Foreign direct investment

India calls for new global partnership to boost economic growth

India calls for new global partnership to boost economic growth

The global economic recovery is only progressing slowly and growth is weaker than expected while risks persist, Ashish Sinha, a First Secretary in India`s UN Mission, told the General Assembly committee dealing with economic and financial matters on Thursday.

Oct 06, 2017, 09:45 AM IST

Forex reserves on BoP basis jump by $11.4 billion in Q1

On nominal terms, the foreign exchange reserves increased by USD 16.6 billion during the first quarter against increase of USD 3.3 billion during the same period last year.

Sep 15, 2017, 20:42 PM IST
Indian mindset for ownership of Air India; in theory all open: Gajapathi Raju

Indian mindset for ownership of Air India; in theory all open: Gajapathi Raju

Civil Aviation Minister Ashok Gajapathi Raju on Thursday said the "Indian mindset" is to keep the ownership of Air India within the country but "theoretically everything is open", including allowing foreign bidders.

Aug 31, 2017, 18:19 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
'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
Prime Minister Narendra Modi to review FDI policy tomorrow

Prime Minister Narendra Modi to review FDI policy tomorrow

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will review the foreign direct investment (FDI) policy on Friday with a view to removing bottlenecks to overseas inflows, sources said.

 

Jul 13, 2017, 16:39 PM IST

DIPP to hold meeting next week on new FDI approval system

This is the first meeting on FDI approvals related issues after abolition of the Foreign Investment Promotion Board (FIPB), a ministry official said.

 

Jul 07, 2017, 15:56 PM IST

Cross border mergers make India favoured FDI route: UNCTAD

Despite stagnant foreign direct investment (FDI) inflow of USD 44 billion in 2016, India will most likely remain most favoured destination due to its attractiveness among MNCs for cross-border mergers and acquisitions, a UN trade report has said.

 

Jun 08, 2017, 17:04 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

Poor show by banks, private investors challenge to growth: Arun Jaitley

Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday said that poor performance by private investors and banks still remains a challenge for the Indian economy.

May 27, 2017, 20:57 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
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
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
Net forex reserves increase by $14.2 billion in Apr-Dec period

Net forex reserves increase by $14.2 billion in Apr-Dec period

The country added USD 14.2 billion in foreign exchange reserves on the balance of payment basis during the first nine months of the outgoing financial year, which is marginally down from USD 14.6 billion accretion in the year-ago period, the Reserve Bank said on Thursday.

Mar 23, 2017, 20:25 PM IST
FDI policy easing in select sectors in the works

FDI policy easing in select sectors in the works

The government is expected to soon announce relaxations in the foreign direct investment (FDI) policy in certain sectors, including single brand retail.

Mar 02, 2017, 13:26 PM IST
Foreign direct investment zooms 60% to $4.68 billion in November

Foreign direct investment zooms 60% to $4.68 billion in November

With the government taking steps to improve ease of doing business and relax regulations, foreign direct investment into the country surged by 60 percent to USD 4.68 billion in November 2016.

Feb 08, 2017, 16:35 PM IST
FDI up 27% at $27.82 billion in Apr-Oct this fiscal

FDI up 27% at $27.82 billion in Apr-Oct this fiscal

Foreign direct investment (FDI) into the country grew by over 27 percent to USD 27.82 billion during April-October this fiscal.

Jan 04, 2017, 15:21 PM IST

Govt mulls aligning flying operator norms with FDI policy

The sector is faced with an odd situation wherein a foreign investor, excluding overseas airlines, can acquire up to 100 percent stake in a local carrier but not seek a scheduled operator's permit. The permit can only be given to a company which has substantial ownership and effective control in the hands of Indian nationals.

Oct 31, 2016, 21:54 PM IST