40% to Rs 1.76 lakh crore in FY15

There is no doubt that Select Committee will give overwhelming support to GST, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said on Thursday.

May 14, 2015, 15:52 PM IST

Will not allow entry of FDI in Delhi's retail sector: AAP govt

 A day after the Centre released its consolidated FDI policy, the Delhi government on Wednesday said it will not allow entry of foreign direct investment in the capital's retail sector, saying that it will be detrimental to the interests of traders in the city.

May 13, 2015, 22:24 PM IST

'Indian eCommerce not a bubble, to grow to $50 billion by 2020'

Terming investor concerns on Indian eCommerce sector as "misplaced", brokerage firm UBS on Wednesday said that the 'etail' market in the country is well placed for growth and could be worth USD 50 billion by 2020.

Apr 15, 2015, 18:52 PM IST

Economic Survey makes a case for liberalising FDI in retail

The Economic Survey has made a case for liberalising FDI in retail, saying that it would help bridge investment and infrastructure deficits and improve supply chain management.

Feb 27, 2015, 23:05 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

Difficult to do business in India, government needs to change it: Walmart

The world's largest retailer also said its arm, Walmart India will focus on wholesale cash and carry business in the country currently and is not looking at multi-brand segment, where foreign investors are not allowed beyond 51 percent.

Jan 16, 2015, 23:08 PM IST