FDI

'Streamlining taxation will help India reach top 50 in ease of doing business'

Lauding the government`s efforts in attracting a record $60 billion worth of FDI in a single year, he invited the domestic and global investors to reap dividends by investing in the infrastructure and logistics sector that provide huge scope.

Nov 02, 2017, 17:52 PM IST
India Inc's investment overseas down 15% to $1.34 billion in August

India Inc's investment overseas down 15% to $1.34 billion in August

The investment break-up included USD 944.14 million in the form of guarantees issued, USD 184.44 million and loan and USD 210.68 million as equity infusion.

Sep 12, 2017, 15:50 PM IST

FDI flows into India to rise to 2.5% of GDP in 5 years: UBS

The foreign direct investments (FDI) into India have nearly doubled over the past decade to USD 42 billion, which was 1.9 per cent of GDP in 2016-17.

Aug 25, 2017, 17:07 PM IST
Tech giants will learn to respect Indian laws: Ravi Shankar Prasad

Tech giants will learn to respect Indian laws: Ravi Shankar Prasad

Technological giants will learn to respect laws of India, Union IT and Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said on Thursday but acknowledged that companies like Google and Facebook are empowering Indians.

Aug 24, 2017, 21:49 PM IST
Arun Jaitley reviews FDI policy in various sectors

Arun Jaitley reviews FDI policy in various sectors

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Monday held a meeting with other ministers and government officials for a review of the current Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) policy, informed sources said.

Aug 14, 2017, 16:07 PM IST

India one of the most open economies globally for FDI: Survey

The mid-year Survey of the economy described foreign direct investment (FDI) as an enabler of economic growth since it enhances productivity by bringing capital, skills and technology to the host country.

Aug 11, 2017, 20:18 PM IST
Forex reserves touch new life-time high of $393.448 billion

Forex reserves touch new life-time high of $393.448 billion

FCAs, a major component of the overall reserves, rose by USD 964.4 million to USD 369.723 billion, the data showed.

Aug 11, 2017, 20:08 PM IST
FDI in construction sector falls 59% to $1.9 billion

FDI in construction sector falls 59% to $1.9 billion

The real estate sector is facing demand slowdown in the last few years leading to fall in housing sales and new launches during 2016, delay in project execution and rise in debt of developers, the survey mentioned.

Aug 11, 2017, 17:41 PM IST
'Telecom sector received FDI worth over $9.79 billion from 2014-15'

'Telecom sector received FDI worth over $9.79 billion from 2014-15'

The country received foreign direct investment (FDI) of over USD 9.79 billion since 2014-15 in the telecom sector, Parliament was informed on Wednesday

Aug 02, 2017, 18:29 PM IST
Approved three proposals for FDI in food retail: Government

Approved three proposals for FDI in food retail: Government

While Amazon Retail has proposed investment of Rs 3,500 crore, Supermarket Grocery Supplies has planned Rs 105 crore.

Aug 02, 2017, 17:16 PM IST
Mauritius dislodges Singapore to emerge as top source of FDI in 2016-17

Mauritius dislodges Singapore to emerge as top source of FDI in 2016-17

Island nation Mauritius elbowed out Singapore to emerge as the top source of foreign direct investment (FDI) into India in 2016-17.

May 28, 2017, 12:03 PM IST
P-note investments hit 4-month low of Rs 1.68 lakh crore in April

P-note investments hit 4-month low of Rs 1.68 lakh crore in April

Investments in domestic capital markets through participatory notes fell to a four-month low of Rs 1.68 lakh crore at the end of April amid stringent norms put in place by Sebi to curb the inflow of illicit funds.

May 28, 2017, 11:07 AM IST
India retains world's highest FDI recipient crown: Report

India retains world's highest FDI recipient crown: Report

India retained its numero uno position being the world's top most greenfield FDI investment destination for the second consecutive year, attracting USD 62.3 billion in 2016, says a report.

May 25, 2017, 21:08 PM IST

Indian market should be more deregulated, FDI friendly: ADB

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) today lauded Prime Minister Narendra Modi's effort of integrating indirect taxes through the GST, even as it wants the Indian market to be more "deregulated" and FDI friendly to realise the true potential.

May 04, 2017, 12:55 PM IST
PMO ask departments to provide enabling framework to attract FDI

PMO ask departments to provide enabling framework to attract FDI

The Prime Minister's Office (PMO) has asked all the ministries and departments to modify enabling framework and regulations in tune with the liberalised FDI policy with a view to attracting more foreign investment.

Apr 23, 2017, 12:21 PM IST
Govt may soon allow 100% FDI in cash, ATM management companies

Govt may soon allow 100% FDI in cash, ATM management companies

Cash and ATM management companies will soon be allowed to attract 100 percent foreign direct investment as they are not required to comply with the Private Security Agencies (Regulation) Act (PSARA).

Apr 16, 2017, 17:20 PM IST
Walmart evaluating FDI guidelines on food retail in India: CEO

Walmart evaluating FDI guidelines on food retail in India: CEO

Walmart India is "evaluating" foreign direct investment (FDI) guidelines for the food retail space in India as the government has permitted 100 percent FDI in the sector.

Apr 13, 2017, 17:08 PM IST
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

Uttarakhand govt aims to attract FDI

The BJP-ruled Uttarakhand government has started taking measures to attract Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in the state.

Mar 31, 2017, 19:52 PM IST

No FDI in defence, ports, coal in Apr-Dec period: Govt

As many as five sectors including defence, ports and coal have failed to attract any foreign direct investments during the April-December period of the current fiscal, Parliament was informed on Monday.

Mar 20, 2017, 15:53 PM IST